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The Screen Guide

A film adaptation from Ivan Southall's novel - one of the most popular stories in contemporary literature. Southall has had over 50 books published in 17 languages in 24 countries. Set in 1917 in a small Australian outback town, this is a poignant story of a boy and his family against a background of a nation at war.

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Robert Beetles - John Ewart - Jan Kingsbury - Bruce Spence - Ben Gabriel - Ken Goodlet - Ray Barrett - Sally Whiteman - Matthew Wilson - Terry McQuillan - Nigel Lovell - Babette Stephens - Brian Anderson - Charles Metcalfe - Philip Ross - Scott Griffiths - Goff Vockler - Bob Lee

Production Details

Production Completion
Action adventure
Production Company
Film Australia Limited


International Sales
Screen Australia

Selected Awards & Festivals

  • Internationales Essener Kinderfilmfestival im Ruhrgebiet