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Title Blue murder
Published [Australia] : Reel [distributor], 2009


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  364.13230994 Jen/Bmu  AVAILABLE
Description 3 videodiscs (DVD) (approximately 242 min.) : sound, color ; 12cm
Contents Disc 1: Pt. 1: -- Green light: 1976 -- Hitting a blue: 1982 -- Brotherhood: 1983 -- Disc 2: Pt. 2 -- Black Angus: 1984 -- The Dodger: 1985 -- Two dogs: 1986 -- Disc 3: Special features: -- Blood brothers - the making of Blue Murder / directed by Mark Savage ; copyright Subversive Cinema, 2005 -- Editing Blue Murder / directed by Mark Savage ; copyright Subversive Cinema, 2005 -- Cast biographies -- Stills gallery
Summary This 2 part mini-series provides a dramatic interpretation of Sydney's criminal underworld and the endemic police corruption of the 1980s. Covering the period 1976 to 1986, the story charts criminal Neddy Smith's gradual acceptance into a circle of corrupt police officers led by Roger (the Dodger) Rogerson, culminating in the shooting of police officer Michael Drury and the disintegration of Rogerson's empire in the late 1980s. It is based on extensive research and interviews with key participants
Credits Director: Michael Jenkins ; producer: Rod Allan ; executive producers: Errol Sullivan & Penny Chapman ; screenplay: Ian David
Cast Richard Roxburgh, Tony Martin, Steve Bastoni, Gary Day, Gary Sweet
Audience Censorship classification: MA 15+ (high level violence, coarse language, adult themes, meduim level sex scene)
Notes Originally released as a television mini-series [Australia] : Australian Broadcasting Corporation & Southern Star Entertainment in association with the Australian Film Finance Corporation, c1995
DVD ; Dolby digital 2.0 stereo ; all regions PAL
Available for Deakin University staff and students only
Subject Police corruption -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- Drama
Police -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- Drama
Police corruption -- Australia -- Drama.
Police -- Australia -- Drama.
Television programs -- Australia.
Genre/Form Video recordings.
Author Jenkins, Michael.
Allan, Rod
Sullivan, Errol
Chapman, Penny.
David, Ian, 1952-
Roxburgh, Richard.
Martin, Tony.
Bastoni, Steve, 1966-
Day, Gary
Sweet, Gary.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
Southern Star Entertainment.
Australian Film Finance Corporation.
REEL Corporation