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Peter Yeldham (screenplay)
Norman Lindsay (novel)
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Release Date:
14 May 1969 (USA) See more »
There Is A Time Of Beauty... There Is A Day Of Yearning... There Is An "AGE OF CONSENT"! See more »
An elderly artist thinks he has become too stale and is past his prime. His friend (and agent) persuades... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

James Mason ... Bradley Morahan

Helen Mirren ... Cora

Jack MacGowran ... Nat Kelly
Neva Carr-Glynn ... Ma Ryan (as Neva Carr-Glyn)
Andonia Katsaros ... Isabel Marley
Michael Boddy ... Hendricks
Harold Hopkins ... Ted Farrell
Slim DeGrey ... Cooley (as Slim De Grey)
Max Meldrum ... TV Interviewer
Hudson Faucett ... New Yorker (as Hudson Faussett)
Peggy Cass ... His Wife
Eric Reiman ... An Art Lover

Frank Thring ... Godfrey
Tommy Hanlon Jr. ... Levi-Strauss (as Tommy Hanlon Jnr.)
Dora Hing ... Receptionist
Clarissa Kaye-Mason ... Brisbane Bird · Meg (as Clarissa Kaye)
Judith McGrath ... Brisbane Bird · Grace (as Judy McGrath)
Lenore Caton ... Brisbane Bird · Edna
Diane Strachan ... Brisbane Bird · Susie
Roberta Grant ... Brisbane Bird · Ivy
Geoff Cartwright ... Newsboy
Lonsdale ... 'Godfrey' (as Godfrey in opening credits)
Prince Nial ... 'Jasper'

Directed by
Michael Powell 
Writing credits
Peter Yeldham (screenplay)

Norman Lindsay (novel)

Produced by
James Mason .... producer
Michael Pate .... associate producer
Michael Powell .... producer
Original Music by
Stanley Myers (international version)
Peter Sculthorpe (restored version)
Cinematography by
Hannes Staudinger (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Anthony Buckley 
Casting by
Gloria Payten 
Art Direction by
Dennis Gentle 
Makeup Department
Peggy Carter .... makeup artist
Robert Hynard .... hairdresser
Production Management
Brian Chirlian .... production supervisor
Kevin Powell .... unit manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
David Crocker .... assistant director
Art Department
Reg Bevear .... construction manager
John Coburn .... paintings: New York Exhibition
Paul Delprat .... sketches and paintings: Island
Marshall Lusted .... property master
Bill Piggott .... set dresser
Sound Department
Lloyd Colman .... sound recordist
Paul Ennis .... sound recordist
Tim Wellburn .... sound editor
Alfred Wiggins .... boom operator
Camera and Electrical Department
Peter Doig .... chief grip
Graham Lind .... cameraman
John R. McLean .... cameraman (as John McLean)
Ron Taylor .... underwater photographer
Tony Tegg .... chief electrician
Valerie Taylor .... underwater photographer (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Anna Senior .... wardrobe (as Anne Senior)
Editorial Department
Margaret Cardin .... negative matcher (uncredited)
Music Department
Stanley Myers .... conductor (uncredited)
Other crew
Rita Cavill .... continuity
Scotty Denholm .... Lonsdale trained by
Crew believed to be complete

Production Companies
  • Nautilus Productions (made in Australia by) (as Nautilus Productions Ltd., 23 College Hill, London, England)
DistributorsOther Companies

Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Norman Lindsay's Age of Consent" - International (English title) (alternative title), UK (complete title)
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103 min | USA:98 min
Color (Eastmancolor) (uncredited)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Netherlands:18 (1970) | UK:A (original rating) | UK:12 (video re-rating) (2008) | UK:15 (video rating) (1986) (1995) | USA:R | West Germany:16

Did You Know?

In this picture, actor Slim DeGrey played a character called "Cooley" whilst actor Harold Hopkins portrayed a character called Ted Farrell. Around seven years after this film, in the later Australian cinema movie Don's Party (1976) directed by Bruce Beresford and written by David Williamson, Hopkins played a character named "Cooley" from which he became particular renown and famous for.See more »
Factual errors: The opening title gives Nautilus Productions as producer. Columbia Picture Corporation also appears there. There is no such corporation. The word Picture should be, Pictures.See more »
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31 out of 44 people found the following review useful.
Helen Mirren is ravishing, 10 May 2007
Author: tim-1988 from Canada

Helen Mirren's astonishingly beautiful 24 year old body is on full display here, in glorious flesh. It is a good little film about the life of an artist, with a small cast of well-drawn characters to keep it amusing, but the highlight is, and should be, the naked Helen Mirren cavorting in the shallow seas of coastal Australia. Nothing coy or repressed about it. She is the film and the artist's inspiration. She will be yours too. James Mason plays the artist in need of spiritual refreshment. He comes to the coastal island and finds this beach-comber girl, and starts to paint. His reprobate friend Ned Kelly comes unwanted to sponge off him. But the show is Helen Mirren. You will want to breed with her immediately.

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