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Body Melt


Body Melt is a $1.65m feature film funded by the Australian Film Commission and Film Victoria. It was shot late 1992, with post-production completed by mid-1993.

The film is directed by Philip Brophy, whose 4 short stories formed the basis of a screenplay written by Brophy and Rod Bishop. Bishop is also co-producer with Daniel Scharf. Special make-up effects are by Bob McCarron; cinematography by Ray Argall; production design by Maria Kozic; and music score by Brophy. Body Melt's cast includes Gerard Kennedy; Andrew Daddo; Vince Gil; Neighbours stars Ian Smith & Ben Guerens; Blue Heelers Lisa McCune & William McGuiness; Flying Doctors heart-throb Brett Climo; plus Regina Gagailas, Adrian Wright, Tommy Dysart, Stygg Wemyss & Rosemary Margan.

1993: Festival screenings
Sitges Fantasy Film Festival, Barcelona; London Film Festival; Melbourne Film Festival; Dublin Film Festival
1993: AFI nominations
Best Sound, Best Art Direction, Best Editing
1994: Limited theatrical release Australia
Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth thru DUMB Films
1994: Domestic video release Australia
thru 21st Century
1994-96: International sales
UK, France, USA, Canada, Mexico, Russia, Poland, Greece, Cyprus, India, Japan, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia

Text from Philip Brophy website

35 mm