• Backlash (1986)


Release Date: 1986

R |1 hr 29 min

Plot Summary

Australian police officers Trevor Darling (David Argue) and Nikki Iceton (Gia Carides) have been given the assignment of transporting Kath (Lydia Miller), a female aboriginal prisoner, to the outback to stand trial for having allegedly murdered the man who raped her. En route, however, their vehicle breaks down, giving Kath the opportunity to tell her side of the story. As this odd trio becomes a tightly knit group of friends, the officers begin to sympathize with Kath's plight.

Cast: David Argue, Gia Carides, Lydia Miller

Director: Bill Bennett

Genres: Thriller

Keywords: Underdog, Offbeat, Transformation, Police officer, 1980s, Engaging, Investigation