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Friday night he's too tired. Saturday night too drunk. See more »

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16 June 1975 (Australia)  »

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AUD 271,000 (estimated)
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'VideoVista' (Gary Couzens) has said of this film that "John Dingwall's original treatment gave equal time to the strike, which would have made for a three-hour film. [Director Ken] Hannam's original cut, never publicly shown, ran half an hour longer than the present version, which was shortened by the producer". See more »

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SUNDAY TOO FAR AWAY
Written by Bob Ellis
Performed by Jack Thompson
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Outback Realistic Comedy
18 June 2000 | by (Machynlleth Wales) – See all my reviews

The first time I saw this film was in my capacity as a projectionist on board a Royal Naval Warship. By the end of the first reel the dining hall (Cinema) was deserted except for myself and one other everyone having been put off by the lack of action. Because there was one remaining viewer I was obliged to show the entire movie. We were richly rewarded because this film is full of finely crafted observation well portrayed by fine actors expertly directed. A rich vein of understated comedy runs just beneath the surface occasionally erupting most notably in the hand laundry scene and again in the undertaker scene. Altogether a worthy film which should have received greater acclaim


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