Spike Up

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Spike Up
Spike - Up - Poster - lor.jpg
Promotional poster for Spike Up.
Directed by Anthony Maras
Produced by Kent Smith
Written by Anthony Maras
Starring Marcus Graham
Roy Billing
Lisa Flanagan
Music by Duncan Campbell
Jamie Messenger
Martyn Zub
Cinematography Nick Matthews
Edited by Anthony Maras
Country Australia
Language English

Spike Up is a 2007 Australian short film, written and directed by award winning film-maker Anthony Maras, and produced in association with the Australian Film Commission, the Adelaide Film Festival Investment Fund and the South Australian Film Corporation.

In July 2007, Spike Up was nominated for “Best Short Fiction Film” in the AFI Awards[1][2] – Australia’s most prestigious film awards ceremony.

In September 2007, Spike Up was one of four films nominated for Best Short Film in the 2007 Australian Director's Guild Awards.


Actor Role
Roy Billing Steve Barker
Marcus Graham Tolly Manditis
Lisa Flanagan Raving Woman
Louisa Mignone Amy
Katherine Purling Jade
Peter Green Detective Robson
Mark Constable Detective Daniels
Madaline Otto Jess
Jake Chamberlin as Chris


Policeman Steve Barker hopes to reunite with Tolly Manditis, a former protégé who has risen to become a star undercover officer, only to find Manditis is a habitual drug user.

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