ENOUGH ROPE - Audio Podcast

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Arts, TV & Film

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George Miller

October 19th, 2008

Episode 12 of 22 episodes

In 1971 George Miller, a young medical student, won a spot in Australias first filmmaking workshop. There he was given a roll of film, two minutes and forty five seconds long and told to tell a story. The result was extraordinary - a completely finished film, edited in camera, the likes of which his tutor Phil Noyce has never again witnessed. All I could see, said Noyce, was a film genius. Since then, that medical student has brought us Mad Max, Babe, Bodyline, Bangkok Hilton and Happy Feet to name but a few.

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