Strikebound Poster

Release Date: 1984

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary
Fed up with oppressively low wages, hazardous working conditions and abject exploitation, labor organizers Wattie (Chris Haywood) and Agnes Doig (Carol Burns) stand up to a corrupt mining company in tiny Korumburra, Australia. After Wattie leaves his job, he and his wife spearhead a strike, demanding to be heard. When the company hires a new workforce made up of anti-union laborers, the Doigs turn to the Communist Party for help in organizing a shocking act of civil disobedience.

Cast: Chris Haywood, Carol Burns, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Rob Steele, David Kendall, Declan Affley

Director: Richard Lowenstein

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Love, Wife, 1930s, Passionate, Underdog, Police officer, Rescue, Rise, Inspiring, Marriage, Small town