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Goodbye Paradise (1983)

On Queensland's Gold Coast in the early 1980s, when a disgraced former cop, Michael Stacey writes a book exposing police corruption, does an investigation resulting in 2 murders, exposes a ... See full summary »

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Carl Schultz
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ray Barrett ... Michael Stacy
Robyn Nevin ... Kate
Janet Scrivener Janet Scrivener ... Kathy
Kate Fitzpatrick ... Mrs. McCreadie
Tex Morton Tex Morton ... Godfrey (as Robert 'Tex' Morton)
Don Pascoe Don Pascoe ... Senator McCredie
John Clayton John Clayton ... Todd
Lex Marinos Lex Marinos ... Con
Paul Chubb ... Curly
Guy Doleman ... Quiney
Peter Lawless Peter Lawless ... Soldier
Ray Shaw Ray Shaw ... Entertainer
Holly Brown Holly Brown ... Drag queen
Kris McQuade ... Hooker
Wallas Eaton Wallas Eaton ... Clyde (as Wallace Eaton)
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On Queensland's Gold Coast in the early 1980s, when a disgraced former cop, Michael Stacey writes a book exposing police corruption, does an investigation resulting in 2 murders, exposes a religious cult and watches the army begin a military coup. Written by zzzorf

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" . . . this is Queensland, not California, and I can tell as many lies as I like . . . " See more »

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 July 1983 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Kaappausyritys See more »

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Australia See more »

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Actress Janet Scrivener received an 'introducing' credit on movie posters for the film. See more »

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Referenced in Goodbye Paradise Revisited (2019) See more »

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18 June 2019 | by OldAussieSee all my reviews

This minor gem is getting a DVD Release in July 2019 - at last. Smartly written and acted, well worth a look.


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