The Journey (K)

Australia, 1990

Film
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Twelve year old Ada lives with her father on a windswept mountain plateau, looked after by Martha, the housekeeper, and Martha’s daughter Agnes. On his deathbed, Ada’s father tells her to journey south to seek her true inheritance. But Martha, who is a witch, is determined to get to the inheritance first. She orders Agnes to follow Ada, kill her and steal her map. Agnes is unable to kill her friend and the two are drawn together on a journey for buried treasure.

Credits

director
producer

Richard Mason

production company

Australian Children's Television Foundation

Duration

00:50:02:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1990

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

37393

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 12+

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Childrens Films → Children's films - Australia

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Mystery

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Treasure hunts

Magic, Occult & Supernatural → Witches

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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