Additional curatorial notes about the Australian daybill posters from the Framed by Fame exhibition on display at the NFSA.
An excerpt from a bi-fold press sheet for Wake in Fright (AKA Outback). It features an image of a film poster with alternative art to that used finally to advertise the film.
Romantic tragedy Brokeback Mountain (Ang Lee, USA, 2005) starred Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal as Ennis Del Mar and Jack Twist.
This poster for the Australian film The Delinquents features its two young stars, Kylie Minogue and Charlie Schlatter.
The Polish one-sheet poster for Storm Boy (1976) represents the bonds of friendship between a boy and his pelican, depicting them as inseparable.
This poster is a bold image of Max Rockatansky's iconic, souped-up black car.
'The streets were transformed into an instrument of revenge, justice was only a distant memory, they prayed only not to meet him' is the literal translation at the top of this poster for the Italia
Pobesneli Maks (literally 'enraged Max') headlines this poster for the release of Mad Max in the former Yugoslavia.
'When the gangs take over the highway … Remember he’s on your side', reads the tagline on this Australian one-sheet poster for Mad Max (1979).
Australian feature films during the First World War reflected the shifts in public perception.