Touch the Sun : Captain Johnno (Captioned)

Australia, 1988

TV show
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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

Credits

director

Mario Andreacchio

producer

Jane Ballantyne

Language

English

Duration

01:37:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

35562

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Italians - Australia

Childrens Films

Closed captioning

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Italians - Australia

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

Television

Television → Television programs

Television → Television programs → Television programs - Australia

Television → Television series

Television → Television series → Television series - Australia

Sound/audio

Captioned

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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