Cinema: Shaggy-Man Story

MAD DOG Directed and Written by PHILIPPE MORA

Knocking about the Australian outback around the middle of the past century was an Irishman, more than half-crazed, called Daniel Morgan. Paroled from prison after six years of "hard labor"—not to mention sodomization, humiliation and deprivation—Morgan roamed the country stealing horses and robbing their riders. His only companion was an aboriginal boy named Billy, who taught him how to use a boomerang and live off the land like a bushman. Eventually Morgan killed a couple of policemen, and a fat £ 1,000 price was fixed...

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