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Sunday Too Far Away (1975)

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A hard-drinking but hard-working gun shearer leads a group of Outback sheep herders into striking after wealthy landowners attempt to drive them from their territory.

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A hard-drinking but hard-working gun shearer leads a group of Outback sheep herders into striking after wealthy landowners attempt to drive them from their territory.

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" ...so the toughest bloke in the toughest pub sent me down a beer . . . I know I'm only 21, but I AM the gun shearer . . ." See more »

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16 June 1975 (Australia)  »

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AUD 271,000 (estimated)
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First produced screenplay for a feature film for writer John Dingwall who had previously worked in television. His later feature films as a writer would be Buddies (1983), Phobia (1990) and The Custodian (1993). See more »

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SUNDAY TOO FAR AWAY
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Performed by Jack Thompson
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Excellent !
9 December 2002 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

A delightful Australian film produced in the 1970's that captures the true essence of the Australian character and Australian bush in the 1950's. This is an unashamedly "male" film that results in the cry "Ducks on the Pond" when female's venture into their domain.

Sunday Too Far Away is almost a documentary of one 1955 shearing run in outback South Australia. Minor events like the coming and going of the first Chef become immensely interesting when viewed through the lives of these characters.

If you are interested in Australian film, this one is not to be missed.


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