Ryan Anderson

Ryan Anderson

Ryan Anderson is a teacher and essayist based in Melbourne, Australia. His work has appeared in assorted publications in Australia and the UK. He may be contacted on rj_anderson1@protonmail.com.

A Peculiarly Australian Kind of Hell—Revisiting ‘Wake in Fright’

A Peculiarly Australian Kind of Hell—Revisiting ‘Wake in Fright’

Watching director Ted Kotcheff’s 1971 psychodrama Wake in Fright 50 years after its initial release somehow evokes the irrecoverably distant and the hauntingly familiar. In one respect, the film’s desolate setting and suffocating atmosphere of violent desperation are so far removed from the urban, multicultural experience of Australia

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