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BODYSURFER charts the odyssey of David Lang. Searching beyond mid-life crisis, David finds unanswered questions of his childhood can lead him toward a state of maturity. He realises it is his last hope for reconstructing his fractured family. Adapted from Robert Drewe's best-selling collection of short stories.

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Crew

Director
Ian Barry
Writers
Suzanne Hawley  Christopher Lee  Denis Whitburn
Producer
Sandra Levy  Ross Matthews  John Sexton
Executive Producers
John Sexton
Dir. of Photography:
Jeffrey Malouf
Editor:
Michael Honey  Chris Spurr
Production Designer:
Janet Patterson

Cast

Cast
Peter Kowitz - Linda Cropper - Patrick Ward - Joy Smithers - Penne Hackforth-Jones - Abigail - Felix Nobis - Tim Robertson - Mary Lou Stewart

Production Details

Genre
Drama
Production Company
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
International Sales
Daro Film Distribution GmbH  Southern Star Primetime

Selected Awards & Festivals

  • Australian Cinematographers Society Awards National
    (1991)
  • Television Society of Australia
    (1989)
  • Australian Film Institute
    (1989)

Screen News

94 films: a commercial analysis - Addendum: The FFC's financial hits

Film Finance Corporation Australia (FFC) preceded Screen Australia. There are 11 films, funded in part by the FFC, that are in profit.

31 May 2017
By Sandy George & Bernadette Rheinberger
Part 3: Best financial performers