40,000 Years of Dreaming Movie Poster

40,000 Years of Dreaming (1997)

Australian born film maker George (Mad Max) Miller offers a personal view of Australian films. He suggests that they can be regarded as visual music, public dreaming, mythology, and song-lines. In extrapolating the idea of movies as song-lines he examines feature films under the following categories : songs of the land ; the bushman ; the convicts ; the bush-rangers ; mates and larrikins ; the digger ; pommy bashing ; the sheilas ; gays ; the wogs ; blackfellas ; urban subversion. He then concludes that these films can be thought of as "Hymns that sing of Australia

  • George Miller

Release Date: 1997-11-10
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  • Country: AU, GB
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 67