80 minute documentary feature // HD CAM // 16:9 // colour
“Actors don’t retire, they just keep waiting for the phone to ring.”
Terry and Carole-Ann Gill, the eccentric pioneers of the Australian children’s theatre scene, face eviction from their beloved theatre
by a landlord intent on pursuing more commercial ventures. They won’t go quietly.
Premiere – MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Broadcaster – SBS
Conceived by JUSTIN OLSTEIN
Directed by JUSTIN OLSTEIN & ELEANOR SHARPE
Produced by NICK BIRD. A WATERBYRD FILMZ production.
“A wonderful, richly illustrated nostalgia trip.” JIM SCHEMBRI, ABC ONLINE.
“Honest and refreshing filmmaking. This documentary sticks with you.” BRAD MARIANO, 4:3 FILM
“Poignant and hilarious. It should be seen by the masses.” FILM BLERG
“Documents an important slice of Australian cultural history.” SENSES OF CINEMA
“You can’t help but root for the little guys in this classic story.” THE LOWDOWN UNDER
“The film serves as a time capsule to a colourful couple who remain true to the mantra that the show must go on.” DAVID KNOX, TV TONIGHT
“A great documentary.” CULTUREMAD.COM
★★★★ LISA MALOUF, THE LIMMERICK REVIEW