A Most attractive man

Australia, 1981

Film
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Dorian gets by on his looks, and lives off Frances, a single mother of three kids. He doesn’t contribute much to either her emotional or financial well being. Frances is running out of patience and Dorian’s looks are fading. Described as a “sardonic Australian love story” and made on a $50,000 budget this quirky short film won the Australian Film Institute Jury Award in 1982. Cast includes Carole Skinner, Grigor Taylor, Julie McGregor, Dennis Miller, Anna Volska, Cathy Downes, Anne Tenney, Rivka Hartman.

Credits

director

Rivka Hartman

producer

Gillian Coote

production company

Australian Film Commission

A Most Attractive Man Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:46:40:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

32649

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Awards

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Awards - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Australia - Social conditions

Romance

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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