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The Screen Guide

A dramatised version of the events leading to the famous Azaria Chamberlain murder trial.

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Crew

Director
Fred Schepisi
Writers
Robert Caswell
Producer
Verity Lambert
Executive Producers
Yoram Globus  Menahem Golan
Dir. of Photography
Ian Baker
Composer
Bruce Smeaton
Editor
Jill Bilcock
Production Designer
Wendy Dickson  George Liddle

Cast

Sam Neill - Meryl Streep - Charles Tingwell - Maurice Fields - Bruce Myles - Bruce Smeaton

Production Details

Production Completion Date
1988
Production Company
Cannon International  Evil Angel Films

Sales

International Sales
Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Selected Awards & Festivals

  • Centre Georges Pompidou, Australian - Pompidou Event
    (1991)
  • International Film Festival Of India
    (1990)
  • Film Critics' Circle of Australia
    (1990)
  • Calcutta (Kolkata) International Film Festival
    (1990)
  • New York Film Critics Awards
    (1989)
  • Moscow International Film Festival
    (1989)
  • Australian Film Event Tokyo
    (1989)
  • Australian Film Institute
    (1989)

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