The Irishman

Australia, 1978

Film
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Based on the novel of the same name by Elizabeth O’Connor. Set in Northern Queensland in the 1920’s, it is the story of a proud Irish Australian teamster and his family as they face the competition from motorised transport. This is the story of a family experiencing events which they cannot control in the face of progress and change. Stars Michael Craig, Simon Burke, Robin Nevin and Bryan Brown.

Credits

producer

Anthony Buckley

production company

Forest Home Films

Duration

01:48:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1978

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

36874

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Adaptations

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Australia

Literature → Australian literature - Film and video adaptations

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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