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The Screen Guide

Adapted from the Tim Winton novel. From separate catastrophes two rural families flee to the city and find themselves sharing a great, breathing, shuddering joint called Cloudstreet, where they begin their lives again from scratch.

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Cast & Crew & Production Details

Director
Matthew Saville
Writers
Ellen Fontana
Writer of original material
Tim Winton
Producer
Brenda Pam
Executive Producers
Des Monaghan  Greg Haddrick  Kim Vecera
Dir. of Photography
Mark Wareham ACS
Production Designer
Herbert Pinter
Cast
Essie Davis - Stephen Curry - Emma Booth - Kerry Fox - Geoff Morrell - Todd Lasance - Hugo Johnstone-Burt
Production Completion
2010
Genre
Drama
Production Company
Screentime Pty Ltd
Australian Sales
Screentime Pty Ltd

Selected Awards & Festivals

  • Australian Academy Cinema Television Arts
    (2012)
  • Australian Directors Guild
    (2012)

Screen News

Director Matthew Saville on his latest works

Whether it’s film, TV, comedies or drama, Matthew Saville’s directing career encompasses an enviable list that ranges from adaptations The Slap and Cloudstreet, to features Felony and Noise and comedies such as Josh Thomas’ Please Like Me and Chris Lilley’s We Can Be Heroes.

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