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A tale about a pig that learns how to herd sheep and becomes the national sheep-dog champion.

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Cast & Crew & Production Details

Director
Chris Noonan
Writers
George Miller  Chris Noonan
Producer
Doug Mitchell  George Miller  Bill Miller
Dir. of Photography:
Andrew Lesnie ACS
Composer:
Nigel Westlake
Editor:
Marcus D'Arcy  Jay Friedkin
Production Designer:
Roger Ford
Cast
Magda Szubanski - Jamie Cromwell - Zoe Burton - Animated characters - voices: Christine Cavanaugh - Hugo Weaving
Production Completion Date
1994
Genre
Comedy
Production Company
Kennedy Miller
Australian Sales
United International Pictures (Australia)
International Sales
Universal Pictures

Selected Awards & Festivals

  • Film Independent's LA Film Festival
    (2005)
  • Film Critics' Circle of Australia
    (1997)
  • Australian Visual Software Distributors Association
    (1997)
  • Motion Pictures Sound Editors Guild Awards
    (1996)
  • Golden Globe Awards
    (1996)
  • Film Critics' Circle of Australia
    (1996)
  • Family Motion Picture Association of America
    (1996)
  • Australian Cinematographers Society Awards National
    (1996)
  • Australian Effects & Animation Festival
    (1996)
  • Australian Teachers Of Media Inc
    (1996)
  • Australasian Performing Right Association Limited
    (1996)
  • AWGIE Awards
    (1995)

Screen News

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14 Feb 2017
By Sandy George
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