In 1962, a prepubescent boy in rural Australia 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.
It was incredible. It was the year that changed everything. Forever.
Did You Know?
This picture was one of fifty Australian films selected for preservation as part of the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia's Kodak / Atlab Cinema Collection Restoration Project. 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
Get a little dirt on your hands
Written by Bill Anderson
Performed by The Delltones
and also by Noah Taylor See more