A film memoir based on NZ Filmmaker Gaylene Preston’s interviews with her father about his World War II experiences
Through his outstanding four-decade career, Tony Barry has appeared in more than 46 feature films, including Baz Luhrmann’s Australia (2008). Others include Mullet (2001), Ned (2003) and Lennie Cahill Shoots Through (2003) and We of the Never Never (1982). Tony Barry has appeared in many New Zealand feature films, including Beyond Reasonable Doubt (1981), The Last Tattoo (1994) and Never Say Die (1988) and he is well known to New Zealand audiences for his lead role as John in Goodbye Pork Pie (1980) directed by Geoff Murphy. He was nominated for an Australian Logie Award for his role in the hugely successful Australian TV miniseries I Can Jump Puddles and received a Penguin Award for his role in Scales of Justice. His extensive television work includes Australia programs All Saints, False Witness, Water Rats and Wildside, and he also has a successful career in theatre.
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