The Year of living dangerously

Australia, 1982

Film
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Set in Indonesia during the 1965 civil strife, this adaptation of the of the novel by C.J. Koch, concentrates on a small group of journalists in Jakarta, who are covering the crisis, and the strange three-way relationship between an Australian correspondent, his extraordinary Chinese-Australian cameraman and the woman they both love.

Credits

director

Peter Weir

producer

Jim McElroy

production company

McElroy & McElroy

Language

English

Duration

01:55:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

36543

Audience classification

MA

Subject categories

Adaptations

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Indonesia - Politics and government

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Australia

History → Indonesia - History - 1950-1966

Literature → Australian literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Literature

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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