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form y separately published work icon The Widower single work   film/TV  
Note: Incidents and characters from five Les Murray poems were used to develop this screenplay. The poems are: 'Evening Alone at Bunyah', 'Noonday Axeman', 'The Widower in the Country', 'Cowyard Gates' and 'The Last Hellos'.
Issue Details: First known date: 2004... 2004 The Widower
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'Structured around a collection of quintessential Les Murray poems that offer an engaging story about two Australian men - a father and son - who have lost the most treasured woman in their lives, The Widower is a poetically conceived music-drama that explores themes of ageing, isolation, loss and love in an Australian rural setting.'
(Source: The Australian Film Commission website, http://www.afc.gov.au/)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

      2004 .
      Extent: 57 mins.p.
      Note/s:
      • World premiere screened at the Melbourne International Film Festival on 1 August 2004.

        Screened at independent cinemas in Sydney and invited to screen at the Moscow Film Festival in June 2005.

Works about this Work

Kidman Gets There By a Nose Evan Williams , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 9-10 July 2005; (p. 27)

— Review of The Widower Lyndon Terracini , 2004 single work film/TV
Poetry in Motion has No Rhyme or Reason Paul Byrnes , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 30 June 2005; (p. 15)

— Review of The Widower Lyndon Terracini , 2004 single work film/TV
Put Down the Doughnut Sacha Molitorisz , 2005 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 24 June 2005; (p. 7)
Poetry in Motion has No Rhyme or Reason Paul Byrnes , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 30 June 2005; (p. 15)

— Review of The Widower Lyndon Terracini , 2004 single work film/TV
Kidman Gets There By a Nose Evan Williams , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 9-10 July 2005; (p. 27)

— Review of The Widower Lyndon Terracini , 2004 single work film/TV
Put Down the Doughnut Sacha Molitorisz , 2005 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 24 June 2005; (p. 7)
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