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Dark comedy films
|Named Person:||Richard Meale; Arthur Rimbaud|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Peter Weir; Umbrella Entertainment (Firm); National Film and Sound Archive (Australia); Film Australia (Organization); Australia. Commonwealth Film Unit.
|Notes:||Special features: audio commentary on "Homesdale" with producer Richard Brennan and actress Kate Fitzpatrick ; Homesdale stills gallery ; Umbrella trailers. Liner notes by Paul Harris.|
|Credits:||3 to go : Judy, Michael, Toula. ["Michael" segment]: producer, Gil Brealey ; written & directed by Peter Weir ; cinematography, Kerry Brown ; editor, Wayn Le Clos ; original music, The Cleves.
Homesdale: producer, Richard Brennan, Grahame Bond ; director, Peter Weir ; script, Peter Weir, Piers Davies ; photography, Anthony Wallis ; editor, Wayne Le Clos ; original music, Grahame Bond, Rory O'Donoghue.
Australian colour diary no. 43: 3 directions in Australian pop: director, Peter Weir ; producer, Malcolm Otton ; cinematography, Michael Edols ; editing, Jim Coffey.
Incredible Floridas: producer, Malcolm Otton ; director, Peter Weir ; photography, Bruce Hillyard ; editor, Anthony Buckley ; original music, Richard Meale.
|Performer(s):||3 to go: ["Michael" segment]: Matthew Burton, Grahame Bond, Peter Colville, Georgina West, Betty Lucas, Judy McBurney.
Homesdale: Geoff Malone, Grahame Bond, Kate Fitzpatrick, Barry Donelly, Doreen Warburton, James Lear, James Dellit, Kosta Akon, Richard Brennan, Peter Weir, Shirley Donald.
Australian colour diary no. 43: 3 directions in Australian pop: Wendy Saddington & Teardrop ; The Captain Matchbox Whoopee Band ; Indelible Murtceps.
Incredible Floridas: Peter Weir.
|Awards:||3 to go: Michael-AFI Grand Prix Winner, 1969 -- Homesdale, AFI Grand Prix winner, 1971.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (101 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD-9 ; PAL, region 4 ; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo ; single sided.|
|Contents:||3 to go : Michael (1971, ca. 30 min.) / Australian Commonwealth Film Unit presents --
Homesdale (1971, ca. 48 min.) / National Film & Sound Archive presents --
3 directions in Australian pop music ; Australian colour diary 43 (1972, ca. 10 min.) / an Australian Commonwealth Film Unit production --
Incredible Floridas (1972, ca. 12 min.) / an Australian Commonwealth Film Unit production.
|Other Titles:||3 to go.
Three to go.
3 directions in Australian pop music.
Three directions in Australian pop music.
Australian colour diary 43.
Homesdale (Motion picture)
Homesdale: A dark comedy about a bizarre summer retreat where the guests and staff seem to be unusually obsessed with death.
Australian colour diary no. 43: 3 directions in Australian pop: An 11-minute documentary short for Film Australia. "Offers a sample of three trends in recent Australian pop music: the theatrical act of Wendy Saddington and Teardrop; the jug music of the Captain Matchbox Whoopee Band; and the popular rock group Indelible Murtceps.
Incredible Floridas: A 10-minute documentary short for Film Australia about composer Richard Meale's homage to the French poet, Arthur Rimbaud. Scored for woodwind, percussion and string instruments, it was written for the "Fires of London" and their conductor, Peter Maxwell Davies, and premiered in London in 1971 to a enthusiastic reception. Richard Meale is a leader in contemporary music in Australia.