FILM : Last Wave, The
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Last Wave, The 1977 Richard Chamberlain, Olivia Hamnett, David Gulpilil South Australia, New South Wales
Director : Peter Weir   Production Company : Australian Film Commission, Ayer Productions, Derek Power  Region : REST OF THE WORLD

A Sydney lawyer defends five Aborigines in a ritualized taboo murder case and in the process learns disturbing things about himself.

Screen shots uploaded by Phil Wilkinson

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The Last Wave [1978] [DVD]

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Last Wave, The - Panning further shows children in the street. Gloucester Street, Sydney. The houses still exist and the steps to the right lead down onto Cambridge Street and Harrington Street.
Last Wave, The

laswa020. Panning further shows children in the street. Gloucester Street, Sydney. The houses still exist and the steps to the right lead down onto Cambridge Street and Harrington Street.

laswa020n. David Huggan sends this shot of the same corner. The house is in fact now a museum, Susannah Place Museum, so don't expect any changes. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 01-07-2015)

Last Wave, The - Establishing shot of redevelopement taking place south of Sydney Cove.
Last Wave, The

laswa021. Establishing shot of redevelopement taking place south of Sydney Cove.

laswa021n. David sends this comparative shot remarking that Australia Square (the round office and retail complex building) that can now just been seen was one of the tallest buildings in Sydney in 1977. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 02-07-2015)

Last Wave, The - Tilting from image laswa021 shows Harrington Street, Sydney looking south.  The bridge carries the Cahill Expressway.
Last Wave, The

laswa022. Tilting from image laswa021 shows Harrington Street, Sydney looking south. The bridge carries the Cahill Expressway.

laswa022n. David's NOW shot certainly reveals changes, even closer than those background cranes. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 02-07-2015)

Last Wave, The - Tilting further sees David driving along Harrington Street.
Last Wave, The

laswa023. Tilting further sees David driving along Harrington Street.

laswa023n. Tilting further "our" David captures the shot for Reelstreets. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 02-07-2015)

Last Wave, The - David looks for Chris.  Harrington Street. The buildings still stand.
Last Wave, The

laswa024. David looks for Chris. Harrington Street. The buildings still stand.

laswa024n. Indeed they do, as shown by David Huggan. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 01-07-2015)

Last Wave, The - David speaks with Chris under an unidentified railway bridge. IMDB suggests that some filming took place on the Eastern Suburbs Railway. This may be one of that railways bridges or one on the City Circle Line.
Last Wave, The

laswa024a. David speaks with Chris under an unidentified railway bridge. IMDB suggests that some filming took place on the Eastern Suburbs Railway. This may be one of that railways bridges or one on the City Circle Line.

laswa024an. David Huggan says that it is the Harbour Bridge and supports with his photo. Given the proximity to The Rocks where so much filming took place it is quite logical. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 05-08-2015)

Last Wave, The - Harrington Street facing Argyle Street, The Rocks, Sydney.
Last Wave, The

laswa025. Harrington Street facing Argyle Street, The Rocks, Sydney.

laswa025n. David Huggan reveals today's scene. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 01-07-2015)

Last Wave, The - David watches Chris leave. Looking along Harrington Street with Sydney Harbour Bridge in the background.
Last Wave, The

laswa026. David watches Chris leave. Looking along Harrington Street with Sydney Harbour Bridge in the background.

Last Wave, The - A man announces car parking nearby. Harrington Street.
Last Wave, The

laswa027. A man announces car parking nearby. Harrington Street.

Last Wave, The - David follows Chris onto Argyle Street, Sydney.
Last Wave, The

laswa028. David follows Chris onto Argyle Street, Sydney.

laswa028n. David Huggan followed no one but took this shot for us. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 01-07-2015)

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