Shame (1988)





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When her bike breaks down on a cross-country motorcycling holiday, lawyer Asta Cadell (Deborra-Lee Furness) stops off in a small Australian town to find a mechanic. Once there, she discovers that the women in the town are being raped and terrorized by a group of local thugs. While the townsfolk turn a blind eye on the boys' misbehavior, Asta vows to help young rape victim Lizzie Curtis (Simone Buchanan) seek justice.

Rating: R (adult situations/language, nudity, violence)
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure
Directed By:
Written By: Beverly Blankenship, John Byrum, Michael Brindley
In Theaters:
Republic Pictures Home Video


as Asta Cadell

as Tim Curtis

as Lizzie Curtis

as Tina Farrel

as Sgt. Wal Cuddy

as Norma Curtis

as Danny Fiske
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Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | August 30, 2004
New York Times
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Washington Post
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A well-paced, powerful attempt to canvass an important issue

Full Review… | March 29, 2001

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