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Michael James Rowland Michael James Rowland i(A107518 works by)
Gender: Male
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Film director, scriptwriter, storyteller and artist.

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Lucky Miles 2007 single work film/TV humour

'It's 1990 and an Indonesian fishing boat abandons Iraqi and Cambodian refugees in a remote part of Western Australia. While most are quickly caught by officials, three men with nothing in common but their misfortune and determination escape arrest and begin an epic journey into the heart of Australia. Pursued by an army reservist unit, our three heroes wander deeper into the desert, desperately searching for a Western-style democracy amongst the stones of the Pilbara. A film about distance, difference and dud maps.'

Source: Screen Australia.

2008 shortlisted New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Betty Roland Prize for Scriptwriting
2007 shortlisted Asia Pacific Screen Awards Best Screenplay
2007 nominated Film Critics Circle of Australia Best Original Screenplay
2007 nominated Australian Film Institute Awards Macquarie Private Wealth Award for Best Screenplay (Original or Adapted)
2007 nominated Australian Film Institute Awards Best Film
2007 nominated Inside Film Awards Best Feature Film
2007 nominated Inside Film Awards Best Script
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