As time goes by

Australia, 1987

Film
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Science fiction comedy about a bizarre encounter between a knockabout surfer and an alien, set in the Australian outback. The alien enlists the surfer’s aid in finding the power capsule for his spaceship which is disguised as a 1940’s diner. However, there are others with sinister plans in search of the diner and the surfer finds he must change the course of time. Cast includes Bruno Lawrence, Nique Needles, Ray Barrett and Max Gillies.

Credits

director
producer

Chris Kiely

production company

Valhalla

Duration

01:37:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1987

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

36843

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Comedy

Fantasy & Science Fiction

Fantasy & Science Fiction → Extraterrestrial beings

Fantasy & Science Fiction → Science fiction films

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Australia

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Extraterrestrial beings

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Life on other planets

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

VHS; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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