The Devil's Playground

Termed 'a comedy of sympathy about the old Christian fear of sex' (David Elliott), 'The Devil's Playground' is directed by Fred Schepisi ('The Chant of Jimmy Blacksmith'), arguably one of the most interesting Australian filmmakers, and deals with the anti-sex attitudes of a Catholic boarding school as a group of young boys struggle to come to terms with their own emotional and sexual identity. 'Without voyeurising, (the film) drips with desire, and it is quietly funny without any mockery'.

Year: 1976
Genre: Australian Film
Country: Australia
Director: Fred Schepisi
Starring: Arthur Dignam, Nick Tate, Simon Burke, John Frawley
Duration: 95 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains drug use and offensive language.
Location in store: Australian Film



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