Sunday Too Far Away

Sunday Too Far Away

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Classic Australian drama, a defining piece of work in the 1970s/80s Australian new wave. "Set on an outback station in 1956, where hard-living shearers battle the clock, the sheep and each other for the position of 'gun shearer’, the one with the highest tally. Foley (Jack Thompson) has not been beaten in ten years, but he knows the day will come. A disastrous strike looms as he considers his future." (Australian Screen)

1975Rating: M, Offensive language93 minsAustralia
Drama

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Sunday Too Far Away | Awards

Award Winner
Best Film and Actor (Thompson), Australian Film Institute Awards 1975

Sunday Too Far Away | Reviews

Variety

Variety

May have resemblances to oaters in its place and hardbitten characters, the brawls and the landscapes. But this has a directorial ease that gets over a rather flat intro to create an extraordinary insight into men at work.

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Time Out

Time Out

Easily one of the best of the 'new' Australian films: an outback variant on the Hawksian Hollywood formula of male camaraderie and competitive professionalism.

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Sunday Too Far Away | Release Details

Sunday Too Far Away is available to stream in New Zealand now on Google Play.