Saturday

Australia, 1979

Film

Describes a day in the lives of Coral and John Whelan and family, who live at Lake Cargelligo, a small country town in outback New South Wales.

Last on display

ACMI Viewing Booths

Credits

director

Dean Semler

producer

Suzanne Baker

production company

Film Australia

Language

English

Duration

00:22:53:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28192

Audience classification

Mediatheque - all ages (ACMI classified)

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Rural conditions

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → New South Wales - Description and travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Outback Australia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Rural conditions

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Rural conditions

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → New South Wales - Rural conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Rural conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Sociology, Rural

Places → Outback Australia

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

MOV file H264; NFSA Digital Access Copy

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