Feathers

Australia, 1987

Film

A riotous social comedy based on a short story by acclaimed American writer, Raymond Carver. Jack and Bert, factory workers, share a strange and magical evening with their respective wives at Bert’s rural retreat. Gradually the city couple are seduced into sharing the simple pleasures and eccentricities of their friends. Rated: PG

Credits

director
Duration

00:50:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1987

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

017514

Language

English

Subject categories

Adaptations

Literature → American 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)

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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