The Tale of Ruby Rose

Australia, 1987

Film
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Set amid the austere beauty of Tasmania’s mountainous landscape, The Tale of Ruby Rose is a portrait of a family alone in the wilderness and one woman’s strength to overcome an intense fear of the dark. Driven by her husband’s indifference to her fear, Ruby makes the hazardous trip across the mountains to the village of her birth in the lowlands. There, with her grandmother, she comes to terms with her terror of the elements. Cast: Melita Jurisic, Chris Haywood, Rod Zuanic, Martyn Sanderson, Sheila Florance.

Credits

director

Roger Scholes

producer

Bryce Menzies

Language

English

Duration

01:41:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

35081

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Tasmania

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Fear

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Fear

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Australia

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Fear

Places → Tasmania

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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