List of Figures; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Regional Features; Part 1 Backtracks: Landscape and Identity; Chaper 1. Period Features, Heritage Cinema: Region, Gender and Race in The Irishman; Chaper 2. Heritage Enigmatic: The Silence of the Dubbed in Jedda and The Irishman; Part 2 Silences in Paradise; Chaper 3. Tropical Gothic and the Music of the Cane Fields in Radiance; Chaper 4. Island Girls Friday: Women, Adventure and the Tropics; Part 3 Masculine Dramas of the Coast; Chaper 5. The Sunshine Boys: Peter Pan and the Iron Man in the Coastal Cinema of Queensland; Chaper 6. A Pacific Parable: Cave and Coastal Masculinities in Sanctum; Part 4 Regional Backtracks; Chaper 7. Unknown Queensland in Torres Strait Television: RAN and The Straits; Chaper 8. Back to the Back: Genre Queensland and Westerns in Winton; Conclusion: On Location in Queensland; Notes; Filmography; Works Cited; Index.
This book presents an extended, depth perspective on Australian cinema from the New Wave to the present.
Allison Craven is a Senior Lecturer in English and Screen Studies in the College of Arts, Society and Education at James Cook University, Townsville, Australia.