Smash Palace

Smash Palace (1981)

She's my daughter and I'll do what I like!

  • Genre: Drama, Thriller
  • Release Date: 1981-05-01
  • User Rating: 6.8/10 from 15 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 48min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: New Zealand Film Commission
  • Production Country: New Zealand
  • Director:
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From 15 Ratings
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Al Shaw's life revolves around motor racing and his back country junkyard, the "Smash Palace". His French wife, Jacqui, doesn't appreciate the lack of attention due to Al's obsession with cars. When Al finds her in the arms of another man, he takes his daughter, Georgie and heads for the bush, desperately hoping to hold on to the only family he has left.

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    Editing Michael Horton Editor
    Lighting Stuart Dryburgh Gaffer
    Directing Roger Donaldson Director
    Production Roger Donaldson Producer
    Writing Roger Donaldson Writer
    Visual Effects Kevin Chisnall Special Effects Supervisor
    Production Mickey Cottrell Publicist
    Writing Bruno Lawrence Writer
    Writing Peter Hansard Writer
    Production Larry Parr Producer
    Sound Sharon O'Neill Original Music Composer
    Camera Graeme Cowley Director of Photography
    Art Reston Griffiths Art Direction
    Costume & Make-Up Annabel Blackett Costume Design
    Costume & Make-Up Bryony Hurden Makeup Artist
    Costume & Make-Up Bryony Hurden Hairstylist
    Production Dorthe Scheffmann Production Manager
    Crew Linda Cowley Second Unit
    Crew Steve Locker-Lampson Second Unit
    Sound Derek Morton Sound Editor
    Sound Derek Morton ADR & Dubbing
    Crew Len Nightingale Prop Maker
    Crew Stephen Penny Prop Maker
    Sound Stewart Main Boom Operator
    Sound Patrick Monaghan Sound Editor
    Sound Patrick Monaghan ADR & Dubbing
    Sound Brian Shennan Sound mixer
    Sound Mike Westgate Sound Mixer
    Crew Ian Barber Stunt Coordinator
    Lighting David Brown Electrician
    Camera Sal Criscillo Still Photographer
    Camera Brian Kassler Grip
    Camera Paul Leach Camera Operator
    Camera Rex Rattenbury Still Photographer
    Camera John Spurdle Grip
    Crew Steve Millen Driver
    Crew Ray Sturch Driver
    Production Terry McGrath Production Accountant
    Sound Don Reynolds Sound Mixer