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Film Details - Correctional Services ; Outlaw Values , 1988


Evan English.

Production Companies:

Correctional Services Inc. (Film Productions) Limited.

Director of Photography:

Paul Goldman.


Stewart Young.

Production Designers:

Chris Kennedy.


Nick Cave, Blixa Bargeld, and Mick Harvey.


David Field (Wenzil), Mike Bishop (David Yale), Chris DeRose (Grezner), Kevin Mackey (Glover), Dave Mason (Lilly), Nick Cave (Maynard), Bogdan Koca (Waychek), Freddo Dierck (Robbins), Vincent Gil (Ruben), M.E. Duncan (Junkie 1), Nick Seferi (Junkie 2), Tony Clark (Simone), Yilmaz Tuhan (Food King), Ian Mortimer (Jack), Mick King (Edwin Neal), Angelo Papadopoulos (John Bird), Zlatko Kasumovic (Polly Borland), Mick Manzaris (Brucey Borland), Robert Scrivano (Quarnstrom), Gary Francis (Flecker), Rob Fox (Hobday), Robin Dene (Coyne), John Flaus (Armstrong), Steve Shears (Painter), Colin Mitchell (Jackson), George Bidlo (Riddle), Brett Collins (Collins), Simon Gratton (Grudge), Peter Lawless (Lawless), Louis Trifunovic (Bairnes), Tony Redford (Posner), Ed McShortall (Mayes), Peter Black (Maclaren), Howard Bell (Mayer), Robert Willis (Seymour), Paul Galwey (Charlie), Steve Hardman (Hardman), Mark Clarke (Young), Trevor Templeton (SORT Leader), Michelle Babbitt (Diane Bite News at 6), and Simon During (Foucault Authority).

Release Dates:

1 June 1989 (Australia).


  • Filmed in Victoria, including in a factory in Melbourne.


AFI Award, Best Achievement in Production Design, 1989.
Prize of the Students of the University 'La Sapienza', Venice Film Festival, 1988.
Also nominated for AFI Awards for Best Achievement in Costume Design, Best Achievement in Editing, Best Achievement in Sound, Best Actor in a Lead Role, Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Best Film, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Original Music.