The Importance of keeping perfectly still

Australia, 1977

Film
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Concerns a young man apprenticed to a high society photographer at the turn of the 19th century. When his boss receives a vice regal appointment to photograph the Governor’s family, he cannot handle the strain of this and a love affair at the same time. His girlfriend insists that she must have a ‘sign’ from heaven before a marriage can take place. Cast includes Liddy Clark, Frederick Parslow, Peter Sardi, Frank Thring, Frank Wilson.

Credits

director

Michael Pattinson

producer

Mark Ruse

production company

Swinburne Institute of Technology. Film and Television School

Kookaburra Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:22:20:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

34528

Subject categories

Amateur & Student Films

Amateur & Student Films → Student films - Australia

Crafts & Visual Arts → Photographers

Romance

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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