Tim Burstall

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Attack Force Z
Mel Gibson commands an elite military team dispatched during WW II to locate and rescue the survivors of a shot down plane, stranded on a South Pacific island occupied by the Japanese. One of the castaways, a defecting Japanese official,…
Kangaroo
D.H. Lawrence, one of the greatest modernist novelists, wrote Kangaroo as a semi-autobiographical account of his 1922 visit to Australia. Pioneer Australian director Tim Burstall's adaptation casts Colin Friels as mild-mannered English novelist Richard Somers and Judy Davis as his…
Sculpture Australia 69
Australian sculptors discuss their attitudes towards modern sculpture. In sculpture, as in the other arts, Australia has achieved a world reputation in recent years. In this film, Tim Burstall examines the Australian sculptors working in Australia and overseas, analyses their…
Nullarbor Hideout
The adventures of a group of children living at Cook on the Nullarbor Plain. They discover a swimming pool in the limestone caves and make the cave their hideout. The children become involved with kangaroo shooters who are wanted by…
The Naked Country
Farmer Lance Dillon (John Stanton) and his wife, Mary (Rebecca Gilling), settle on the plains of the Australian Outback, but the challenges presented by the unforgiving terrain and the unwelcoming locals threaten their marriage and Lance's life. The often-ignored Mary…
Painting People
Acclaimed Australian artists Clifton Pugh, William Dargie, William Dobell, Russell Drysdale, Jon Molvig and Andrew Sibley discuss their approach to portraiture in Painting People , providing an insight into the unique challenges that face a portrait painter. Through examples of…