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Australia on the Silver Screen: Siege of Pinchgut
1959, 100 mins
Digitally restored edition with soundtrack
Based on a true story, The Siege of Pinchgut is a taut 1959 thriller from the famed Ealing Studios, directed by Harry Watt.
Prisoner Matt Kirk is facing a long and arduous sentence. But when an opportunity to escape incarceration is presented in the form of a stolen ambulance, Matt, his younger brother Johnny and two other convicts do not waste a moment.
Australia on the Silver Screen series includes the following:
- The Overlanders – Sunday March 5
- Eureka Stockade – Sunday March 12
- The Shiralee – Sunday March 19
- Siege of Pinchgut - Sunday March 26