Dadah Is Death


2h 1988

Brief Synopsis

A two-part miniseries based on the true story of two Australian youths convicted of attempting to smuggle heroin from Malaysia. Although it was their first offense, they were given the death penalty in Malaysia, where smuggling drugs is a capital offense. The story focuses on the attempt of the moth

Film Details

Also Known As
Deadly Decision, Long Way From Home, A, Long Way Home
Release Date
1988
Location
Thailand; Sydney, Australia; Macau, China; Hong Kong

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

A two-part miniseries based on the true story of two Australian youths convicted of attempting to smuggle heroin from Malaysia. Although it was their first offense, they were given the death penalty in Malaysia, where smuggling drugs is a capital offense. The story focuses on the attempt of the mother of one of the youths to obtain her son's freedom.

Film Details

Also Known As
Deadly Decision, Long Way From Home, A, Long Way Home
Release Date
1988
Location
Thailand; Sydney, Australia; Macau, China; Hong Kong

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States October 30, 1988

Aired in United States October 31, 1988

Actress Julie Christie makes her television miniseries debut and actor Victor Banerjee makes his television debut in this production.

Began shooting March 11, 1988.

Completed shooting May 15, 1988.

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Previous titles: "A Long Way Home," "A Long Way From Home" and "Deadly Decision."

This is Goldwyn's first miniseries for network television.