Mr. Reliable | 1997

Drama, Crime
Based on a true events which took place during the hot summer of 1968, the story of an ex-con, Walter Mellish, who, along with his family, accidentally triggers an 8-day hostage situation in the Australian countryside ...more

Cast

... Wally Mellish

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... Beryl Muddle

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... Police Commissioner Norm Allan

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... Don Fergusson

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... Premier

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... News Reporter

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... Gordon Morgan

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... Rev Paton

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... Jakovitch

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Company

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Film Queensland

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Hayes McElroy Productions

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NSW Film & Television Office

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Synopsis

Based on a true events which took place during the hot summer of 1968, the story of an ex-con, Walter Mellish, who, along with his family, accidentally triggers an 8-day hostage situation in the Australian countryside. The siege is turned into a huge media event and transforms the man into a folk hero before his bemused nation.

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