Skip to main content

The Die-Hard - The Legend of Lasseter's Lost Gold Reef

Australia, 1969 (MIFF 1970, Programme B)

Director: David A Crocker

By means of old newsreels and photographs recording the importance of gold prospecting in Australia's history, a background is created against which the legend of Lasseter's last ride is told. This time, though, the route taken by Lasseter in 1930 to search for his lost reef is followed by a well-equipped modern expedition aided by Lasseter's own diary...

Golden Reel Award; The Department of the Interior Award, Australian Film Awards 1969.

See also...

JACK AND JILL: A POSTSCRIPT

Jill is a young Catholic kindergarten teacher with cultural aspirations, who is becoming bored with her boyfriend. Jack is a tow-truck driver, a delinquent bikie in his spare time, with neither ... More »

The Moebius Flip

A fantasy movie about a group of skiers who find that the world has flip flopped on the other side of reality. The Moebius Flip, a flip plus a full-twist, proves to be the solution to their problem ... More »

The Great Walled City of Xan

This is an animated glimpse of the greatest city that ever was, with a hint of its magic power and a record of its downfall. The dilemma expressed is not so much one of religious faith, but in the ... More »

Rajgir

This film depicts the ancient glory of the historic city of Rajgriha, once the capital of the Magadh Empire. It is closely associated with the life and teachings of Buddha, and famous as a seat of ... More »

A MORNING OF SIX WEEKS

Jimmy is a racing driver; Annette a photographer's model - two people whose professions on the glamour fringe of modern society occupy enough of their time and energy to shroud the essential ... More »

PARANOIA

This is a sensual study of a young man, Arnold Cleever, who goes into retreat when a photo in a newspaper convinces him that he is a wanted SS officer. In his paranoid state, his relationship with ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director