The Club

Australia, 1980

Film

Laurie Holden (Jack Thompson) is coach of a Victorian Football League (VFL) team that hasn’t won a premiership for 19 years. Club president Ted Parker (Graham Kennedy) brings in a star recruit at great expense, but youngster Geoff Hayward (John Howard) is a major disappointment. As the club loses a string of games, the coach, president, committee members and players start to tear each other apart. Synopsis source: Australian Screen.

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producer

Matt Carroll

writer

David Williamson

director

Bruce Beresford

production company

New South Wales Film Corporation

South Australian Film Corporation

Duration

01:34:58:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1980

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