Time and place

Australia, 1970

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A study of our living environment in all its variety. Capturing the mood of today’s living, grasping at images of a graceful, more leisurely past, and examining alternative paths into the future. Without commentary, this deeply perceptive film establishes a basis for comparison of environmental situations, and asks the viewer to make their own choice. Begins with the documentation of Christo’s wrapping of the Sydney cove coastline (shot through a rose coloured lens in the final scenes).

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Phillip Mark-Law


Gil Brealey

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Australian Commonwealth Film Unit



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