Merv (Alex Russell) is an ex-convict who is trying to make a new life for himself in 1970s Melbourne. He has found honest work and even becomes engaged to Paula (Jessica De Gouw), but the prospect of his new life is challenged when his foreboding and charismatic former cellmate James (Sullivan Stapleton) arrives in town and pressures Merv into going back to his old ways.

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Cut Snake (2014)

Suspense/Thriller · 1h 34m

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You can hide from your past, but you can never escape it.

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Merv (Alex Russell) is an ex-convict who is trying to make a new life for himself in 1970s Melbourne. He has found honest work and even becomes engaged to Paula (Jessica De Gouw), but the prospect of his new life is challenged when his foreboding and charismatic former cellmate James (Sullivan Stapleton) arrives in town and pressures Merv into going back to his old ways.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

Australia

Production Companies

Matchbox Pictures, Retro Active Films, Tycho Productions, Cuculus Productions, Screen Australia, Entertainment One

Revenue

$1,625
Cast
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Brett Swain

Boss
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Michael M. Foster

Prisoner #6
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Richard Davine

Fireman (uncredited)
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Dan Trotter

Policeman (uncredited)
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Alex Russell

Sparra Farrell
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Jessica De Gouw

Paula
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Megan Holloway

Yvonne
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Robert Shook

Prisoner #5
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Robert Morgan

Duck
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Jim Russell

Neil
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Catherine Larcey

May
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Richard Anastasios

Wayne
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Luke Elliot

Bruce
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Syd Brisbane

Ben
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Graham Jahne

Len
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Kerry Walker

Mrs. Farrell
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Paul Moder

Carl
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Reg Roordink

Prisoner #4
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Jace Martin

Prisoner #2
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Jack Daye

Nightclub Drag Artist
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Christopher Bunworth

Mr. McGrath
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Rosie Traynor

Mrs. McGrath
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Beau Karolos

Uniformed Cop in Factory
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Han Tran

Waiter
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Robert Maxwell

Paula's Brother
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Antonius Verlaan

Bear
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Zlatko Kasumovic

Prisoner #3
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Tristan Meecham

Barman in Club
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Robert Adams

Transvestite in Club #1
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Benjamin Hancock

Transvestite in Club #2
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James Andrews

Transvestite in Club #3
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Michael Zinner

Dancing Boy #1
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Nathan Dubber

Dancing Boy #2
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Kai Mann-Robertson

Dancing Boy #3
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Ross Grant

Prisoner #1
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Na Li

Chinese Woman
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Sullivan Stapleton

Pommie
Crew
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Tony Ayres

Director
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Blake Ayshford

Writer
Disc Releases
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Cut Snake

(DVD)

12/1/2015

Disc Title Front Cover

Cut Snake

(Blu-ray)

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