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Films By Tim Burstall

Black Man and His Bride: Australian Paintings by Arthur Boyd (Tim Burstall, 2004)
Tim Burstall Remembered Pioneering filmmaker Tim Burstall, who passed away recently at age 76, was justifiably credited with revitalising the Australian film industry in the 70s. With films such as S… Read more

Dance of the Angels (Tim Burstall, 1962)
An animated treatment of the ceramic sculptures of John Perceval. Australian Film Awards, Documentary Section, Silver Award "for its witty amalgam of sound and visuals". ... Read more

Hot Centre of the World (Tim Burstall, 2004)
Tim Burstall Remembered Pioneering filmmaker Tim Burstall, who passed away recently at age 76, was justifiably credited with revitalising the Australian film industry in the 70s. With films such as S… Read more

KANGAROO (Tim Burstall, 1986)
D.H. Lawrence's novel KANGAROO was based on his persona! experiences in Australia in 1922. ... Richard and Harriet Somers decide to leave England and the ravages of post-war Europe for a freer and mo… Read more

Ned Kelly (Tim Burstall, 1960)
The story of the bushranger, Ned Kelly, is told through the paintings oi the Australian artist, Sidney Nolan, accompanied by a descriptive ballad. ... Read more

Ned Kelly – Australian Paintings by Nolan (Tim Burstall, 1961)
The famous bushranger's story in paintings and music. Second Prize, Open Section, "for its powerful interpretation of the Ned Kelly story through an original ballad". ... Read more

Painting People (Tim Burstall, 1966)
A searching survey of Australian portraiture and the aims of the artists. ... Silver Award, Documentary Category, Australian Film Awards. ... Read more

PETERSEN (Tim Burstall, 2004)
Petersen Australia ... Following the success of Stork and Alvin Purple Tim Burtsall struck gold again in 1974 with Petersen. Working from David Williamson's script Burstall brought to the screen, as … Read more

The Black Man and His Bride (Tim Burstall, 1960)
By using camera movement and editing techniques the film animates the series of paintings "The Black Man and His Bride" by Arthur Boyd, which tells the story of an Aborigine and his half-caste bride. ... Read more

The Black Man and His Bride (Tim Burstall, 1960)
Th film animates the paintings, "The Black Man and His Bride", by Arthur Boyd, which tells the story of an aborigine and his half-caste bride. ... Read more

The Hot Centre of the World (Tim Burstall, 1971)
In this black comedy, two derelicts encounter a would-be suicide on the seashore. ... Read more

The Prize (Tim Burstall, 1960)
A fantasy about a small boy and the loss of a prized possession. A little boy wins a kid at the hoop-la stall of a country show. The goat is stolen by two other boys when he is taking it home and mos… Read more

The Prize (Tim Burstall, 1961)
Adventures of four children and a billygoat. First Prize, Children's Film Section, "for its delightful simplicity and its power to carry one into the world of children". Adelaide Advertiser Prize. ... Read more

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