David Malouf: an imaginary life

Australia, 1988

Film

Episode of Series “Writers Talking”.
Poet and novelist David Malouf was filmed in Tuscany, Italy, during the coldest winter there for 50 years, and in Sydney during a steamy summer. To write, he says, you must turn your back on even the most beautiful landscape. Malouf talks about the influences on his work and how he gets into the writing process.

Credits

director

Richard Tipping

Language

English

Duration

00:28:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

36372

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Literature → Authors, Australian

Literature → Literature

Literature → Malouf, David, 1934-

People → Malouf, David, 1934-

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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