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Films By Tim Burstall

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 Stork (1971) and Alvin Purple (1973), Burstall ushered in an era of bold and commercially successful ... Read more
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
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 Stork (1971) and Alvin Purple (1973), Burstall ushered in an era of bold and commercially successful ... Read more
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 more tolerant world. Arriving in Sydney they are befriended by neighbours lack and Vicki Calcott. As ... Read more
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
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
A searching survey of Australian portraiture and the aims of the artists. ... Silver Award, Documentary Category, Australian Film Awards. ... Read more
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 described by Bruce Beresford, 'The vulnerable under-side of the Ocker image'. ... Petersen stars an ... Read more
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
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
In this black comedy, two derelicts encounter a would-be suicide on the seashore. ... Read more
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 most of the film is of his adventures searching for it. He at first has the help of a friendly ... Read more
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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