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Battletruck

Film (Excerpts) – 1982

R13
Restricted

In a lawless fuel wars future, marauders roam the wasteland looking for oil. Their malevolent leader Straker threatens his daughter Corlie; she’s rescued by loner Hunter and they harbour with eco-sensitive folk in the Clearwater Commune ... but not for long: there will be blood on the Central Otago plains! Following in the exhaust of Mad Max, the cult film was made during the 80s tax-break feature surge, with US director (Harley Cokliss) and leads flocking south during a Hollywood writers’ strike, and Kiwis as crew (“artists with chainsaws”) and supporting cast.

Why do men have to fight?
– Corlie (Annie McEnroe)

Key Cast & Crew

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Rob Whitehouse

Producer

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Lloyd Phillips

Producer

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Harley Cokliss

Writer, Director

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Irving Austin

Writer

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John Beech

Writer

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Michael Beck

As: Hunter

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Battletruck Films

Source

Battletruck Films

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