Down the Wind (1975)

A young nature photographer hesitantly accepts an assignment to shoot for a fashion magazine which takes him to a ski resort. He leaves his loved ones behind and further distances himself ... See full summary »

Writer:

Kim McKenzie (script)

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

More Like This 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A sports writer becomes a single parent in tragic circumstances.

Director: Scott Hicks
Stars: Clive Owen, Emma Booth, Laura Fraser
Freedom (1982)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Ron, a young man in his late teens or early 20s, but emotionally younger, has no visible, employable assets, yet rails at his status in life -- blaming everyone for the fact that his dreams are not coming true.

Director: Scott Hicks
Stars: Jon Blake, Candy Raymond, Jad Capelja
Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Based on the 1971 true story known as "The Great Plane Robbery", this tele-movie tells the story of Peter Macari alias Mr. Brown. Under a grand extortion scam, he steals $500,000 in cash ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Hicks
Stars: Chris Haywood, Russell Kiefel, John Polson
Drama | Mystery | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A Japanese-American fisherman is accused of killing his neighbor at sea. In the 1950s, race figures into the trial. So does reporter Ishmael.

Director: Scott Hicks
Stars: Ethan Hawke, Max von Sydow, Yûki Kudô
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The life of a top chef changes when she becomes the guardian of her young niece.

Director: Scott Hicks
Stars: Catherine Zeta-Jones, Aaron Eckhart, Abigail Breslin
Shine (1996)
Biography | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Pianist David Helfgott, driven by his father and teachers, has a breakdown. Years later he returns to the piano, to popular if not critical acclaim.

Director: Scott Hicks
Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Justin Braine
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A widowed mother and her son change when a mysterious stranger enters their lives.

Director: Scott Hicks
Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Anton Yelchin, Hope Davis
The Wanderer (1974)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

First feature length feature of 'Scott Hicks', this black-and-white experimental short feature film is about a young drifter who drops out of university and goes bush only to later return ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Hicks
Stars: Penne Hackforth-Jones, Rod Mullinar, Ross Thompson
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
David Cameron ... Simon Jess
Penne Hackforth-Jones Penne Hackforth-Jones ... Sara
Ross Thompson Ross Thompson ... Tom
Christina Mackay Christina Mackay ... Tina
Rod Mullinar Rod Mullinar ... Reg
Christine Schofield Christine Schofield ... Receptionist
Edit

Storyline

A young nature photographer hesitantly accepts an assignment to shoot for a fashion magazine which takes him to a ski resort. He leaves his loved ones behind and further distances himself by obsessively following a falcon around the snow fields, apparently in a quest for self-fulfilment. Written by Archie Moore <ar.moore@student.qut.edu.au>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 August 1975 (Australia) See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

AUD 22,000 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Chrysalis Films See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

One of the most difficult shots to film was filming Peregrine Birds who dive down vertically at 185 miles per hour towards the rolling camera. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed