From deep within the vaults comes this political drama starring Joe James as Joe Slater, the Australian Minister of Defence.
Seeking a military alliance with Asia, Slater is thwarted by his anti-war son Steven (Gerard Maguire). Demonstrator
was an important stepping stone in the revitalisation of the long-dormant Australian film industry. Scriptwriter Kit Denton adapted the film from an original story by Elizabeth and Don Campbell.
Followed by a panel discussion hosted by Peter Krausz, Chair of the Australian Film Critics Association.
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by director Warwick Freeman.