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Director  John Richardson
Duration  
Screenplay  Sonia Borg
Language  English
7/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama
Running time  1h 28m
Country  Australia
Dusty (film) movie poster
Release date  1983
Based on  novel by Frank Davison
Writer  Sonia Borg, Frank Dalby Davison (novel)
Initial release  April 21, 1983 (Australia)
Music director  Jerry Goldsmith, Frank Strangio
Cast  Bill Kerr (Tom Lincoln), John Stanton (Railey Jordan), Noel Trevarthen (Harry Morrison), Carol Burns (Clara), Nick Holland (Jack Morrison)
Similar movies  Walkabout, Rabbit-Proof Fence, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Rescuers Down Under, Jindabyne, Red Hill
Tagline  Loyalty and Trust — The Winning Combination.

Ranch hand Tom Lincoln (Bill Kerr) buys an adorable puppy named Dusty and trains it to herd sheep. The puppy grows to be a loyal dog, but Tom finds out that Dusty is half wild dingo and has a violent streak. Though Dusty is the best sheep dog around by day, he roams at night and may pose a danger to the livestock of others. When the ranchers call for Dustys extermination, Toms loyalty is tested, and he must determine how far he is willing to go to keep his dog alive.

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Dusty is a 1983 Australian film about the friendship between a drover (Bill Kerr) and his part-dingo dog, Dusty.

It was shot on location in northern Victoria.

Plot The eponymous Dusty is an appropriately named dingo, or wild dog. Roaming the fertile fields of Australia, Dusty is captured as a puppy. Though dingoes are normally averse to human companionship, Dusty attaches himself to an old, worn-out shepherd, played by Bill Kerr. The dog gives Kerr a reason for living, and vice versa. Be sure to have plenty of Kleenex handy for some of the mistier passages of Dusty.

Similar Movies

Mist: The Tale of a Sheepdog Puppy (2006). Shiloh 2: Shiloh Season (1999). More than Puppy Love (2000). Eyes of an Angel (1991). The Biscuit Eater (1972).

TV Series

The film led to a mini series which cost $3 million.

References

Dusty (film) Wikipedia
Dusty (film) IMDb Dusty (film) themoviedb.org


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