The Fire in the Stone

Australia, 1983

Film

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Based on the novel by Colin Thiele, tells the story of Ernie, a teenager living in Coober Pedy with his no-hoper father. Ernie dreams of re-uniting his separated mother and father with the proceeds from the opal he is going to find one day. His dream, however, becomes a nightmare, when he stumbles across a small fortune in opals … which are then stolen. Rated: G

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Credits

director

G Conway

producer

Pamela Vanneck

production company

South Australian Film Corporation

Duration

01:35:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1983

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324042

Language

English

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Wikidata

Q15039765

Collected

2 times

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