Spirits of the Air, Gremlins of the Clouds
|Spirits of the Air, Gremlins of the Clouds|
|Directed by||Alex Proyas|
|Produced by||Alex Proyas
|Written by||Alex Proyas|
|Music by||Peter Miller|
|Edited by||Craig Wood|
Meaningful Eye Contact
|Distributed by||MMA Films, Pro-Image|
|1989 (copyright 1988)|
Betty and Felix Crabtree live alone together in post-apocalyptic Australia until they are visited by a stranger named Smith.
- Michael Lake as Felix Crabtree
- Rhys Davis (Melissa Davis) as Betty Crabtree
- Norman Boyd (The Norm) as Smith
Rolling Stone magazine called the soundtrack recording "an album of stunning instrumental beauty and exquisite soundscapes" and awarded it 4 stars.
Influential Australian movie critic David Stratton praised the film as having a "special vision" with brilliant production design while stating that "the film frustrates because of its lethargy and stiltedness".
(1988 AFI Awards)
|Best Production Design||Sean Callinan||Nominated|
|Best Costume Design||Angela Tonks||Nominated|
|ARIA Music Award||Best Original Soundtrack, Cast or Show Album||Peter Miller||Nominated|
|Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival||Special Prize||Alex Proyas||Won|
- "Australian Productions Top $175 million", Cinema Papers, March 1986 p64
- Peter Miller (Spirits' Composer/ Art Director) website: Spirits page at Scribbletronics
- Australian Rolling Stone Issue 434, August 1989
- Australian Film Institute/Australian Academy Cinema Television Arts Past Winners 1988
- "Yubari International Fantastic Adventure Film Festival '90". yubarifanta.com. External link in
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