David Stratton: A Cinematic Life

M Documentary

For Most People, Movies are Entertainment. For One Man, They are a Way of Life.

A compelling personal journey with David Stratton, as he relates the fascinating development of our cinema history. David guides us from his boyhood cinema experience of Australia in England, where he saw the first images of this strange and exotic landscape via the medium of film, to his migration to Australia as a ‘ten pound pom’ in 1963 and onto his present day reflections on the iconic themes that run through our cinematic legacy. All of this reflects a passionate engagement in a uniquely Australian medium. Parallel and at the heart of the series is the story of an industry whose growing pains David has witnessed over a lifetime. Alongside David, the protagonists of this history are the giants of Australian cinema – both behind the camera and in front of it.

Newtown Change Location

Sorry, there are no upcoming session times for David Stratton: A Cinematic Life at Dendy Newtown

Release Date 9 March 2017
Running Time 1hr 46m
Rating M | Mature
Cast David Stratton, Dr George Miller, Todd McCarthy
Director Sally Aitken

You May Also Like

Left
loading...

Gurrumul

PG Documentary

GURRUMUL is a portrait of an artist on the brink of global reverence, and the struggles he and those closest to him faced in balancing that which mattered most to him and keeping the show on the road.

loading... 26 Jul 2018

RBG

CTC Documentary

HERO. ICON. DISSENTER. 

loading... 27 Oct 2018

The Louvre

CTC Documentary

Old Masters For Modern Art

loading... 4 Oct 2018

Cezanne - Portraits of a Life

TBC Documentary

EXHIBITION ON SCREEN is thrilled to present one of the most talked about exhibitions of the year. Dedicated to the portrait work of Paul Cézanne, the exhibition opens in Paris before travelling to London and Washington.

loading... 2 Aug 2018

Canaletto and the Art of Venice

TBC Documentary

The remarkable group of over 200 paintings, drawings and prints on display offer unparalleled insight into the artistry of Canaletto and his contemporaries, and the city he became a master at capturing. The film also offers the chance to step inside two official royal residences – Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle – to learn more about the artist, and Joseph Smith, the man who introduced Canaletto to Britain.

Right