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form y separately published work icon Travelling North single work   film/TV  
Adaptation of Travelling North David Williamson 1978 single work drama
Issue Details: First known date: 1986... 1986 Travelling North
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

Travelling North is the story of a man's struggle to retain his dignity in the face of adversity and of his relationships with those around him. The narrative, with its King Lear overtones, revolves around Frank, a crotchety old man who nevertheless has an unending zest and passion for life, and his companion Frances. As events unfold, she watches helplessly as Frank attempts to come to terms with the complexity of his personality and his strong desire to live his remaining days to the fullest.

Notes

  • The trailer for this film is available to view via YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gaE-tlLQybE (Sighted: 28/9/2012)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Stepping Out Luke Slattery , 2014 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Monthly , February no. 97 2014; (p. 16-17)
'The article offers author's insights on Australian films. Topics include the tenure of director Andrew Upton on Sydney Theatre Co. (STC), the role of actress Cate Blanchett in "Blue Jasmine," directed by Woody Allen, and the premiere of "Travelling North," directed by David Williamson. Other topics include the success of the film "Waiting for Godot," the filming of the novel "The Secret River," by Kate Grenville, and plaudits for films "Philistines," "The Cherry Orchard," and "Hedda Gabler.' (Publication abstract)
Stepping Out Luke Slattery , 2014 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Monthly , February no. 97 2014; (p. 16-17)
'The article offers author's insights on Australian films. Topics include the tenure of director Andrew Upton on Sydney Theatre Co. (STC), the role of actress Cate Blanchett in "Blue Jasmine," directed by Woody Allen, and the premiere of "Travelling North," directed by David Williamson. Other topics include the success of the film "Waiting for Godot," the filming of the novel "The Secret River," by Kate Grenville, and plaudits for films "Philistines," "The Cherry Orchard," and "Hedda Gabler.' (Publication abstract)

Awards

1987 winner AWGIE Awards Film Award Adaptation
1987 winner Australian Film Institute Awards Best Screenplay Adapted from Another Source
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