'"Kun-gara-mundah" is the name of a large farming property in one of the most visually beautiful areas of Victoria. The name is Aboriginal. It means - "The place where thunder sleeps".
'Ryan is hospitalised - recovering from a car accident - so when there is an urgent and desperate summons from Elaine Duncan, the owner of Kun-gara-mundah, Julie King must handle the problem alone.
'As to the "the problem" - is it in Elaine's mind, or is the property, as Elaine claims, the subject of a "campaign of terror"? Certainly Julie witnesses some inexplicable and terrifying events and quickly seems quite inadequate to deal with the vast, brooding, alien hostility of Kun-gara-mundah.'
Source: Synopsis held in the Crawford Collection in the AFI Research Collection (RMIT).
The script held in the Crawford Collection in the AFI Research Collection contains the following character notes (excluding regular characters):
'ELAINE DUNCAN 30's, an attractive woman whose life has been eroded by a personal nightmare ... a constant dualism tearing her between town and country, love and hate. Eventually, between sanity and insanity. Drives a Land Rover or similar four-wheel drive.
'BRIAN DUNCAN 30's, a fit, good-looking, latter-day squatter. He treats his wife with a smothering protectiveness which seems to cloak some dark undercurrent of their relationship.
'ROBIN CAVANAGH 30's, a good-looking, good-natured, thoroughly urbane character who is physically and intellectually unsuited to country life, but who breezes through it all with ineffable good humour and self-deprecation. Beneath it all, a valuable ally or - perhaps - a dangerous enemy.
'DOUG KINSMAN 20's to 30's, an aboriginal [sic] station hand. Taciturn to the point of being sinister. Drives a Land Rover or similar four-wheel drive.
'DOCTOR 40's - a no-bloody-nonsense operator who knows Ryan well and won't tolerate any carry-on.
'SISTER Attractive, efficient-looking.
'TWO PUB LADIES Middle-aged patrons in the ladies lounge of a country pub.
'GEORGE AMOS 50's, a good-looking professional man. Two short scenes.
'TWO HEAVIES Junior-executive thugs. One drives, one shoots in one brief scene.
'MRS PATTERSON Middle-aged cook.'