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The Telegram Man (2011)

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A BAFTA Los Angeles® winner and Australian Academy Awards® nominee, The Telegram Man explores the impact of World War II on a close-knit Australian farming community.

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John Boyne (short story), Victoria Wharfe McIntyre (screenplay) (as Victoria McIntyre)
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Credited cast:
Jack Thompson ... Bill Williams
Gary Sweet ... John Lewis
Sigrid Thornton ... Barbara Lewis
Tessa Nethercote-Way Tessa Nethercote-Way ... Katie Lewis
Leof Kingsford-Smith ... Gerry
Jennifer Alliston Lewis Jennifer Alliston Lewis ... Shirl
Karen Garnsey Karen Garnsey ... Mrs. Grady
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Matt Butcher Matt Butcher ... Pub patron
Russell Southam ... Pub patron
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A BAFTA Los Angeles® winner and Australian Academy Awards® nominee, The Telegram Man explores the impact of World War II on a close-knit Australian farming community.

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Short | Drama

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TV-PG
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Australia

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English

Release Date:

7 January 2011 (Australia) See more »

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2.39 : 1
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Beautiful and moving short film
30 August 2019 | by sarahchild-70816See all my reviews

A very moving short film. It tells the story of the telegraph man in an Australian town during the war, and the loss experienced by those left at home.

Beautifully filmed and directed. I really enjoyed watching.


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