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Stork is a 6-foot 7 hypochondriac who dreams of revolution and works at General Motors Holden. He is sacked from his job after doing a strip tease at work and goes to live in a share house ... See full summary »

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Tim Burstall

Writers:

David Williamson (play), David Williamson (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bruce Spence ... Graham 'Stork' Wallace
Jacki Weaver ... Anna
Helmut Bakaitis ... Clyde
Graeme Blundell ... Westy
Sean Myers Sean Myers ... Tony (as Sean McEvan)
George Whaley George Whaley ... Businessman
Peter Cummins Peter Cummins ... Sculptor
Dennis Miller Dennis Miller ... University Lecturer
Jan Friedl Jan Friedl ... Women's Libber
Terry Norris Terry Norris ... Anna's Father
Max Gillies ... Uncle Jack
Lynne Flanagan Lynne Flanagan ... Matron
Alan Finney Alan Finney ... Tailor
Larry Stevens Larry Stevens ... Farmer
Nanette Goode Nanette Goode ... Farmer's Wife (as Nannette Good)
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Stork is a 6-foot 7 hypochondriac who dreams of revolution and works at General Motors Holden. He is sacked from his job after doing a strip tease at work and goes to live in a share house in Carlton with his friend Westy and two trendy young men, Tony and Clyde, who share the same girlfriend, Anna. Stork loses his virginity to Anna and falls in love with her. Written by zzzorf

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There's a little bit of Stork in all of us See more »

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 December 1971 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

The Coming of Stork See more »

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Budget:

AUD80,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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First ever filmed screenplay written by writer David Williamson. See more »

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Referenced in Australian Movies to the World (1983) See more »

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An interesting Australian film made in the early 70's mode
9 August 1999 | by ausalfSee all my reviews

This is an interesting comedy produced during the resurgence of the Australian film industry in the early 70's. Although the film maybe hard to understand to those from other nations due to local slang and references, the film which by todays standards may seem a little corney, is a genuine comedy about a the very tall Stork who is a communist, a dreamer and a virgin who spends his time worrying about catching every type of illness imaginable. The storyline is fair and the acting acceptable. A good way to waste a hour and a half if you don't take it too seriously.


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