Twelfth Night (1986 film)

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Twelfth Night
Directed by Neil Armfield
Based on Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare
Starring Gillian Jones
Ivar Kants
Peter Cummins
Release date
Country Australia
Language English
Budget A$590,000[1]
Box office A$201,302 (Australia)[2]

Twelfth Night is a 1986 Australian film based on the play directed by Neil Armfield.[3]



Neil Armfield had directed a stage production for the Lighthouse Company, the State Theatre of South Australia. Several of the cast from that production reprised their roles, including Jacquy Phillips, Peter Cummins, John Wood and Geoffrey Rush; Ivar Kants and Tracey Harvey were new additions. Shooting began at the Balmain Bijou Theatre on 5 August 1985.[4]


  1. ^ James Waites, "Twelfth Night", Australian Film 1978-1992, Oxford Uni Press 1993 p234
  2. ^ "Australian Films at the Australian Box Office", Film Victoria accessed 24 October 2012
  3. ^ David Stratton, The Avocado Plantation: Boom and Bust in the Australian Film Industry, Pan MacMillan, 1990 p194
  4. ^ "Facts and Figures", Cinema Papers, September 1985 p46

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