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The Screen Guide

Based on the classic children's novel by Gerry Glaskin about two children who are left as orphans after their mother dies. They discover they are to be placed in separate orphanages and decide to run away to England to join their grandparents, their only surviving relatives. On the way they are befriended by a young Indigenous Australian, Frank, who helps them reach their goal.

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Crew

Director
Frank Arnold
Writers
John Goldsmith
Producer
Paul Barron  Roz Berrystone
Executive Producers
Paul Barron
Dir. of Photography
John McLean
Composer
Garry McDonald  Laurie Stone
Editor
Geoff Hall
Production Designer
Herbert Pinter

Cast

Ernie Dingo - Dan O'Herlihy - Richard Farnsworth - Andre Jansen - Tina Kemp - Geoffrey Atkins - Maggie Wilde West

Production Details

Production Completion
1988
Genre
Action adventure
Production Company
Barron Entertainment Ltd

Selected Awards & Festivals

  • Australian Film Institute
    (1988)