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ETERNITY MAN, THE

Australia, 2008 (MIFF 2008, Documentaries)

Director: Julien Temple

ETERNITY MAN, THE

Julian Temple (The Filth and the Fury) collaborated with composer Johnathan Mills and poet Dorothy Porter to create this operatic portrait of Sydney icon Arthur Stace, an ex-alcoholic who spent 40 years inscribing ‘Eternity' on the pavements of Sydney's streets in perfect cursive.

Rosemary Blight and Dorothy Porter are guests of the festival.

For further information check out The Eternity Man Facebook page.


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