Icarus

Australia, 1975

Film
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Man, it seems, has long craved to fly as the birds fly, silently propelled only by the forces of nature. Some get towed aloft in large gliders; others, like flying men harnessed to flimsy wings, launch themselves from wind swept cliff tops. Icarus is a view of both forms of the gliding sport in which the viewer gains the same sense of freedom, of elevation above the problems of the earthbound as do the men who choose to gain recreation in this exciting way. No spoken commentary.

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Credits

production company

Australian Commonwealth Film Unit

Film Australia

Outlook

director

Antonio Colacino

producer

Don Murray

Duration

00:14:07:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1975

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