The Tempest in Bali

Australia, 1988

Film
A still image from The Tempest in Bali

Episode of Series “Australian mosaic”.
In 1988 a group of students from Murdoch University under the leadership of David George and Serge Tampalini staged a production of Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” in Bali during the monsoon. The program documents the various bureaucratic problems they encountered and the assimilation of Balinese dance, music and shadow puppets into the production.

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Credits

director

Ugo Mariotti

co-producer

Barbara Mariotti

Ugo Mariotti

production company

SBS-TV

Duration

00:30:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1988

Appears in

Group of items

Australian mosaic

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302730

Language

English

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - presentation

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - overscan

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - presentation

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