Episode #1.3 

The Sydney Olympics delivered heroes and unforgettable moments. But there was one event that gathered up the Australian community as one; and made them all feel good at the same time. If ... See full summary »

Director:

Bruce Permezel

Writer:

John Clarke

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
John Clarke ... Himself
John Bertrand John Bertrand ... Himself
Raelene Boyle Raelene Boyle ... Herself
John Carroll John Carroll ... Himself
Ric Charlesworth Ric Charlesworth ... Himself
Ellie Cole Ellie Cole ... Herself
Joy Damousi Joy Damousi ... Herself
Ralph Doubell Ralph Doubell ... Himself
Mark Ella Mark Ella ... Himself
Herb Elliott Herb Elliott ... Himself
Cadel Evans Cadel Evans ... Himself
Martin Flanagan Martin Flanagan ... Himself
Malcolm Fraser ... Himself
Cathy Freeman ... Herself (as Catherine Freeman)
Shane Gould Shane Gould ... Herself
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The Sydney Olympics delivered heroes and unforgettable moments. But there was one event that gathered up the Australian community as one; and made them all feel good at the same time. If you're an Australian, you'll be able to answer this question: where were you when Cathy Freeman ran in the 400 metres final? John asks all of the people interviewed for this series what it meant. And he asks Cathy. Since the 1950s and 60s, the great Australian sports experience has shifted from playing sport to watching it. Television wants live sport and more live sport - with a very strong preference for male team sport. But the healthy, egalitarian society we think all this televised sport is reflecting, is in trouble. And sport is often funded by the problem. Australia still competes at the highest level, but it's more complicated, Cadel Evans is an Italian and French speaking Australian Swiss resident with an American employer. Away from the professional and international arena, community sport, ...

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8 July 2012 (Australia) See more »

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Princess Pictures See more »
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