Tom Jeffrey


As Director

The Removalists (Tom Jeffrey, 1975) prod. Margaret Fink, wr. David Williamson, ed. Anthony Buckley; Jacki Weaver, John Hargreaves, Peter Cummins, Martin Harris, Chris Haywood, Kate Fitzpatrick; domestic drama

Weekend of Shadows (Tom Jeffrey, 1978) John Waters, Melissa Jaffer; drama, thriller; posse chasing a murder suspect led by anxious police sergeant Caxton (Wyn Roberts) includes Rabbit (John Waters) who is pressured to join by his wife Vi (Melissa Jaffer) in order for them to be seen to conform, as they are socially isolated; when the drunken disorganised group catches up with the Pole (Michael Gawenda), Rabbit kills him to save him from their tormenting him; story is a study of the morality of all involved

The Odd Angry Shot (Tom Jeffrey, 1979) prod. Sue Milliken, Tom Jeffrey for Samson Film Services, wr. Tom Jeffrey, novel by William Nagel, dp Don McAlpine, design Bernard Hides, ed. Brian Kavanagh; Graham Kennedy, John Hargreaves, John Jarratt, Bryan Brown, Graeme Blundell, Richard Moir, Ian Gilmour, Graham Rouse, John Allen, Tony Barry, Brandon Burke, John Fitzgerald, Mike Harris, Johnny Garfield, Ray Meagher, Frankie J. Holden, Roger Newcombe, Brian Evis, Rose Ricketts, Chuck McKinney, Freddie Paris, Sharon Higgins; Vietnam war; Eastman colour, 35mm, 90 min.

As Producer

Best of Friends, The (Michael Robertson, 1982) prod. Tom Jeffrey for The Friendly Film Company, wr. Donald McDonald, dp David Gribble, composer Brian King, design John Carroll, ed. Ron Williams; Graeme Blundell, Ruth Cracknell, Les Foxcroft, Moya O'Sullivan, Angela Punch McGregor, Graham Rouse, Henri Szeps; undemanding comedy; Eastman colour, 35 mm, 96 min.

Fighting Back (Michael Caulfield, 1983) prod. Sue Milliken, Tom Jeffrey, for Samson Productions, wr. Michael Cove, Tom Jeffrey, dp John Seale, design Christopher Webster, ed. Ron Williams; Lewis Fitz-Gerald, Paul Smith, Kris McQuade (AFI Best Supporting Actress), Robyn Nevin, Ben Gabriel, Catherine Gillmer, Anne Haddy; social drama about teacher and juvenile delinquent; Eastman colour, 35mm, 100 min.

Stock Squad (Howard Rubie, 1985) prod. Tom Jeffrey; Martin Sacks, Gerard Kennedy, Kris McQuade; telemovie: Channel 9

Going Sane (Michael Robertson, 1987) prod. Tom Jeffrey; John Waters, Judy Morris, Linda Cropper, Tim Robertson; male mid-life crisis

Also much work in TV


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