Newsfront (1978)

It is fascinating material, reasonably exotic. ” Film Comment Magazine

A 1978 Australian film about newsreel cameramen and production staff who will do anything to get footage.

Set between the years 1948 and 1956, when television was introduced to Australia, the film tracks the destinies of two brothers, their adventures and misadventures placed in the context of sweeping social and political changes in their native Australia as well as natural disasters. Len Maguire is constitutionally resistant to change, while his younger brother Frank Maguire welcomes any alterations in his own life and in the world around him.

110 MINS

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