And God Created Woman

*contains spoilers The euthanasia debate is about to take place in Queensland Parliament in the next few weeks and it relates to a long-suppressed MGM movie Whose Life is it Anyway? (1981) … It stars Richard Dreyfuss, so memorable as Quint’s nerdy nemesis in Jaws (1976), who plays a man/artist who loses the use of…

Read more The Cult of Whose Life is it Anyway? (1981) as YOU were better than a mercy Killing!

And a word or two on Maslin Beach (1997), set on the eponymous nude beach in Adelaide. It’s your masterpiece in terms of script and direction. The nudity is not coy. Did you originally set out to make what is essentially a “European” movie? Maslin Beach was my ‘coming of age’, and the transition from…

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