|Directed by||Paul Cox|
|Written by||Linda Aronson|
|Based on||original concept by Paul Cox|
|Produced by||Kostas Kallergis|
|Edited by||John Scott|
|Distributed by||Greg Lynch Film Distributors|
|1 June 1979 (premiere)|
16 August 1979 (release)
|104 mins (original)|
93 mins (release)
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The film was shot over four weeks in March 1979. $100,000 of the budget came from the Victorian Film Corporation.
Post production on the film was rushed so Cox could ready it in time for the Melbourne Film Festival which he now says was a mistake. However it was the best received of all Cox's features to date.
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