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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

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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