Hanway Films

Smash Palace

Smash Palace

The New Zealand Film Commission Collection


Roger Donaldson

Greer Robson
Bruno Lawrence
Keith Aberdein
Desmon Kelly  

Once an international Grand Prix racing star, Al returns to New Zealand with his French wife Jacque and young daughter Georgie to run his father's car wrecking yard. Lonely and unhappy Jacquie begins an affair with Al's best friend and leaves the marriage. Terrified by Al's violence and behaviour, Jacquie tries to stop him from seeing their daughter Georgie. Panicked, Al kidnaps Georgie. How will they escape?

English | 1981 | 108 mins