David Stratton: A Cinematic Life

David Stratton: A Cinematic Life


For most people, movies are entertainment. For one man, they're a way of life.

Veteran Australian film critic David Stratton relates the development of Aussie cinema history in this documentary from the producers of Sherpa. Features interviews and commentary from Gillian Armstrong, Eric Bana, Russell Crowe, Nicole Kidman, Sam Neill and Hugo Weaving.

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  • The film has a surprisingly wide emotional range, spanning laugh-out-loud moments ... to times of pathos and poignancy. Full Review

  • For all the joys of such A-list chatter, this is much more than a film about a critic and the filmmakers he knows. It’s a memoir where everything connects. Full Review

  • This retelling of Stratton’s journey as Australia’s most prominent film lover is also a valuable primer in our cinema history. Full Review

  • This doco about treasured Aussie film critic, David Stratton, entertains and informs in equal measure, but will leave you wanting more. Full Review

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