Hunting (film)

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Hunting
Directed by Frank Howson
Produced by Frank Howson
Written by Frank Howson
Starring Kerry Armstrong
Guy Pearce
John Savage
Production
  company
Boulevard Films
Release date(s) 1991
Country Australia
Language English
Budget AU$5 million[1]

Hunting is a 1991 Australian drama film written and directed by Frank Howson, starring John Savage, Kerry Armstrong (nominated for AFI Best Actress) and Guy Pearce.[2]

Plot[edit]

An American tycoon, Michael Bergman, arrives in Melbourne and has an affair with Michelle, a married secretary.[3]

Production[edit]

Frank Howson says it was a requirement of the investors that he cast an American in the lead.[4] Filming began in Melbourne in April 1989, with the movie being called "Australia's Wall Street (1987)".[5]

Soundtrack[edit]

Guy Pearce, as well as playing in the film recorded a single called The Promise. The music video featured scenes from the film.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Greg Kerr, 'Hunting', Australian Film 1978-1992, Oxford Uni Press, p 318
  2. ^ "Internet Movie Database entry on Frank Howson (I)". IMDb. 
  3. ^ Review in the Washington Post
  4. ^ Paul Kalina, "Frank Howson", Cinema Papers, November 1989 p46
  5. ^ Rob Lowing, "New Aussie Film on Media Tycoon", Sydney Morning Herald, 30 April 1989 p 8 accessed 18 October 2012

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