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The Screen Guide

A powerful, poignant story focusing on the friendship of two West Australian youths. Set on the fields of Gallipoli in World War I.

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Cast & Crew & Production Details

Director
Peter Weir
Writers
David Williamson
Producer
Patricia Lovell  Robert Stigwood
Executive Producers
Francis O'Brien
Dir. of Photography
Russell Boyd
Editor
William Anderson
Production Designer
Wendy Weir
Cast
Mel Gibson - Mark Lee - Bill Hunter - Robert Grubb - Tim McKenzie - David Argue - Bill Kerr
Production Completion
1981
Genre
Drama, History and national identity
Production Company
Associated R & R Films Pty Ltd

Selected Awards & Festivals

  • Singapore International Film Festival
    (2008)
  • Peter Weir Tribute at the Seattle International Film festival
    (2000)
  • Festival of Australian Film - Sri Lanka
    (2000)
  • All the Best from Australia Flm Festival - Manila
    (1998)
  • Centre Georges Pompidou, Australian - Pompidou Event
    (1991)
  • Video Industry Distributors Association
    (1990)
  • Aus Film Festival Peter Weir Retrospective, Argentina
    (1990)
  • Festival of Historic Films
    (1983)
  • Manila International Film Festival
    (1982)
  • Hollywood Foreign Press Association
    (1982)
  • Australian Cinematographers Society Awards National
    (1981)
  • Australian Film Institute
    (1981)
  • Variety Club of Australia
    (1980)