Storm boy. - [Edited version]

Australia, 1980

Film
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Edited version of the feature film of the same name produced in 1977. Story of a boy who lives with his widowed father in a comfortable but ramshackle beach house amidst coastal sand dunes in South Australia’s Coorong. He befriends three young pelicans orphaned by hunters who have shot the mother bird. Adapted from the book of the same title by Colin Thiele. Cast includes Peter Cummins, Greg Rowe, David Gulpilil.

Credits

production company

South Australian Film Corporation

Learning Corporation of America

producer

Matt Carroll

Duration

00:32:20:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1980

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302553

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Adaptations

Animals & Wildlife → Birds - South Australia - Coorong, The

Animals & Wildlife → Pelicans

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children's films - Australia

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Literature → Australian literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Children's literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Literature

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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