Olive (1987)

TV drama  |  93mins  |  Completed

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CAST:

Kerry McGuire, Nick Tate, Peter McGloughlin, Cathy Richardson, Michael Turkish, Murray Wilson

SYNOPSIS:

Based on the true story of fiery, tempestuous actress, Olive Bodill. Soon after Olive and her actor/writer husband, Tony, celebrate their 16th wedding anniversary Olive discovers that she has a malignant breast cancer. Once so strong and independent, Olive now becomes dependent on Tony who himself relies so much on her energy and decisiveness. But with his help Olive confronts her death, and in what has been a marriage of opposites, with all the attendant difficulties, the partners are fused finally in a bond of love.

GENRE:

Drama, Romance

KEY AWARDS AND FESTIVAL SCREENINGS:

Australian Film Institute (1988)
AWGIE Awards (1988)
Ministry For The Arts (1988)

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