Smash Palace

Type: New Blu-Ray

A crucial addition to the New Zealand New Wave, director Roger Donaldson's gripping drama stars Bruno Lawrence as Al Shaw, a former racing star who takes over his deceased father's auto scrapyard on the North Island. Tensions boil over for Al after his bored French wife (Anna Jemison) leaves with their daughter, Georgie (Greer Robson), and moves in with the local sheriff, leading him to kidnap Georgie and embark on a crime-filled trek across the country. Co-stars Keith Aberdein. 108 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English LPCM mono; Subtitles: English (SDH); audio commentary by Donaldson; "making of" documentary; theatrical trailer.