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Alison Tilson Alison Tilson i(A30560 works by)
Gender: Female
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Alison Tilson is a screenwriter and editor. In 1991, along with director Sue Brooks (q. v.) and producer Sue Maslin, she formed Gecko Films.

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form y separately published work icon Japanese Story Fitzroy : Gecko Films , 2002 (Manuscript version)x401999 Z1498780 2002 single work film/TV (taught in 10 units)

'Sandy, a geologist, finds herself stuck on a field trip to the Pilbara desert with a Japanese man she finds inscrutable, annoying and decidedly arrogant. Hiromitsu's view of her is not much better. Things go from bad to worse when they become stranded in one of the most remote regions on earth. JAPANESE STORY is a journey of change and discovery for its two lead characters.'

Source: Screen Australia.

2004 shortlisted New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Betty Roland Prize for Scriptwriting
2003 winner Film Critics Circle of Australia Best Film
2003 nominated Inside Film Awards Best Script
2003 winner Inside Film Awards Best Feature Film
2003 nominated Film Critics Circle of Australia Best Original Screenplay
2003 winner AWGIE Awards Film Award Feature Film - Original
2003 winner Australian Film Institute Awards Best Original Screenplay Award sponsored by Parker Pens.
2003 winner Australian Film Institute Awards Best Film
2003 shortlisted Western Australian Premier's Book Awards Scripts
2003 winner Queensland Premier's Literary Awards Best Film or Television Script
2003 winner Australian Film Institute Awards Screenwriting Prize Award sponsored by Harper's Bazaar
form y separately published work icon Road to Nhill ( dir. Sue Brooks ) Australia : Gecko Films , 1996 Z1498385 1996 single work film/TV humour (taught in 1 units)

A comedy of accidents, life, death, the universe, and a bad corner on the road to Nhill, the story begins with three cars filled with women bowlers on their way home to the Victorian town of Pyramid Hill (population 550) after a tournament. When one of the cars and its four occupants don't return, the town embarks on a chaotic course of action to try to solve the mystery. Meanwhile, the four missing women bowlers, whose car has rolled on the deserted road, are coping fairly well--that is, until the local men and emergency services start trying to help.

1997 nominated Australian Film Institute Awards Best Original Screenplay
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