Restored 2017


As a vicious wild boar terrorizes the Australian outback, the husband of one of the victims is joined by a hunter and a farmer in a search for the beast.

Restoration Work Undertaken

Original Theatrical Release 1984. Restored 2017. Extensive Work undertaken. 35mm interNeg 4K film scan, PFclean dirt removal and de-flicker, Stabilised where possible, Colour correction, Dirt and scratch concealment. The interNeg was heavily sprinkled with white neg dirt requiring most frames hand painted.

Primary Production Companies: UAA Films, McElroy & McElroy, Western Fim Productions
Producer: Hal McElroy
Assistant Producer: Tim Sanders
Director: Russell Mulcahy
Editor: William M. Anderson
Editor's Assistants: Ashley Grenville, Paula Lourie
Colorist: Arthur Cambridge
Visual / SFX: Roger Cowland
Writers: Everett De Roche, Peter Brennan
Cast: Gregory Harrison, Arkie Whiteley, Bill Kerr, Chris Haywood, David Argue, Judy Morris
Format: Feature Film
Genres: Horror, Thriller
Services: Authoring, Colour Grading, Film Scanning & Digitisation, Mastering - Prep for Cinema, DVD, Blu-Ray, NetFlix & VOD, Restoration
Distributors: Greater Union Organisation (GUO), Warner Bos., Umbrella Entertainment

Awards: 3 Wins and 5 Nominations

Awards Won: Australian Cinematographers Society: Cinematographer of the Year. Australian Film Institute: Best Achievement in Editing, Best Achievement in Cinematography.
Award Nominations: Australian Film Institute: Best Screenplay - Adapated, Best Original Music Score, Best Achievement in Sound, Best Achievement in Production. Avoriaz Fantastic Film Festival: Grand Prize.

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