Skip to main content

The Lion in the Doorway

Australia, 1983 (MIFF 1983)

Director: Prabhubodha John Walker

Bush roads-(emus cross suddenly before the footlights) - Pierrot's driving relationships are wrong. The new bush or the old bush? (A cowboy Icarus spinning tiny in a comer of the sky, with a roll your own.)

A remarkable satirical first film by Prabhubodha John Walker.

See also...

From a Letter

A recently-married young woman is neglected by her ambitious husband. ... More »

STEPS OF LIGHT

At 16, West Australian ballerina, Sian Stokes, was offered a scholarship to the prestigious Princess Grace Academy of Classic Dance in Monaco. ... The film follows Sian to Monte Carlo where she ... More »

It is of Eden I was Dreaming

In 1981 Sir Sidney Nolan was invited by the producer, director and scriptwriter to collaborate in making a filmic evocation of the life of the great French poet Arthur Rimbaud. ... Nolan painted 31 ... More »

Private and Confidential

An amusing morality tale told in the manner of True Romance Comix. ... More »

Ned Wethered

Ned Wethered was a family friend who died when Lee Whitmore was 15. In trying to remember him, she wrote down her own recollections; she went looking for ... photographs of him, but found only one ... More »

In Search of Viewable Objects

A peeping Tom graduates to the movies. ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director