Archer

Australia, 1985

Film
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Brett Climo plays Dave Power, a young and ambitious caretaker of a racehorse named Archer. In order to get Archer to the 1861 Melbourne Cup, where the horse must compete. Power takes him on a 600-mile outback odyssey, fraught with excitment and peril. The horse then wins the race. Also features 18 year old Nicole Kidman in a crucial role Based on a true story of perhaps Australia’s greatest racehorse

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Credits

production company

Roadshow Television

Coote and Carroll

producer

Maya Iceton

director

Denny Lawrence

Duration

02:00:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1985

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

325053

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Australia

History → Australia - History

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Horse racing - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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