Pete lives with his grandfather in an old abandoned outdoor cinema in the desert. When the old drive-in is threatened with demolition, ten year old Pete takes off to the city with his best ... See full summary »
Storm Boy lives a lonely life with his reclusive father on a desolate coastline . When he adopts some orphaned Pelicans, he forms a close bond with one, Mr.Percival, and his life takes a new and unexpected turn.
Mr Pelican was played by three different pelicans named Mr Proud, Mr Ponder and Mr Percival. These three pelicans were trained by Grant Noble for several months prior to filming in May 1976. See more »
When Tom and Mile and Fingerbone return to the Coorong as the boat, "Tern" leaves Goolwa harbour, they are not towing Mike's raft but when they arrive back at the jetty, they are. See more »
[to Mike as a pelican freshly hatches from its egg]
Mr. Percival all over again, a bird like him never dies.
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saw this on TV back then. Luckily I recorded it...For sure somebody should do a quality DVD. Seems to me it would be a hit. Also read comment that =David Gulpilil made his movie debut as 'fingerbone' Bill." really, did not realize that. Have a good time. See my list for similar movies. BT NOT want to spoil the experience but seems IMDb requires 10 lines so I might mention the Pelicans. Truly amazing how they got them to grow and preform. Really really cool. . Yeah it is slow paced but what a nice pace. Pretty much a family movie. Got some good points, actually can be interpreted with some moral / spiritual issues . phew got the 10 lines........
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