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The Smash vs. The Lob

Australia, 1981 (MIFF 1981)

Director: Michael Nicholson

This film is the classic tennis match, the Smash versus the Lob. Every tennis player in the world, and indeed the universe, prefers either to lob the ball or ruthlessly smash it.

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