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Storm Boy (1976)

Not Rated | | Drama, Family | 28 July 1977 (Australia)
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 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.

Director: Shawn Seet
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Greg Rowe ...
Mike 'Storm Boy' Kingley
Peter Cummins ...
Tom 'Hide-Away Tom' Kingley
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Fingerbone (as Gulpilil)
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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This year STORM BOY will delight you See more »

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Drama | Family

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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28 July 1977 (Australia)  »

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A vihar fia  »

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Budget:

AUD 260,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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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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Connections

Featured in Gulpilil: One Red Blood (2002) See more »

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It's still a WONDERFUL movie...more comments, please!
19 September 2007 | by (Adelaide, Australia) – See all my reviews

...especially from Aussies who know this film well; it'd be great if we could somehow attract more attention to this beautiful little classic- and if we could somehow convince a decent DVD distributor to get their hands on the original negative and give it the treatment it deserves: properly framed, NOT faded or damaged-looking, MAYBE even a commentary- if the likes of 'Long Weekend' and 'Careful He Might Hear You' (admittedly both Panavision films, which SB was NOT, so with more incentive to get them out for fans to see them in the correct ratio) can get careful transfers with extras added, there should be no reason why 'Storm Boy' is treated with less seriousness or respect!


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