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Australia, 1960 (MIFF 1960, Programme 19)

Director: Rhonda Small

After work on Friday night, the Australian city dweller changes his personality. Here, we view different people at their favourite pastimes dining the freedom of the weekend.

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Portrait of An Australian

Australia, 1962
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Australia, 1967
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Suicide Trail

Australia, 1960
A clever parody of Have Gun Will Travel, as we learn the dangers of driving and drinking late at night. ... More »

Dead on Their Feet

Australia, 1958
First there were six pedestrians - but now there are none. ... More »

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