Exteriors filmed in Andamooka, South Australia. Drinking, swearing, gambling, whoring, and of course fighting. He eventually decided on the latter. Deviants are held at a rehabilitation fortress until they’re set into a deadly game of survival, in the hopes of returning to world society. Gerard Kennedy is, as always, simply great in the role of Tarzan. This results in a bare-knuckle punch-up for the movie’s denouement. Add the first question.

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The story involves a gang of rough miners. He eventually decided on the latter. Browse free movies and TV series.

The Last of the The Last of the Knucklmen received some of the best critical notices of any Tim Burstall film but proved disappointing at the box office when it opened on 12 July The Untold Story Retrieved 26 September When Pansy brings Carl thd challenge Tarzan, Tom reveals himself as a karate champion and takes on Carl. The film had a low advertising budget and limited release and was in direct competition with several other Australian features screening at the same time.

He allies himself with the mining foreman Tarzan Gerard Kennedy before the big fight. It’s a right-wing view of unionism.


Despite some lovely shots done during the golden hour, this otherwise shows its stage origins at every turn. The Last of the Knucklemen Exteriors filmed in Andamooka, South Australia.

John Power’s play had been produced in Mad Dog Stewart Faichney It’s very much just about the daily lives of the characters working there, escapees from their lives elsewhere, and doesn’t really have much else to do. Tom Peter Hehir turns up at the mine looking for a place to hide. Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet!

‎The Last of the Knucklemen () directed by Tim Burstall • Reviews, film + cast • Letterboxd

This results in a bare-knuckle punch-up for the movie’s denouement. Fun little Australian roughneck flic that checks off all the boxes. The New York Times. John Power Tim Burstall.

Knucklemen was the last film made under the Hexagon Productions banner that had successfully linked production, exhibition and distribution in Australia for films like Alvin Purple and Petersen After an attempted theft of his daughter’s husband’s car, LAPD Captain Gibbs declares war on master car thief Maindrian Pace – overtaking his boss’ betrayal and pursuing the Eleanor as Pace tries to make his getaway. Retrieved 27 October Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends.


I wanted it to be seen not just as ockerism but as anthropology. Tim Burstall’s one a only a handful of Australian directors that’ve managed to consistently get films produced in the country on a regular basis, and was rather unique in his consistently making films dealing with the working class.

A night out is to take a trip to the visiting prostitutes in their caravans. Views Read Edit View history.

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Retrieved 15 May By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Was this review helpful to you? They swear, brawl, gamble, and drink heavily.