Who is Tim Burstall?

Tim Burstall (20 April 1927 - 19 April 2004) was born in England, however is best known as one of Australia's most successful filmmakers during the 1970's when Australia was struggling to have a film industry, with his 'ocker-comedy' films such as Alvin Purple (1973), Stork (1971), and Eliza Fraser (1976). He is also famous for his 1980's films such as Attack Force Z with the production of Lee Robinson , Kangaroo,  and Great Expectations: The Untold Story, however this blog will focus only on Burstall's fame during the 1970's.

Here are the trailers for Alvin Purple and Stork:

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