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Frenchman's Farm (1987)

An Australian woman's car breaks down in the country, and when she goes to get help, she's whisked back in time to 1944 and witnesses a murder. Returning to her car, time reverts to normal,... See full summary »

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Ron Way

Writers:

James Fishburn (script), Ron Way (script) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tracey Tainsh Tracey Tainsh ... Jackie Grenville
David Reyne David Reyne ... Barry Norden
Norman Kaye ... Reverend Aldershot
John Meillon ... Bill Dolan
Ray Barrett ... Harry Benson
Phil Brock Phil Brock ... John Hatcher
Andrew Blackman ... John Mainsbridge
Andrew Johnston ... William Morris
Errol O'Neill Errol O'Neill ... Programmer
Penny Jones Penny Jones ... Programmer
Gennifer Flowers ... Mrs. Grenville (as Jennifer Flowers)
Kym Lynch Kym Lynch ... George Slater
Ian Leigh-Cooper Ian Leigh-Cooper ... Librarian
Lynne Schofield Lynne Schofield ... Madame Cheveraux
Rod Warren Rod Warren ... Television Newsreader
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An Australian woman's car breaks down in the country, and when she goes to get help, she's whisked back in time to 1944 and witnesses a murder. Returning to her car, time reverts to normal, but unable to convince anyone of her story, she investigates the crime herself. Written by Brian J. Wright <tyrannorabbit@hotmail.com>

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The farm . . . where the calendar plays strange tricks. See more »


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 December 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Francuska farma See more »

Filming Locations:

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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This film is considered an "Ozploitation" (Australian exploitation) picture. See more »

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Don't Turn Your Head
Performed by Chris Lloyds
Written by Garry Smith, Peter Byrne and Mat Bradford
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Like one long boring history lesson ......
15 April 2012 | by merklekranzSee all my reviews

Oh boy is this BAD. 'Frenchman's Farm" is an Australian supposed supernatural, suspense thriller. What it really is, is one long boring history lesson. To make matters worse the Australian dialects are difficult to deal with. Two young law students investigate a forty year old murder, revealed through a time warp. Their investigation consists of interminable walking around a farm, a graveyard, and other countryside attractions, trying to piece together what happened. After 86 minutes of watching this nonsense, you the viewer will rightfully conclude that you have just witnessed a poorly acted, poorly scripted, poorly edited, BAD film. - MERK


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