Tim Burstall
Date of Birth
Apr 20, 1929
Birth Place:
Burstall, England

Biography

One of the best-known Australian filmmakers of the 1970s, producer/director Tim Burstall charmed filmgoers down under with such homespun comedies as Stork and Alvin Purple. Though he was credited as being one of the earliest filmmakers of the 1970s "Australian New Wave," Burstall later branched out into thriller territory, where his sharp skills for social satire seemed somewhat dulled, resulting...