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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Sunday Too Far Away

 

Friday night [he's] too tired; Saturday night too drunk; Sunday too far away". Those final four words give this Australian tale of salt-of-the-earth sheep shearers - one of my favourite movies - its title as well as its broader meaning.

It's a depiction of the sobering truth that most lives are governed by need rather than choice, and are spent just working for the weekend.

Here's your chance to watch this rare movie, set in the Australian outback of the 1950s, full-length on YouTube.

P.S. There are many more full-length movies on my blog "Full-length Movies, some of which are in a language you never learnt simply because 'we' lost the war ☺ Some full-length Australian movies available on YouTube are: