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The Screen Guide

Based on Anthony Fingleton's book of the struggle to become an Olympic swimmer despite an overbearing, alcoholic father and his long-suffering mother.

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Crew

Director
Russell Mulcahy
Writers
Anthony Fingleton
Producer
Howard Baldwin  Karen Baldwin  Paul Pompian  Andrew Mason
Executive Producers
Anthony Fingleton  William J Immerman
Dir. of Photography
Martin McGrath ASC
Composer
Johnny Klimek  Reinhold Heil
Editor
Marcus D'Arcy
Production Designer
Roger Ford

Cast

Geoffrey Rush - Judy Davis - Jesse Spencer - Tim Draxl - Deborah Kennedy

Production Details

Production Completion
2002
Production Company
Upstream Media Pty Ltd

Selected Awards & Festivals

  • Hawaii International Film Festival
    (2004)
  • London Australian Film Festival
    (2003)
  • Film Critics' Circle of Australia
    (2003)
  • Australian Cinematographers Society NSW
    (2002)