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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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Friday night... too tired. Saturday night... too drunk. Sunday... too far away. See more »

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16 June 1975 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

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AUD 271,000 (estimated)
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Second lead starring role in a theatrical feature film for actor Jack Thompson. Thompson's first was Petersen (1974). See more »

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Referenced in The Making of 'Sunday' (1975) See more »

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SUNDAY TOO FAR AWAY
Written by Bob Ellis
Performed by Jack Thompson
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A truely great film

This film is what real cinema should be. A great script, great direction, great photography and great acting. Although the story is simple the character studies from the superb cast keep you glued to the screen.

I recently put this in a competition for a personal top 10 movies of all time. I also included that other Aussie masterpiece "Newsfront".


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