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A Hole in the Ground

Australia, 1963 (MIFF 1963)

Director: B. McNaughton

A pictorial and sound experiment to depict a mine disaster. Australian Film Awards, Open Section, Silver Award "for well contrived evocation of a tragedy in the gold mining days". Kodak Bronze Medallion for Black and White photography.

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