During the year 1962, a young prepubescent boy in rural Austrailia watches painfully as his best friend and first love, an older girl, blossoms into womanhood and falls for a thuggish rugby player, setting off a chain of events that irreversibly changes the lives of everyone involved. Written by
It was incredible. It was the year that changed everything. Forever.
Did You Know?
Danny's mother draws Aquanita in a Melbourne Cup sweep. The horse ran 3rd in the 1962 Melbourne Cup. A sweep is a competition where each participant pays an entry fee and is given a horse in a race. Prizes are usually paid to the holders of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd horses. See more
When Danny and Freya stand on the line watching the train pass, the crew's image is reflected in the shiny side of the train carriages. See more
References The Leech Woman
One Hundred Pounds of Clay
Written by Kay Rogers
, Luther Dixon
and Bob Elgin
Performed by Gene McDaniels See more