The Man from Snowy River

Australia, 1982

Film
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The Man From Snowy River, based on the classic Australian poem by Banjo Patterson, tells the story of an 18 year old boy who proves himself a man during an unforgettable chase on horseback down the rugged Snowy Mountains and becomes a legend. The most magnificent footage of horses ever filmed.

Credits

producer

Geoff Burrowes

Duration

01:39:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1982

Appears in

Constellation

Great southern land?

Australia is often mythologised in film and TV, but national myths must not only be embraced, but resisted.

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

35832

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Adaptations

Animals & Wildlife → Horses - Australia

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Australia

Literature → Australian literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Literature

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Collected

12 times

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