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Flickering Myth presents a detailed look at the work of internationally renowned Australian filmmaker Peter Weir...
Weir Did He Go? Flickering Myth Welcomes Back Peter Weir
Trevor Hogg introduces the Peter Weir Blogathon.
A Weir View: A Peter Weir Profile
Trevor Hogg profiles the career of director Peter Weir in a two-part article from 2009.
Trevor Hogg discusses the making of The Way Back.
Picture Perfect: A conversation with cinematographer Russell Boyd
The Cars That Ate Paris, 1974.
Trevor Hogg continues his Peter Weir retrospective with a look at the director's fourth feature...
Directed by Peter Weir.
Gallipoli evolves around the growing relationship between two runners whose destiny with death takes them to the Turkish battlefield where thousands of Australian soldiers were slaughtered during Wwi.
War has the power to shape a country’s psyche especially when the military engagement involves young soldiers senselessly dying. One such defining moment occurred when Australia was barely into its teenage years as a nation with the infamous Wwi battle of Gallipoli; it inspired Peter Weir’s 1981 film of the same name.
“I went to Istanbul, hired a car and drove to the battlefield, an extraordinary experience.” recalled the well regarded Australian film director of his 1976 trip to Turkey. “I saw no one in two days »
2 items from 2011
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