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BRING'EM BACK!

Australia, 2010 (MIFF 2010, Homegrown)

Director: Phillip Donnellon

Bring'Em Back is a political and emotional plea for the return of Melbourne's beloved ‘connies' - or conductors, for those of you of a younger vintage.

Director Phillip Donnellon's documentary, full of humour and passion, harks back to a time before the government sell off of public assets, to a debate that brought this city to a standstill and caused deep divisions within the Victorian Labor party. With an election due in November could it be more timely?

 

D Phillip Donnellon P Phillip Donnellon, Gerri Williams WS Studio Ish TD digibeta/2010

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