July 28th…

The film adaptation of the play, The Sum of Us was released in Australia on this date in 1994. Directed by Jeff Burton and Kevin Dowling, with a screenplay by David Stevens, the movie starred Jack Thompson and Russell Crowe as a widowed father and his gay son looking for their versions of true love. 

July 22nd, 1994

On this date, the biographical movie Hammers Over the Anvil had its’ Australian release. Starring Charlotte Rampling and Russell Crowe, the screenplay by Peter Hepworth and (the film’s director) Ann Turner, was adapted from the novel of the same name, written by Alan Marshall.