The Shiralee1957

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The Shiralee
Directed by:
Leslie Norman

"The Shiralee" (also known as "Kostbare Bürde", "Sul sentiero del sole") is 1957 Drama film directed by Leslie Norman . Peter Finch is starring, alongside Dana Wilson, Elizabeth Sellars, George Rose, Rosemary Harris and Russell Napier.

Who is the director of "The Shiralee":

The Shiralee was directed by Leslie Norman, an English director, producer, and writer.

Before making The Shiralee, Leslie Norman had directed . Since, he directed Dunkirk, released in 1958, Summer of the Seventeenth Doll (1959), The Long and the Short and the Tall (1961), Spare the Rod (1961), Mix Me a Person (1962), and The Lost Continent (1968).

What is the cast of "The Shiralee":

At the casting of The Shiralee we find Peter Finch, previously seen in The Battle of the River Plate (1956) and A Town Like Alice (1956); Dana Wilson (A Cry from the Streets (1958), Summer of the Seventeenth Doll (1959)); Elizabeth Sellars (The Man in the Sky (1957), The Last Man to Hang? (1956)) [ more... ]

  • Russell Napier and Peter Finch can both be seen in A Town Like Alice, released in 1956.

What is the Storyline of "The Shiralee":

An itinerant rural worker named Macauley —sometimes described as a ?swagman? or ?swaggie?—suddenly finds himself taking responsibility for his child. Having returned from ?walkabout?, he finds his wife entwined in the arms of another, and so he takes the daughter, Buster, with him. The child is the ?shiralee?, an Irish or Aboriginal word meaning "swag", or metaphorically, a ?burden.?[] In their time together, father and daughter explore new depths of understanding [...]

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