Waiting (1991 film)

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Directed byJackie McKimmie
Written byJackie McKimmie
Produced byRoss Matthews
StarringNoni Hazlehurst
Deborra-Lee Furness
Fiona Press
CinematographySteve Mason
Edited byMichael Honey
Music byMartin Armiger
Release date
25 July 1991 (1991-07-25)
Running time
95 minutes
BudgetA$1 million[1]

Waiting is a 1991 Australian film directed by Jackie McKimmie and starring Noni Hazlehurst, Deborra-Lee Furness, and Fiona Press.


Friends meet at a farm house to await the birth of a baby.


Box office[edit]

Waiting grossed $185,600 at the box office in Australia.[2]


At the AFI Awards Fiona Press won the Best Actress in a Supporting Role award and the film was nominated in 4 other categories. Jackie McKimmie was awarded the OCIC Award – Honorable Mention in the Venice Film Festival.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Philippa Burne, "Waiting", Australian Film 1978-1992, Oxford Uni Press, 1993 p 325
  2. ^ Film Victoria – Australian Films at the Australian Box Office
  3. ^ IMDb – awards

Further reading[edit]

  • Murray, Scott, ed. (1994). Australian Cinema. St.Leonards, NSW: Allen & Unwin/AFC. p. 309. ISBN 1-86373-311-6.

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