Bad Blood (1982)

Starring: Jack Thompson, Carol Burns, Dennis Lill, Donna Akersten

The debut feature film of Mike Newell, best known for directing ‘Four Weddings and a Funeral’ (1994), is based on the true story of a murderer on the run. When New Zealand farmer Stan Graham (Jack Thompson) refuses to hand in his rifle to aid the war effort, he draws the attention of the local police. Egged on by his wife Dorothy (Carol Burns), Stan determines to stand his ground and quickly becomes a murderer. His subsequent flight into the bush and pursuit by the authorities captures the imagination of the national press and public. As debate rages over whether Stan is a hero or a thug, the stand-off approaches a conclusion…

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Genre: Film

Release Date: 10th March 2014

Year of production: 1981

Director: Mike Newell

Running Time: 105 min

Cat No: 135009

Barcode: 5019322350095

No Disc: 1

Certification: PG

Format: DVD