The Custodian

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The Custodian
Directed by John Dingwall
Produced by Adrienne Read
Written by John Dingwall
Starring Anthony LaPaglia
Hugo Weaving
Barry Otto
Music by Phillip Houghton
Cinematography Steve Mason
Edited by Michael Honey
Country Australia
Language English

The Custodian is a 1993 Australian drama film, written and directed by John Dingwall, starring Anthony LaPaglia, Hugo Weaving and Barry Otto. LaPaglia plays Det. Sgt. James Quinlan, a police officer who attempts to bring his corrupt partner Det. Church, played by Weaving, to justice.

John Dingwall claims he wrote around 16 drafts of the script.[1]

It received three Australian Film Institute nominations.


  1. ^ Andrew L Urban, "John Dingwall: The Custodian", Cinema Papers, October 1993 p22-26

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