Exile


1h 35m 1994

Brief Synopsis

In 1860 a young man is banished to an isolated island after stealing a few sheep. There he lives, fighting the demons of his past and the ghosts of his present, until the arrival of a young woman, who hears of his existence and longs to be with him. When the God-fearing citizens of the mainland lear

Film Details

Release Date
1994
Production Company
Screen Australia
Location
Tasmania, Australia

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m

Synopsis

In 1860 a young man is banished to an isolated island after stealing a few sheep. There he lives, fighting the demons of his past and the ghosts of his present, until the arrival of a young woman, who hears of his existence and longs to be with him. When the God-fearing citizens of the mainland learn of their life together and the impending birth of their child, they demand the two be married.

Film Details

Release Date
1994
Production Company
Screen Australia
Location
Tasmania, Australia

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of a 1994 Australian Film Institute Award for best cinematography.

Released in United States 1994

Released in United States February 1994

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1994

Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (in competition) February 10-21, 1994.

Began shooting March 14, 1993.

Completed shooting April 19, 1993.

Illumination Films is director Paul Cox's production company.

Released in United States 1994 (Shown at AFI Film Festival (European Cinema) in Los Angeles June 23 - July 7, 1994.)

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1994

Released in United States February 1994 (Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (in competition) February 10-21, 1994.)