40,000 Years of Dreaming
Films about Films • 1h 7m
Directed by George Miller • Documentary • With George Miller • 1996 • 65 minutes
Mad Max director George Miller explores the tradition of film production in Australia, forging a link between the imported technology of filmmaking and the ancient Aboriginal creation myths. In parallel with tracing the making of modern Australia, he also explores his country's wider media output via film and television. Includes extracts from films such as Ned Kelly, Sons of Matthew, Crocodile Dundee, My Brilliant Career, The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Romper Stomper, Sweetie and The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith as well as Miller's own Mad Max trilogy.
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