Blue fin

Australia, 1978

Film
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Based on the novel by Colin Thiele, this is a heartwarming story of a boy growing to maturity. Pascoe expects too much of his young son Snook, who always seems to be in trouble. Disaster strikes their boat Blue Fin at sea and young Snook is the only person left who can save them. The boat is wrecked and sinking. Pascoe lies injured, his crew swept overboard. The waves are mountainous … can Snook save his father and the Blue Fin? Rated: G.

Credits

production company

South Australian Film Corporation

producer

Hal McElroy

Duration

01:28:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1978

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324041

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Adaptations

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Sea in motion pictures

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 12+

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Australia

Literature → Children's literature - Film and video adaptations

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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