On the Run (1981)

Genres - Crime, Drama  |   Run Time - 105 min.  |   Countries - Australia, USA  |  
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In this routine but still interesting "B"-movie, Harry (Paul Winfield) is an escaped convict from the U.S. who has found shelter for awhile in Australia, at least until he meets Paul (Beau Cox), an orphan who has just witnessed an assassination. Because of what he saw, Paul becomes the next target of Payette (Rod Taylor) the man behind the assassination (also Paul's uncle). Payette is also ex-con Harry's boss -- throwing Harry and young Paul together as they both try to elude the killer in the scenic landscape and mountains on the outskirts of Sydney.

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Australia, escape, France, on-the-road, on-the-run, orphan, teenagers, wilderness