Australian Screen

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Dead Calm (1989)

Nicole Kidman was 20 when she was cast in Dead Calm. Within a year of the film opening, she was in Hollywood – partly as a result of her performance in this film.

Length: 92 minutes

Original aspect ratio: 2.35:1/2.39:1 (Cinemascope or Scope)

Featured in the Horror in Australian Cinema collection

Original classification rating: M

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National Film and Sound Archive

NFSA title number: 143083

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