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The Prize

Australia, 1961 (MIFF 1962)

Director: Tim Burstall

Adventures of four children and a billygoat. First Prize, Children's Film Section, "for its delightful simplicity and its power to carry one into the world of children". Adelaide Advertiser Prize.

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Ned Kelly – Australian Paintings by Nolan

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The Black Man and His Bride

Th film animates the paintings, "The Black Man and His Bride", by Arthur Boyd, which tells the story of an aborigine and his half-caste bride. ... More »

PETERSEN

Petersen Australia ... Following the success of Stork and Alvin Purple Tim Burtsall struck gold again in 1974 with Petersen. Working from David Williamson's script Burstall brought to the screen, as ... More »

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