Snapshot (1979)

Australia,
92m, 2523 metres
35mm film, Eastmancolor
mono, English

An Australian horror film directed by Simon Wincer. It was originally released in Australia on 1 June 1979.

Plot Summary

Thrown out of her home by her puritanical mother, Angela befriends a group of and poses for some shoots. But her new friends are soon being murdered by a mysterious killer who travels around in an ice-cream van.

Credits

Crew
Director: Simon Wincer
Antony I. Ginanne and William Fayman present for Australian Film Commission, Australian International Film Corp, F.G. Film Productions, Victorian Film Corporation
Executive Producer: William Fayman
Producer: Antony I. Ginnane
Associate Producer: Barbi Taylor
Screenplay by: Chris & Everett De Roche
Director of Photography: Vincent Monton
Editor: Philip Reid
Music Composed and Conducted by: Brian May
Sound Recordist: Paul Clark
Wardrobe Designer: Aphrodite Jansen
Make-up/Hairdressing: Jose L. Perez
Special Effects: Chris Murray
Art Direction: Jon Dowding & Jill Eden

Cast
Chantal Contouri (Madeline)
Robert Bruning (Elmer)
Sigrid Thornton (Angela)
Denise Drysdale (Lily)
Vincent Gil (Daryl)
Jon Sidney (Mr Pluckett)
Jacqui Gordon (Becky)
Julia Blake (Mrs Bailey)
Hugh Keays-Byrne (Linsey)
Peter Stratford (Roger)
Christine Amor (Paula)
Lulu Pinkus (Wendy)
Stewart Faichney (Peter)
Chris Milne (Book Marker)
Bob Brown (Captain Rock)
Peter Felmingham (Boris)

Alternative Titles

Alastonkuva – Finland
Day after Halloween
The Day before Halloween – USA
The Night after Halloween – USA (video)
One More Minute – USA

Extracts included in
Dead-End Drive In (1986)

References

Periodicals

  • Cinema Papers no.19 (January/February 1979) p.215 – credits

Books

  • The Aurum Film Encyclopedia: Horror by Phil Hardy (ed.) p.339 (338)
  • Australian Horror Films 1973-2010 by Peter Shelley pp.44-48 – credits, synopsis, review
  • Australian Film 1978-1994 by Scott Murray (ed.) p.47 – illustrated credits, synopsis, review – illustrated credits, synopsis