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Storm Boy (1976)

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Storm Boy is a rambunctious Australian youth, living along the coastline with his freewheeling father. At the behest of an aging aborigine, Storm Boy takes care of an uncared-for nest of pelicans.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Greg Rowe ...
Mike 'Storm Boy' Kingsley
Peter Cummins ...
Tom 'Hide-Away Tom' Kingsley
...
Fingerbone
Judy Dick ...
Miss Walker
Tony Allison ...
Ranger
Michael Moody ...
Boat Master
Graham Dow ...
Edwards
Eric Mack ...
Jones
Frank Foster-Brown ...
Lynch
Michael Caulfield ...
Hunter
Paul Smith ...
Hunter
Hedley Cullen ...
Marina Manager
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Storm Boy is a rambunctious Australian youth, living along the coastline with his freewheeling father. At the behest of an aging aborigine, Storm Boy takes care of an uncared-for nest of pelicans.

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storm | storm boy | aborigine | pelican | nest | See more »

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A dramatic and exciting story that will charm and delight you. See more »

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Drama | Family

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Release Date:

7 October 1977 (Denmark)  »

Also Known As:

A vihar fia  »

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Budget:

AUD 260,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Much of the filming in beach-side Goolwa, South Australia was shot in inaccessible areas. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Tom 'Hide-Away Tom' Kingsley: He can learn all he needs to know right here.
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Marvellous
28 February 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I saw this film just after I left school in 1981. To the best of my knowledge, it hasn't been broadcast on British television since. I recently had the pleasure of watching this wonderful film for the second time, after it was finally released on DVD in the UK.

Although essentially a children's film, I think adults will find this an engaging movie - particularly Greg Rowe's endearing performance in the title role. Hard to believe it was made so long ago.

Message to any Australians reading this thread - Has there ever been a dramatisation of the Beaumont Children case?

http://www.beaumontchildren.com/


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