Turtle beach

Australia, 1991

Film
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Judith Wilkes (Greta Scacchi) is an ambitious journalist on the trail of a story every reporter dreams of - a refugee in crisis in Malaysia with international repercussions. The officials have shunned Judith and the authorities have barred her from investigations. Her only hope lies in befriending the exotic Minou Hobday (Joan Chen), the wife of a high ranking diplomat and a woman with connections. Co-starring Jack Thompson and Art Malik. From the original novel “Turtle Beach” by Blanche d’Alpuget.

Credits

director

Stephen Wallace

producer

Matt Carroll

production company

Regency International Pictures

Village Roadshow Pictures

Coote and Carroll

Language

English

Duration

01:28:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

38110

Audience classification

MA

Subject categories

Adaptations

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Malaysia - Politics and government

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Australia

Literature → Australian literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Literature

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

VHS; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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