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Killing of Angel Street (1981)

Killing of Angel Street

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Director Donald Crombie's fourth feature tackles the problem of out-of-control redevelopment by unscrupulous corporate developers. Angel Street is a row of charming and quaint homes on the shore of Australia's Sydney Harbor. A development company wants to buy the homes, raze the street, and build high-rise apartments in their wake. When B.C. Simmonds (Alexander Archdale), the leader of the residents' group, dies under mysterious circumstances, his daughter Jessica (Liz Alexander) takes up the residents' cause against the developers, assisted by Elliot (John Hargreaves), the Communist union official with whom Jessica had a brief affair. It turns out that the developers are not just businessmen, but have a malevolent connection with the government. ~ Paul Brenner, Rovimore
Rating: PG
Genre: Drama
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Alexander Archdale
as B.C. Simmonds
Gordon McDougall
as Sir Arthur Wadham
David Downer
as Alan Simmonds
John Stone
as Mr. Benson
Reg Lye
as Riley
Arkie Whiteley
as Tina Benson
David Waters
as Ric James
Peter Collingwood
as Govnmt. Minister
Robert Smith
as Squatter on Chimney
Brian Anderson
as Sgt. Forbes
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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | August 30, 2004
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A celebration of citizen activism.

Full Review… | August 19, 2004
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