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Blue Fin (1978)

PG
88 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

Based on the children's novel by celebrated South Australian author 'Colin Thiele', this is an emotional father and son story about tuna fishing of Southern Blue Fin tuna in South Australia's Port Lincoln fishing district. Accident prone ...See moreBased on the children's novel by celebrated South Australian author 'Colin Thiele', this is an emotional father and son story about tuna fishing of Southern Blue Fin tuna in South Australia's Port Lincoln fishing district. Accident prone son Snook is forever making mistakes much to the chagrin of his father Pascoe. But when tragedy strikes the fishing boat during a deep sea fishing trek in the Southern Ocean, the boy is called on to become a man in a rites of sea passage to reconcile is past mishaps and save both his father and the ship from certain disaster. Written by Jamie Skinner See less
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Geoff Burton (as Geoffrey Burton)
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$ 750,000
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Dec 1978 (United States)

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Hardy Krüger
Bill Pascoe (as Hardy Kruger) Bill Pascoe (as Hardy Kruger)   See fewer
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Greg Rowe
Steve 'Snook' Pascoe Steve 'Snook' Pascoe   See fewer
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Liddy Clark
Ruth Pascoe Ruth Pascoe   See fewer
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John Jarratt
Sam Snell Sam Snell   See fewer
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Alfred Bell
Geordie Geordie   See fewer
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Elspeth Ballantyne
Mrs. Pascoe Mrs. Pascoe   See fewer
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John Thompson
Snitch Snitch   See fewer
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John Frawley
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Graham Rouse
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Terry Camilleri
Truckie Truckie   See fewer
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Wayne Rodda
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Lady Henty (as Anne Mulliner) Lady Henty (as Anne Mulliner)   See fewer
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Sid Hanna (uncredited) Sid Hanna (uncredited)   See fewer
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6 / 10 | 169 votes