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The Screen Guide

The Showgirl, the Jazz man, the Spy and the Ventriloquist. 4 generations of this dazzling Australian family. Famed China watcher Richard Hughes was a larger than life foreign correspondent who achieved world wide famed with his scoop on spies Burges and Maclean and was fictionalised in the James Bond book You Only Live Twice. His son Richard is an acclaimed jazz pianist; grand daughter Christa is a performer and former lead singer of the scandalous band Machine Gun Fellatio. This is a family history like no other.

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Crew

Director
Brendan Young
Writers
Brendan Young
Producer
Ruth Cullen
Dir. of Photography
Simon Smith  Richard Michalak

Cast

Christa Hughes - Richard Hughes - Dick Hughes

Production Details

Production Completion
2009
Genre
History and national identity
Production Company
Gogo Yolt Pty Ltd

Sales

International Sales
Gogo Yolt Pty Ltd

Selected Awards & Festivals

  • Australian Film Institute
    (2010)