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The Screen Guide

An Australian reporter assigned to Jakarta, Indonesia, during the summer of 1965 struggles to uncover the dangerous truth about the toppling government of the dictator Sukarno.

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Cast & Crew & Production Details

Director
Peter Weir
Writers
Christopher Koch  Peter Weir  David Williamson
Producer
Jim McElroy
Executive Producers
Freddie Fields
Dir. of Photography
Russell Boyd
Composer
Maurice Jarre
Editor
William Anderson
Production Designer
Herbert Pinter
Cast
Mel Gibson - Sigourney Weaver - Linda Hunt - Michael Murphy - Domingo Landicho - Soccoro Hashim Ledesma - Bembol Roco
Production Completion
1982
Genre
Thriller
Production Company
McElroy & McElroy
International Sales
Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Selected Awards & Festivals

  • Taormina International Film Festival
    (2004)
  • Peter Weir Tribute at the Seattle International Film festival
    (2000)
  • Moscow International Film Festival
    (1991)
  • Centre Georges Pompidou, Australian - Pompidou Event
    (1991)
  • Aus Film Festival Peter Weir Retrospective, Argentina
    (1990)
  • New York Film Critics Awards
    (1984)
  • US National Board of Review
    (1983)
  • Film Critics' Circle of Australia
    (1983)
  • Australian Film Institute
    (1983)