Let the balloon go (K)

Australia, 1976

Film

Set in a small Australian outback town in 1917, this is the story of a young boy who is determined to fight against the limitations imposed upon him because of his physical disabilities. Based on the novel of the same name by Ivan Southall. Cinematography by Dean Semler.

Credits

producer

Richard Mason

production company

Film Australia

Duration

01:20:17:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1976

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

34571

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Adaptations

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Australia - Rural conditions

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Australia - Rural conditions

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 12+

Childrens Films → Children's films - Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Australia - Rural conditions

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Australia

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Handicapped children

Literature → Children's literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Literature

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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