The Singer and the Dancer

Australia, 1976

Film

Set in the country, an older woman relives the bitter memories of her past, through her friendship with a younger girl who is experiencing a very insecure relationship with her boyfriend. Winner of several awards including Australian Film Awards and Sydney Film Festival. Cast includes Ruth Cracknell, Elizabeth Crosby, Russell Keifel, Jude Kuring, Gerry Duggan, Julie Dawson, Jane Buckland, Kate Sheil, Rob Steele, Kerry Walker. Photographer: Russell Boyd. Based on a short story by Alan Marshall.

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Collection

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Credits

producer/director

Gillian Armstrong

production company

Australian Film Council

Duration

00:52:02:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1976

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

015799

Language

English

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - presentation

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - overscan

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - presentation

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