Hunting the wild pineapple

Australia, 1989

Film
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A film in search of Thea Astley through stories, anecdotes and a little bit of gossip. Australian writer, Thea Astley, holds forth on her attitudes to writing, rednecks, satire, sex, being a woman, inspiration, God and her spiritual home - the cafeteria. “Hunting the Wild Pineapple” blends excerpts of interviews with Astley and dramatised extracts from her writings.

Credits

producer

Don Colantonio

production company

AFTRS

Duration

00:47:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1989

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

37422

Language

English

Subject categories

Literature → Astley, Thea, 1925-

Literature → Australian literature

Literature → Women authors

People → Astley, Thea, 1925-

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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