Touch the Sun : Captain Johnno (Captioned)

Australia, 1988

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Episode of Series “Touch the Sun Series”.
Johnno, an energetic and sensitive 10 year old, resides in a small coastal fishing town. His father’s inability to come to terms with Johnno’s deafness exacerbates their already troubled relationship. To curb Johnno’s rebelliousness his father proposes to send him to a “special school”. On learning of this plan Johnno flees to a nearby island to live like Robinson Crusoe. An Italian fisherman, who has earlier befriended Johnno, finds him on the island and endeavours to persuade him to return and face his problems. Rated: G

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director

Mario Andreacchio

producer

Jane Ballantyne

production company

Australian Children's Television Foundation

Duration

01:37:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1988

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Touch the Sun Series

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