42 Word Retrospective: Newsfront dir. Phillip Noyce

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Newsfront

dir. Phillip Noyce (1978)

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The tagline suggests humour but this sombre, almost melancholic biopic of (archetypal) newsreel cameramen working in Australia during World War II and the decade subsequent, bolstered by archival footage, serves more as a time capsule of life in a young, not-so-modern country.

 

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