Touch the Sun: Top enders

Australia, 1988

TV show

Episode of Series ‘Touch the Sun’.
Alice, a runaway from home, meets on the road Mick, a boy in pursuit of his uncle. Stealing a car they traverse a treacherous stretch of desert road. When the car runs out of petrol they set out on foot only to become lost. With the harsh desert conditions threatening their survival Alice and Mick reflect on their actions and the families they have fled from. Cast includes John Jarratt, Madeleine Blackwell, Bennendine Woods, Donald Dale.

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Credits

writer

Michael Aitkens

Jackie McKimmie

director

Jackie McKimmie

producer

Jill Robb

production company

Australian Children's Television Foundation

Duration

01:33:09:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1988

Appears in

Group of items

Touch the Sun Series

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