AustLit logo
Bruce’s Irony on Fire single work   review  
Issue Details: First known date: 2017... 2017 Bruce’s Irony on Fire
The material on this page is available to AustLit subscribers. If you are a subscriber or are from a subscribing organisation, please log in to gain full access. To explore options for subscribing to this unique teaching, research, and publishing resource for Australian culture and storytelling, please contact us or find out more.

AbstractHistoryArchive Description

'Ten years ago, Bruce Beresford published a gem of a memoir titled Josh Hartnett Definitely Wants to Do This. Written in diary form, the book chronicled a year or two of Beresford’s life in the trenches of the modern film industry­. Ideally, of course, Beresford’s job is to direct movies. And his CV is thick with garlanded pictures­: Breaker Morant, Driving Miss Daisy, Mao’s Last Dancer. But, as his first book gorily demonstrated, even a filmmaker as successful as he is must spend an ungodly proportion of his time developing projects that go nowhere slowly­.' (Introduction)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Weekend Australian 11 November 2017 12258539 2017 newspaper issue 2017 pg. 22 Section: Review
Last amended 20 Nov 2017 12:15:01
22 Review Bruce’s Irony on Firesmall AustLit logo The Weekend Australian
    Powered by Trove