Lover boy. Bonza

Australia, 1988

Film
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This video contains two Australian short films. “Lover Boy” portrays a painfully impossible liaison between a 16 year old boy and a 45 year old woman. Brought together by loneliness and their bleak environment, they find some short-lived comfort in each other’s arms. Stars Noah Taylor, Gillian Jones, Ben Mendelsohn. “Bonza” gives a view of Australian suburban family life through the eyes of a dog. Stars Peter Rowsthorn, Peter Green, Maureen Edwards, Susie Dee.

Credits

co-director

David Swann

Geoffrey Wright

co-producer

Deborah Hoare

Daniel Scharf

production company

Bonza Productions

Language

English

Duration

01:25:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

39034

Subject categories

Romance

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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