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13 Ratings


Directed by Phillip Noyce
Australia, 1978
Drama, History


This captivating film tells the story of the many unsung newsreel cameramen and reporters who worked in postwar Australia before the arrival of television, when a news-hungry population flocked to the cinemas to get the scoop on the latest events.

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Newsfront Directed by Phillip Noyce

Awards & Festivals

AACTA International Awards

1978 | 8 wins including: Best Film

1978 | 7 nominations including: Best Actress in a Lead Role

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