Backroads (1977)

Director
Phillip Noyce; Martha Ansara; Elizabeth Knight

Main cast
Bill Hunter; Gary Foley; Zack Martin; Terry Camilleri; Julie McGregor

Genres
Action, Drama

Description
Two strangers - one white, one black - steal a car in western NSW and head for the coast. Jack is abrasive, cunning and disparaging about Aborigines. Gary doesn’t really care – he just wants to escape. En route, they pick up Gary’s Uncle Joe, a French hitchhiker and a young woman who’s running away. Their petty crimes escalate as they go, heading towards disaster.


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