Bodysurfer. - Volume 1.

Australia, 1989

TV show
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Based on the award-winning collection of short-stories by Robert Drewe, “Bodysurfer” combines a number of characters and incidents to create a single narrative focusing on the troubled personal life of David Lang. Following the failure of his marriage he begins a series of casual affairs but memories of his past come flooding back to stir his feelings of guilt. Realising he has failed his son he becomes a fugitive to consider his future. Cast includes Peter Kowitz, Linda Cropper, Joy Smithers and Penne Hackforth-Jones.

Credits

director
producer

Ross Matthews

production company

ABC-TV (Australia)

Duration

01:38:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1989

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

37197

Language

English

Audience classification

MA

Subject categories

Adaptations

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television

Literature → Australian literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Literature

Literature → Short stories

Television

Television → Mini-series

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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