The Drover's wife

Australia, 1985

Film

The Australian myth of Russell Drysdale’s painting “The Drover’s Wife” retold from a different perspective. Based on a short story by Murray Bail. Cast includes Elaine Gay, Jeff Ashby and Martin Vaughan. (Awards: Winner of Rouben Mamoulian Award, Sydney Film Festival 1985)

Credits

production company

AFTRS

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

director
Duration

00:16:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1985

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016912

Language

English

Subject categories

Adaptations

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Film festivals - Australia - Sydney - Awards

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - Australia

Crafts & Visual Arts → Artists - Australia

Crafts & Visual Arts → Drysdale, Russell, Sir, 1912-1981

Crafts & Visual Arts → Painting, Australian

Literature → Australian literature - Film and video adaptations

People → Drysdale, Russell, Sir, 1912-1981

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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