The Place at the coast

Australia, 1987

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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.

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Credits

director

George Ogilvie

producer

Hilary Furlong

Duration

01:35:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1987

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

300209

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Wikidata

Q7757326

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