Sidney Nolan: Such Is Life

Australia, 1987

TV show
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Such is life is a biographical retrospective of Sidney Nolan’s life and work, told in a modern-day journey from Ireland to England, Hong Kong and Australia. Filmed against a background of Sidney Nolan’s past and current projects, it includes the designs for a new opera production for the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, a large graphic suite on themes relevant to Australia’s Bicentennial during 1988 and exhibitions of his new work in London and Hong Kong.

Credits

production company

Waveband Film Productions

RM Arts

Ceidrik Heward

Radio-Telefis Eirann (RTE)

Channel 4

producer

William Leeson

director
Duration

01:00:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1987

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324858

Language

English

Subject categories

Crafts & Visual Arts → Nolan, Sidney, Sir, 1917-1992

Crafts & Visual Arts → Painting, Australian

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

People → Nolan, Sidney, Sir, 1917-1992

Television

Television → Television programs

Television → Television programs → Television programs - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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