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A Peter Weir Retrospective

21 August 2011 11:01 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Flickering Myth presents a detailed look at the work of internationally renowned Australian filmmaker Peter Weir...

Articles

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Trevor Hogg profiles the career of director Peter Weir in a two-part article from 2009.

Saoirse Ronan, Jim Sturgess and Peter Weir on The Way Back

Actors Saoirse Ronan and Jim Sturgess and director Peter Weir discuss The Way Back.

Master and Commander: Peter Weir Returns with The Way Back

Trevor Hogg discusses the making of The Way Back.

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Career Retrospective...

The Cars That Ate Paris, 1974.

Starring John Meillon, Terry Camilleri, Kevin Miles, Rick Scully, Max Gillies and Bruce Spence. »

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Peter Weir Retrospective: The Cars That Ate Paris (1974)

9 January 2011 3:07 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Trevor Hogg begins his Peter Weir retrospective with a look at the Australian film-maker's debut feature...

The Cars That Ate Paris, 1974.

Directed by Peter Weir.

Starring John Meillon, Terry Camilleri, Kevin Miles, Rick Scully, Max Gillies and Bruce Spence.

Synopsis:

Residents in the mysterious Australian Outback town of Paris redirect passing traffic with the intention of creating automobile accidents. The wrecked vehicles are then sold for their parts, and the injured travelers are subjected to medical experiments; further mayhem ensues when the close-knit community decides to adopt an unscathed survivor.

While touring France an unexpected traffic detour provided internationally respected director Peter Weir with the inspiration for his first feature length film. “Weeks later in England,” he began, “I saw a front page story in the paper about a shooting and some crime of passion, while down in a very small column was that in Britain that weekend 23 people had »

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