Synopsis by Sandra Brennan
In this lighthearted Australian comedy-thriller, an Aborigine becomes a detective after his beloved VW Kombi van is stolen. Harry Dare, after a troubled youth during which his father mysteriously disappeared, is seen as a young married man watching as the wrecked old van is hauled from Adelaide Harbor. He acquires it and becomes so obsessed with restoring it that his wife leaves him. When it is finally finished, he drives it to work where it is promptly stolen. So begins his quest to find it. Harry is assisted by Jim, his estranged son. Together they end up getting entangled with a drug ring and with the people who were with Harry's father the night he so mysteriously disappeared.
Aborigine, car, detective, drug-dealer, drug-ring, investigation, investigator, obsession, robbery, search