The Place at the coast

Australia, 1987

Film
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In the summer of 1961, Ellie and her father travel to the seaside town of Kilkee for their annual holiday. For a time, the two enjoy their past routines - Ellie, a keen naturalist, observing and recording the native wildlife, her father fishing. However, a tourist development plan is proposed to extend and change their summer retreat, and Ellie soon learns that she is alone in her opposition to change. Cast includes John Hargreaves, Heather Mitchell, Tushka Bergen.

Credits

director

George Ogilvie

producer

Hilary Furlong

Language

English

Duration

01:35:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

35080

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Holidays

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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