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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.

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Crew

Director
Stephen Wallace
Writers
Anthony Wheeler
Producer
Richard Brennan  Julie Monton
Executive Producers
Sandra Levy
Dir. of Photography:
Jeffrey Malouf
Composer:
Ralph Schneider
Editor:
Bill Russo
Production Designer:
Julie Belle

Cast

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

Production Details

Genre
Drama
Production Company
Australian Broadcasting Corporation  Smiley Films Pty Ltd
International Sales
Smiley Films Pty Ltd  Southern Star Primetime

Awards & Festivals

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