Touch the Sun: Devil's Hill

Australia, 1988

TV show

Episode of Series ‘Touch the Sun’.
Sam and his sisters come to stay on their cousin’s remote farm in Tasmania. Badge, the farm boy, feels daunted by the arrival of his arrogant city cousins. After a huge violent storm, the prize cow escapes. The children decide to search the mountainous wilderness for the cow and their route leads up to the mysterious Devil’s Hill. The adventure teaches them they must stick together to survive. Based on the novel by Nan Chauncy.
Cast includes Peter Hehir, Mary Haire, John Flaus, Alexander Jacobs, Emma Pugh, Cameron Atkins and Jane McArthur.

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Collection

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Previously on display

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Credits

director

Esben Storm

producer

Jill Robb

production company

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Australian Children's Television Foundation

Revcom Television

Duration

01:35:19:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1988

Appears in

Group of items

Touch the Sun Series

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324008

Language

English

Audience classifications

G

Mediatheque - all ages (ACMI classified)

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

MOV file H264; ACMI Digital Access Copy - presentation

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

Wikidata

Q33060544

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