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Director  John Duigan
Screenplay  John Duigan
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Country  Australia
6/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama
Producer  John Duigan
Writer  John Duigan
Language  English
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Release date  7 March 1975
Cast  Bethany Lee, Peter Cummins, Eileen Chapman
Similar movies  Related John Duigan movies

The Firm Man is a 1975 film which was the directorial debut of John Duigan.

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Plot

Gerald Baxter, a middle aged businessman, starts a new job at a company called the Firm where his only jobs are collecting occasional messages. Gerald becomes bored and alienated from his life and wife. He befriends a girl who offers him another life but in the end conforms.

Cast

  • Peter Cummins as Gerald Baxter
  • Eileen Chapman as Melissa
  • Bethany Lee as the girl
  • Peter Carmondy as Barry
  • Dianne Preston as Christie
  • Sarah Chapman as Sally
  • Marie Keenan as pub lady
  • John Preston as Melissa's lover
  • Max Gillies as managing director
  • Production

    The film was shot in Victoria partly with funds provided by the Australia Council. Filming took four weeks over the summer of 1974 using actors with whom Duigan had worked in the theatre.

    References

    The Firm Man Wikipedia
    The Firm Man IMDb The Firm Man themoviedb.org


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