The Resource Backroads

Backroads

Label
Backroads
Title
Backroads
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Summary
The story of two men on the run from the police in outback NSW. Backroads was the first feature film in which Aboriginal actors made a major creative contribution other than acting, the dialogue between two main characters elevates the film into an angry polemical statement about white responsibility for the poverty and destitution of Aboriginal people, Essie Coffey, playing herself, talks about her people's struggle for land rights
Member of
Cataloging source
AIAS
Date time place
1977, Brewarrina
Information about documentation
  • MFB (45/536:171) film review for feature films; synopsis from Australian Film Institue; AFI booklet " My Life..." held in file in Film Archive documentation
  • Scanned: contents; correspondences; file contents; film review; newspaper articles; note; order form; VHS cover
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Noyce, Phil
  • Boyd, Russell
  • Carrick, Lloyd
  • Huggett, David
  • Murphy, Robert F
  • Emery, John Cameron
  • Australian Film Commission
  • Backroads Productions
Label
Backroads
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection/ordering-collection-items
Instantiates
Production
Note
  • Digital access copy
  • Credits: Producer, Phillip Noyce; associate producer, Elizabeth Knight; cast, Bill Hunter (Jack), Gary Foley (Gary), Zac Martin (Joe), Terry Camilleri (Jean-Claude), Julie McGregor (Anna)
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
F0002534
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (57min.)
Immediate source of acquisition
Australian Film Institute
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
sound, colour;
Stock number
AFI_019 (V00974_1)
Terms governing use
Copyright restriction may apply
Label
Backroads
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection/ordering-collection-items
Production
Note
  • Digital access copy
  • Credits: Producer, Phillip Noyce; associate producer, Elizabeth Knight; cast, Bill Hunter (Jack), Gary Foley (Gary), Zac Martin (Joe), Terry Camilleri (Jean-Claude), Julie McGregor (Anna)
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
F0002534
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (57min.)
Immediate source of acquisition
Australian Film Institute
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
sound, colour;
Stock number
AFI_019 (V00974_1)
Terms governing use
Copyright restriction may apply

Library Locations

    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)Borrow it
      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
      -35.292556 149.118617
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