Doing Time for Patsy Cline


1h 33m 1997

Brief Synopsis

A 17-year-old country-and-western singer leaves the outback of New South Wales to seek fame and fortune in Sydney. En route he encounters an unscrupulous pair and becomes entangled in a crime that alters his destiny.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1997
Production Company
Endemol Australia; Screen Australia; Screen Nsw
Distribution Company
Cowboy Pictures; Dendy Films; Lucky Red
Location
Sydney, Australia; Griffith, New South Wales, Australia; Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

Synopsis

A 17-year-old country-and-western singer leaves the outback of New South Wales to seek fame and fortune in Sydney. En route he encounters an unscrupulous pair and becomes entangled in a crime that alters his destiny.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1997
Production Company
Endemol Australia; Screen Australia; Screen Nsw
Distribution Company
Cowboy Pictures; Dendy Films; Lucky Red
Location
Sydney, Australia; Griffith, New South Wales, Australia; Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Recipient of the 1997 Australian Writers Guild award for Best Original Screenplay.

Winner of Best Cinematography, Costume Design, Original Music Score and Actor (Roxburgh) at the 1997 Austrialian Film Institute Awards.

Released in United States Spring March 19, 1999

Released in United States March 3, 2006

Released in United States on Video November 27, 2007

Released in United States 1997

Released in United States May 1997

Released in United States June 1997

Released in United States August 1997

Released in United States October 1997

Released in United States 1998

Released in United States January 1998

Released in United States March 1998

Shown at Filmfest DC in Washington, DC April 22 - May 3,

Named Most Popular Film of the 1997 Melbourne Film Festival.

Shown at Cannes Film Festival (market) May 7-19, 1997.

Shown at Sydney Film Festival (Opening Night) June 9-20, 1997.

Shown at Brisbane International Film Festival (Closing Night) August 1-10, 1997.

Shown at MIFED '97 in Milan, Italy October 19-24, 1997.

Shown at Seattle International Film Festival May 21 - June 14, 1998.

Shown at Nortel Palm Springs International Film Festival in Palm Springs, California January 8-19, 1998.

Released in United States Spring March 19, 1999

Released in United States March 3, 2006 (New York City)

Released in United States on Video November 27, 2007

Released in United States 1997 (Named Most Popular Film of the 1997 Melbourne Film Festival.)

Released in United States May 1997 (Shown at Cannes Film Festival (market) May 7-19, 1997.)

Released in United States June 1997 (Shown at Sydney Film Festival (Opening Night) June 9-20, 1997.)

Shown at Santa Barbara International Film Festival March 5-15, 1998.

Began shooting fall 1996.

Released in United States August 1997 (Shown at Brisbane International Film Festival (Closing Night) August 1-10, 1997.)

Released in United States October 1997 (Shown at MIFED '97 in Milan, Italy October 19-24, 1997.)

Released in United States 1998 (Shown at Seattle International Film Festival May 21 - June 14, 1998.)

Released in United States January 1998 (Shown at Nortel Palm Springs International Film Festival in Palm Springs, California January 8-19, 1998.)

Released in United States March 1998 (Shown at Santa Barbara International Film Festival March 5-15, 1998.)