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dogs in space

Australia / 1986 / 103 min / DCP / Comedy

Director : Richard Lowenstein

Script : Richard Lowenstein
Cinematography : Andrew de Groot
Editing : Jill Bilcock
Music : Michael Hutchence
Production : Glenys Rowe

Cast : Michael Hutchence, Saskia Post, Nique Needles, Chris Haywood, Deanna Bond

Introduced by Nique Needles (Cornelius Delaney)

The place is Melbourne, Australia 1978. The punk phenomenon is sweeping the country and Dogs In Space, a punk group, are part of it. In a squat, in a dodgy suburb, live a ragtag collection of outcasts and don't-wanna-be's who survive on a diet of old TV space films, drugs and good music. And the satellite SKYLAB could crash through their roof at any moment...


Richard Lowenstein

Richard Lowenstein is a graduate of Melbourne's Swinburne Film and Television school. He has written and directed the feature films, Strikebound, Dogs in Space, Say a Little Prayer, He Died with a Felafel in His Hand, and the telemovie Ghost Story, as well as numerous award-winning music-videos, concert films and commercials, including one for the 1990 election campaign of the Sandinista Government of Nicaragua. He is a partner in the Melbourne-based production company, GHOST, as well as a partner in the feature film production company, Fandango Australia Domenico Procacci, Sue Murray, Bryce Menzies and Rolf de Heer.


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