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Heaven's Burning

Heaven's Burning

Russell Crowe
Director: Craig Lahiff Cast: Russell Crowe
Russell Crowe
, Youki Kudoh
Youki Kudoh
, Kenji Isomura
Kenji Isomura
Craig Lahiff

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Overview

A runaway Japanese bride finds herself alone in Sydney, Australia when her lover fails to show up to save her from her husband, and she ends up on an off-road adventure with a handsome getaway driver while fleeing gangsters, cops from two countries and her murderously humiliated spouse. The whole mess begins when Midori (Youki Kudoh) engineers her own kidnapping to avoid her honeymoon night with her hyper-tense businessman husband Yukio (Kenji Isomura). When he notices Midori's absence, Yukio panics. Local policemen Bishop and Moffat are assigned the case and it is while talking to Yukio and the staff that they learn the truth. When the Japanese press finds out about Yukio's plight, they merrily proceed to crucify him in the headlines, making him a laughingstock. Meanwhile, Midori, after getting jilted, goes to a bank to exchange some money and is caught in the midst of an armed bankrobbery masterminded by Afghani hoodlums Mahood (Robert Mammone) and his brother Gullbuddin. The two are about to shoot the terrified Midori when their getaway driver Colin (Russell Crowe) intervenes. Gullbuddin is accidentally killed during the scuffle and Colin hits the highway with Midori. With the aforementioned crowd in hot pursuit, the two fugitives head for a farm in the boonies where Colin's elderly, embittered father lives in almost comical isolation. Along the way, the two encounter several memorable characters.


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Product Details

Release Date: 02/28/2020
UPC: 0682131841792
Original Release: 1997
Rating: NR
Source: High Octane Studios
Time: 1:39:00
Sales rank: 58,003

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Russell Crowe Colin O'Brien
Youki Kudoh Midori Takada
Kenji Isomura Yukio Takada
Ray Barrett Cam O'Brien
Robert Mammone Mahood
Petru Gheorghiu Boorjan
Matthew Dyktynski Detective Moffat
Colin Hay Jonah
Susan Prior Sharon
Norman Kaye Store Owner
Kate Fitzpatrick Gloria
Mark Hembrow Truck Driver
Brian Martinka Detective Bishop

Technical Credits
Craig Lahiff Director,Executive Producer
Michael Atkinson Score Composer
Hugh Bateup Art Director
Richard Bone Stunts
Brian J. Breheny Cinematographer
Al Clark Producer
Graeme Kohne Score Composer
Helen Leake Producer
Toivo Lember Sound/Sound Designer
Anna Lennon-Smith Casting
Annie Marshall Costumes/Costume Designer
Vicki Niehus Production Designer
Louis Nowra Screenwriter
Adrian Pickersgill Asst. Director
Georgina Pope Executive Producer
John Scott Editor

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