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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Credits

director

Esben Storm

producer

Jill Robb

production company

Revcom Television

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Australian Children's Television Foundation

Language

English

Duration

01:35:19:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

34982

Audience classifications

G

Mediatheque - all ages (ACMI classified)

Subject categories

Adaptations

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Childrens Films → Children's films - Australia

Literature → Children's literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Children's literature, Australian

Literature → Literature

Television

Television → Television programs

Television → Television programs → Television programs - Australia

Television → Television series

Television → Television series → Television series - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

MOV file H264; ACMI Digital Access Copy - presentation

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