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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
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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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Drama | Family

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7 October 1977 (Denmark)  »

Also Known As:

A vihar fia  »

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AUD 260,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

In February 1976, while living at the South Australian Film Corporation's Kent Town office, actor pelican "Dum Dum" flew away and gatecrashed a nearby private party. Another time, "Dum Dum" wandered off during rush hour down Fullarton Road, Kent Town in Adelaide. A passing-by driver courageously caught the runaway actor pelican and took him to the Adelaide Zoo. 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 »

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Tom 'Hide-Away Tom' Kingsley: He can learn all he needs to know right here.
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Perfect exploration of a child connecting to the world
21 June 2003 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

There are so few opportunities these days for children to feel connected to their natural surroundings. The magically natural setting for "Storm Boy" lifts the soul and heightens the emotional responses to the issues of growing up, connecting, letting go. This film is an absolute treasure chest of discovery for children and former children alike.


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