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

director

Patricia L'Huede

producer

Don Colantonio

production company

AFTRS

Language

English

Duration

00:47:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

37422

Subject categories

Literature → Astley, Thea, 1925-

Literature → Australian literature

Literature → Women authors

People → Astley, Thea, 1925-

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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