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Program
Director: Heather Croall
2020
Australia
84 minutes
All Ages

A letter to my father. An elegy for a man, a town and a dream.

Followed by a Q&A with the film’s director Heather Croall  

Adelaide Fringe director and noted documentary identity, Heather Croall’s intimate portrait of her Glaswegian father, Dr John Croall. Looking for eternal sunshine, he moves his young family to Whyalla during the 1960s, going onto deliver 3 generations of the town’s babies with his “magic hands.” He was a ratbag, ardent & humorous letter writer and environmentalist.

Adelaide Film Festival Audience Winner.

+ launch of the 2022 Southern Fleurieu Film Society’s program & their newly formed partnership
with the Victa Cinema.

This project is part of AFF’s Curate Your Own Film Festival program. It has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Festivals Australia program, as well as the Victor Harbor City Council.

Monday 29 November @ 6.30pm
Victa Cinema
37-41 Ocean St, Victor Harbor

Presented by the Adelaide Film Festival and the Southern Fleurieu Film Society

Film Type Documentary
Program Strand AFF Investment Fund
Language English
Director Heather Croall
Producer Heather Croall
Screenwriters Heather Croall, Karin Altmann
Cinematographer Heather Croall, Liam Somerville, Miles Rowland, Sieh McHawala
Editor Tania Nehme
Music Victoria Falconer-Pritchard
Genre Family