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Wake in Fright Reviews

November 15, 2012
Wake in Fright is essential viewing for anyone interested in the roots of male violence.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
November 1, 2012
A Conradian parable of a man succumbing to the wild, the film is remarkable for its raw, pointed dithe suggests, and you'll find the beast concealed behind the mask of propriety.
November 1, 2012
It is powerful, genuinely shocking and rather amazing.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
October 25, 2012
Several decades later, it still chills.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
October 19, 2012
"Wake in Fright" is true horror.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
October 11, 2012
"Wake in Fright" is a monster movie, and the monster is us.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
October 5, 2012
Australian tale of a holiday gone wrong has a potent, distinctive creepiness.
October 4, 2012
A legendary and controversial Aussie classic, although it's long been available only in poor-quality video releases.
October 3, 2012
Wake in Fright is the closest a movie can get to a primal scream.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
October 2, 2012
Kotcheff's beware-the-backwoods thriller takes an unholy pleasure in watching Bond, an actor who always looks as if he's just bitten into a maggot-filled peach, devolve from full frontal dude-ity into a beast.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 2, 2012
A road movie using undeveloped land as a blank screen on which to project a dark deconstruction of masculinity and manifest destiny.