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Storm Boy
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7 October 1977 (Denmark) See more »
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His free spirit roams with his pet pelican, Mr Percival and his secret Aboriginal friend, Fingerbone Bill. He knows no other world. See more »
Plot:
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. | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
3 wins & 6 nominations See more »
NewsDesk:
(6 articles)
Awgies for The Code, 52 Tuesdays
 (From IF.com.au. 5 September 2014, 3:30 PM, PDT)

'Paper Planes': Melbourne Review
 (From The Hollywood Reporter. 14 August 2014, 1:47 AM, PDT)

20 essential Australian films?
 (From IF.com.au. 10 April 2014, 2:58 PM, PDT)

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found casually See more (12 total) »

Cast

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Greg Rowe ... Mike 'Storm Boy' Kingsley
Peter Cummins ... Tom 'Hide-Away Tom' Kingsley

David Gulpilil ... 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

Directed by
Henri Safran 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Sonia Borg 
Sidney L. Stebel 
Colin Thiele  novel

Produced by
Matt Carroll .... producer
Jane Scott .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Michael Carlos 
 
Cinematography by
Geoff Burton 
 
Film Editing by
Gerald Turney-Smith  (as G. Turney-Smith)
 
Production Design by
David Copping 
 
Art Direction by
David Copping 
 
Makeup Department
Helen Evans .... hair stylist (as Helen Dyson)
Helen Evans .... makeup artist (as Helen Dyson)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ian Allen .... third assistant director
Ian Goddard .... first assistant director
Ian Jamieson .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Neil Angwin .... props buyer
Ken James .... stand-by props
Herbert Pinter .... construction manager
 
Sound Department
Bob Cogger .... dubbing editor
Ken Hammond .... sound
Julian McSwiney .... boom operator
Kerry Regan .... dubbing editor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Erika Addis .... clapper loader
David Burr .... focus puller
Bill Connolly .... grip
Alan Dunstan .... electrician
Keith Johnson .... electrician (as Keith Johnston)
Ross Nichols .... camera operator
David Petley .... grip
Tony Tegg .... electrician
Tony Tegg .... gaffer
Phil Warner .... grip
Michael White .... grip
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jennifer Zadow .... wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Viano Jaksa .... assistant editor
Kerry Regan .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Beverly Davidson .... location manager
Scott Hicks .... runner
Moya Iceton .... continuity
Gordon Noble .... pelican trainer
Grant Page .... technical advisor
Barbara Ring .... production secretary
 

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88 min
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Trivia:
Publicity for this film stated that the film recorded record-breaking theatrical seasons in its home state of South Australia where it was filmed.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: 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:We gotta stick together don't we?See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Gulpilil: One Red Blood (2002) (V)See more »

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8 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
found casually, 12 July 2003
Author: Mario Pio from Venezia, Italy

i've found casually in an obscure local tv "Stormy boy" and in the same moment i went in my youthness. This is a very delicate and intriguing movie. And i've rewiewed the boys, the wear, and a tipical manner of realization movies for children of the '70. i love the photography of this movie and his simplicity. Goodbye mr. Percival 8/10 my rating

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