Out of the Body

Out of the Body is a 1988 Australian supernatural thriller film directed by Brian Trenchard-Smith.[1][2]

Out of the Body
Theatrical film poster
Directed byBrian Trenchard-Smith
Produced byCharles Hannah
David Hannay
Written byKenneth G. Ross
StarringMark Hembrow
Tessa Humphries
Music byPeter Westheimer
CinematographyKevan Lind
Edited byAlan Woodruff
Premiere Film Marketing Limited
Medusa Communications Limited
Release date
Running time
89 mins
BudgetA$600,000 (est.)[1]

Plot summary

In Sydney, Australia, there's a killer on the loose, removing the eyes of his female victims. The only hope of catching him lies in an astral traveller named David Gaze, who is the prime suspect.


  • Mark Hembrow as David Gaze
  • Tessa Humphries as Neva St. Clair
  • Margaret Gerard as Maggi Jarrott
  • Tim Campbell as Security Guard
  • Linda Newton as Carla Duprey
  • John Clayton as Sergeant Whittaker
  • Helen O'Connor as Barbara Sloan
  • John Ley as Senior Detective Delgarno


The film was one of four pictures made around the same time by executive Tom Broadbridge. The others were Kadaicha, The 13th Floor and Vicious.[3]


  1. David Stratton, The Avocado Plantation: Boom and Bust in the Australian Film Industry, Pan MacMillan, 1990 p295
  2. Scott Murray, Australia on the Small Screen 1970-1995, Oxford Uni Press, 1996 p118
  3. "Movie man eschews art". The Canberra Times. 62, (19, 093). Australian Capital Territory, Australia. 14 January 1988. p. 25. Retrieved 29 August 2018 via National Library of Australia.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
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