Come out fighting

Australia, 1973

Film
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Low budget realistic work made with assistance from the Experimental Film and Television Fund. Adapted from a play by Harry Martin, it presents a crisis in the life of an Aboriginal boxer in the face of conflicting demands from Aboriginal friends, fight promoters and students campaigning for Aboriginal rights. Cast includes Michael Karpaney, Cliff Neale, Bethany Lee, Peter Green, Bob Horsfall, Peter Adams, Brian Torrens.

Credits

producer/director

Nigel Buesst

Duration

00:49:58:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1973

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

33941

Language

English

Audience classification

MA

Subject categories

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Attitudes

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Civil rights

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians in motion pictures

Adaptations

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Boxing

Literature → Australian literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Literature

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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