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The Land That Waited

Australia, 1963 (MIFF 1963)

Director: Gil Brealey

Using lithographs, engravings and watercolours, this film tells the story of the conquest of Australia, beginning with the arrival of Captain Phillip, and continuing with the toils and hardships of the early explorers and settlers on the alien and hostile continent. Australian Film Awards, Documentary Section, Gold Award "for its use of contemporary material in interpreting history".

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