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Sleeping Dogs

  • Film

Time Out says

Noteworthy mainly for its rarity (at the time) as a New Zealand feature, and for a brief cameo as a US military 'adviser' by Warren Oates, this formulary political action-thriller rests on a less than intriguing paradox: to emphasise the realism and spectacle of his tale of a totalitarian government beefing up its power through anti- terrorist legislation (and devoting most of its energies to hunting a back-to-nature innocent), Donaldson enlists and prominently displays the cooperation of no less than the NZ Air Force. Subversive, eh?
Written by PT

Release Details

  • Duration:101 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Roger Donaldson
  • Screenwriter:Ian Mune, Arthur Baysting
  • Cast:
    • Sam Neill
    • Warren Oates
    • Bernard Kearns
    • Nevan Rowe
    • Ian Mune
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