Australian Screen

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Newsfront (1978)

Some believe that Newsfront, set in the late 1940s and incorporating extensive newsreel footage, is Australia’s best film.

Length: 110 minutes

Alternative title: Nachrichtenkrieg (Austria)

Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Featured in the Water in Australian cinema and Outback on Screen collections

Original classification rating: PG

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National Film and Sound Archive

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