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WHAT I WROTE - Debra Oswald

Year: 2009

Classification: Exempt - Ronin Recommends: G

Runtime: 115 min

Produced In: Australia

Directed By: Catherine Gough-Brady

Produced By: Catherine Gough-Brady

Language: English

Website: www.whatiwrote.com.au

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Debra Oswald writes about the abandoned and neglected child who then becomes the damaged adult searching to belong. She explores the child / parent relationship in Mr Bailey's Minder and The Peach Season. Her youth plays, Dags and Skate, reveal the raw edge of teenage life, the moment when we discover the world isn't fair. In the award winning Stories in the Dark humour and hope are placed against a backdrop of the horrors of war.

This 2 DVD set contains:
· A 34 minute filmed interview
· Ten 'lesson starter' short films
· Teacher's notes
· Easy to use menus

Debra Oswald discusses the development of her ideas and themes, characters, dramaturgy, social and historical context, her inspirational sources and tips for young writers.

Running Time: 115 minutes
[main film: 34 mins]
The main film includes highlights from the lesson starter films.

MAIN FILM
Telling the Story: The Plays of Debra Oswald

THEMES
Ideas to Script
Script to Stage
Writer's Tips

PLAYS/FILMS
Dags
Gary's House
Mr Bailey's Minder
The Peach Season
Skate
Stories in the Dark
Sweet Road
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OTHER TITLES ALSO AVAILABLE IN THE 'WHAT I WROTE' SERIES:

ANDREW BOVELL:
www.roninfilms.com.au/video/0/0/2466147487.html?words=%22what+i+wrote%22

DAVID WILLIAMSON:
www.roninfilms.com.au/video/0/0/2466147881.html?words=%22what+i+wrote%22

JOANNA MURRAY SMITH:
www.roninfilms.com.au/video/0/0/2466147816.html?words=%22what+i+wrote%22

KATHERINE THOMSON:
www.roninfilms.com.au/video/0/0/2444809564.html?words=%22what+i+wrote%22

LOUIS NOWRA:
www.roninfilms.com.au/video/0/0/2444810012.html?words=%22what+i+wrote%22

MATT CAMERON:
www.roninfilms.com.au/video/0/0/2444810066.html?words=%22what+i+wrote%22

HANNIE RAYSON:
www.roninfilms.com.au/video/0/0/2444809917.html?words=%22what+i+wrote%22

Special discounts apply on this series of 8 DVDS: BUY 3 GET 1 FREE! BUY 6 GET 2 FREE!
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