Early double from acclaimed director Phillip Noyce, one of the boldest and stylistically innovative young Australian directors to emerge in the seventies. Backroads M Phillip Noyce, 60 mins, Australia, 1977, HD. Courtesy: Smart Street Films
The digitally restored Backroads
, featuring Gary Foley and Bill Hunter, combines elements of a road movie, cinéma vérité documentary, political polemic and experimental film, and is an abrasive and unsentimental representation of the plight of indigenous Australians. Castor & Pollux M Phillip No, 44 mins, Australia, 1973, 16mm. Courtesy: AFTRS & NFSA Castor & Pollux
, winner of the Rouben Mamoulian Award at the 1974 Sydney Film Festival, contrasts the lives of two brothers, one a soft-spoken hippie and the other a rough bikie.