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Spike Up (2007)

Steve Barker is a veteran police officer struggling to find any self-respect or connection with his young family.

Director:

Anthony Maras

Writers:

Anthony Maras, Michael Phelan (additional material)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Roy Billing ... Steve Barker
Jake Chamberlin Jake Chamberlin ... Chris
Mark Constable Mark Constable ... Detective Daniels
Lisa Flanagan Lisa Flanagan ... Raving Woman
Marcus Graham ... Tolly Manditis
Peter Green Peter Green ... Detective Robson
Louisa Mignone ... Amy
Maddie Otto Maddie Otto ... Jess
Catherine Purling Catherine Purling ... Jade
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Steve Barker is a veteran police officer struggling to find any self-respect or connection with his young family. An encounter with a drug-addled Aboriginal, his wife's infidelities and a friend's dark secret forces Steve into a crisis of conscience and warps his previously straight-edged moral code completely out of shape. In the tradition of Serpico and Blue Murder, "Spike Up" offers a sobering meditation on police ethics and responsibility; and examines the power of institutional evil to permeate the individual. Written by Paul Gerard Kennedy

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What happens when your undercover life starts looking better than your straight one? See more »

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

2008 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

South Australia, Australia See more »

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Budget:

$100,000 (estimated)
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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