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Money Movers

Money Movers (Bruce Beresford, 1979) prod. Matt Carroll for South Australian Film Corporation, wr. Bruce Beresford from novel by Devon Minchin, dp Don McAlpine, operator John Seale, design David Copping ed. Bill Anderson; Terence Donovan, Tony Bonner, Ed Devereaux, Charles Tingwell, Candy Raymond, Jeanie Drynan, Bryan Brown, Alan Cassell, Gary Files, Ray Marshall, Hu Pryce, Frank Wilson, Lucky Grills, Tony Allison, Brian Anderson, Kevin Brenner, Terry Camilleri, Bill Charlton, Kathy Dior, Graham Gow, James Elliot, Robert Essex, Max Fairchild, John Hargreaves; action-thriller; crime; Eastman colour, 35mm, 100 min.

I watched Money Movers  a second time (Bruce Beresford, 1978). I wish I hadn't. It didn't make any more sense to me than the first time. About a dozen blokes doing complicated things in relation to a heist – including a lot of shooting each other – and one woman, for the token T&A.

Rather neglected at the time [it] remains one of the better action-thrillers made in this country. Scott Murray, in Murray (1995): 42.

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