Heaven's Burning


1h 44m 1997

Brief Synopsis

A contemporary love story about an unhappy Japanese honeymooner, Midori, who fakes her disappearance and ends up being taken hostage during a bank robbery by two Afgani gangsters. Midori is saved by the getaway driver Colin and the unlikely pair are pursued across the outback by her obsessive husban

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1997
Production Company
Amuse Soft Entertainment; Screen Australia; South Australian Film Corporation (Safc)
Distribution Company
Amuse Soft Entertainment; Astral Films; Astral Films; Rep; Sony Pictures Releasing International; Stjornubio; Trimark Home Video; Trimark Pictures; Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (Zdf)
Location
Adelaide, Australia; Sydney, Australia

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 44m

Synopsis

A contemporary love story about an unhappy Japanese honeymooner, Midori, who fakes her disappearance and ends up being taken hostage during a bank robbery by two Afgani gangsters. Midori is saved by the getaway driver Colin and the unlikely pair are pursued across the outback by her obsessive husband, the police and the revenge-seeking robbers.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1997
Production Company
Amuse Soft Entertainment; Screen Australia; South Australian Film Corporation (Safc)
Distribution Company
Amuse Soft Entertainment; Astral Films; Astral Films; Rep; Sony Pictures Releasing International; Stjornubio; Trimark Home Video; Trimark Pictures; Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (Zdf)
Location
Adelaide, Australia; Sydney, Australia

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 44m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Spring May 1, 1998

Released in United States on Video April 28, 1998

Released in United States May 1997

Released in United States September 1997

Shown at Cannes Film Festival (market) May 7-19, 1997.

Shown at Oldenburg Film Festival in Germany September 3-7, 1997.

Began shooting early October 1996.

Completed shooting November 20, 1996.

Colin Hay was the lead singer of the 80's Australian rock group "Men at Work."

Released in United States Spring May 1, 1998

Released in United States on Video April 28, 1998

Released in United States May 1997 (Shown at Cannes Film Festival (market) May 7-19, 1997.)

Released in United States September 1997 (Shown at Oldenburg Film Festival in Germany September 3-7, 1997.)