Bill Collins: Australia in Cannes, 1976

Title:
Bill Collins: Australia in Cannes, 1976
NFSA ID:
356684
Year:
1976
Courtesy:
Seven Network
Category:
Access fees

In this clip, film critic and presenter Bill Collins reports from the 1976 Cannes Film Festival for a Channel 7 TV special called Australia in Cannes.

On the beach, Bill discovers director Peter Weir playing his part in a memorable stunt to promote Picnic at Hanging Rock. Jack Thompson is there, along with a picnic party of young women in white dresses.

The clip also includes director Fred Schepisi and cast members Nick Tate and Arthur Dignam talking about The Devil’s Playground.