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Ozsploitation Movie Double

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Two Aussie Cult Hits for the Price of One
Get set to celebrate Australia Day with two classic Ozsploitation films - 'Roadgames' and 'Body Melt'. This late night double feature is presented by Kristian Fletcher events on 27th January at the Lumen Room, Metro Arts. Fletcher ran similar nights at Metro Arts almost a decade ago and is excited to return to this iconic venue to host more movie events.

Screening 'Roadgames' and 'Body Melt'
Friday 27 January 8.45pm
Metro Arts, 109 Edward St Brisbane
Tickets $16 (valid for both movies) 18 event

Ozploitation refers to Australian exploitation films that were produced during the 70s, 80s and early 90s. These movies helped define a unique type of stylised 'Aussieness' on film.

ROADGAMES (1981) (98 min) (M) - Screening 8.45pm
A truck driver plays a cat-and-mouse game with a mysterious serial killer who uses a young female hitchhiker as bait to lure victims on a desolate Australian highway.
Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis.

BODY MELT (1993) (80 min) (MA15 ) - Screening 10.30pm
Residents of peaceful Homesville are being used unknowingly as test experiments for a new 'Body Drug' that causes rapid body decomposition and painful death.
Starring: Andrew Daddo and Lisa McCune.

This event is for audiences aged 18 and over and there is a licensed bar in the foyer. Prebook at or grab limited tickets at the door.
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Where: Lumen Room, Metro Arts Brisbane
Cost: $16 plus booking fee
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