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The Screen Guide

Harry Joy is happy, successful and has a good family life. When he dies, his life is ruined. He comes back to life and has a good look around him, concluding that he has gone to Hell. Based on the novel by Peter Carey.

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Crew

Director
Ray Lawrence
Writers
Peter Carey  Ray Lawrence
Producer
Anthony Buckley
Dir. of Photography
Paul Murphy
Composer
Peter Best
Editor
Wayne Le Clos

Cast

Barry Otto - Lynette Curran - Helen Jones - Gia Carides - Miles Buchanan - Jeff Truman - Tim Robertson - Bryan Marshall - John Ewing - Kerry Walker

Production Details

Production Completion
1985
Genre
Comedy, Drama
Production Company
Window III Productions

Selected Awards & Festivals

  • Strictly Oz - A History of Australian Film - UCLA
    (1996)
  • Strictly Oz Event
    (1996)
  • Strictly Oz - A History of Australian Film
    (1995)
  • Centre Georges Pompidou, Australian - Pompidou Event
    (1991)
  • USA Film Festival, Dallas
    (1986)
  • NSW Premier's Literary Awards
    (1986)
  • Film Critics' Circle of Australia
    (1986)
  • Australian Cinematographers Society Awards National
    (1986)
  • New York Film Festival
    (1985)
  • AWGIE Awards
    (1985)
  • Australian Film Institute
    (1985)