Bridge To Nowhere

Bridge To Nowhere - 1986

Mirage Films - 90 min.

Cast: Bruno Lawrence, Alison Routledge, Philip Gordon, Margaret Umbers, Stephen Judd, Shelley Luxford, Mathew Hunter.
Story: Larry Parr; Screenplay: Bill Baer, Ian Mune; Photography: Kevin Hayward; Music: Steven McCurdy; Editor: Finola Dwyer; Executive Producer: Henry Fownes; Producer: Larry Parr; Director: Ian Mune.

Five young people go on a tramp cum jaunt into Waimarino country to look for "The Bridge to Nowhere", a local curiosity. They provoke the ire of a recluse who has a teenage girl (Alison Routledge) captive. She gains the interest of one of the males of the group. One night while sneaking up on the house, he gets shot. The recluse then taunts and stalks the rest of the group during which more die.

Censor Rating: M - Review Rating: C

Bridge to Nowhere
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Available in PAL and NTSC videos. No known commercial DVDs. New NTSC copies are about $30us. Used NTSC copies will cost about $5us or 3# for PAL copies.

A very good quality all-regions dvd-r is available from for about 5#, payable with major credit cards or PayPal. It is presented in its original 1.33:1 format with a spoken English mono soundtrack. It has no extras or subtitles.

In New Zealand, PAL VHS copies can be rented from Aro Video in Wellington.


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The first known NZ feature film to also have its own soundtrack release was the 1977 33rpm LP of Sleeping Dogs. Other titles that are on 33rpm LP and/or audio cassette, but have not yet (as of 2007) found their way to CD are: Solo (1978), Goodbye Pork Pie (1980), Battletruck (1981), Smash Palace (1981), Strata (1984), Bridge to Nowhere (1986), Queen City Rocker (1986) and The Leading Edge (1987).

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