The Fourth wish

Australia, 1976

Film

A touching story about a father’s fight against all odds to attain the three wishes of his boy and of his own fourth wish. John Meillon is Casey, the father with the amazing determination to achieve the last three wishes of his dying son. You will like Casey. When the chips are down he’s got the guts to get in there and have a go. He’s taking on the world - for the sake of his son. He has to! He has three very important things to achieve and if it means bucking the system, he’ll do it to win.

Credits

director

Don Chaffey

producer

John Morris

production company

South Australian Film Corporation

Language

English

Duration

01:44:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

36322

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Australia

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Death - Psychological aspects

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Preservation Print (Section 5)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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