All that is solid

Australia, 1988

Film
A still image from All that is solid

This is a speculative documentary on the subject of the future of Australia. It is conceived as a series of competing discourses with visionaries, politicians, media commentators and others, who are variously optimistic and pessimistic. Interviews are interspersed with symbolic, imaginative drama.

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Collection

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Credits

producer/director

John Hughes

Duration

00:54:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1988

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

303892

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - presentation

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

Collected

10 times

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