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Sydney: A Story of a City

bigImage Take an amazing visual journey on the giant IMAX screen and discover Sydney's unique story, from its early days as a convict colony to the thriving cosmopolitan city that it is today. From Bondi beach to the Harbour Bridge, from the celebrated Opera House to the convict built Hyde Park Barracks you´ll uncover the story behind Australia's first city.

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Producers: S. Milliken, P. Gerlach. Directors: Bruce Beresford, Geoff Burton. Distributed by Total Big Screen Distribution.

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"Sydney: Story of a City" By Aaron Beierle, CurrentFilm.com

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[PDF] Sydney: A Story of a City

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Latest Review:

Rating: Good
Posted by: sergeg
The film has some very good production values and will appeal especialy to the destination market audience outside of NSW and Australia. It shows off the city to great advantage and links the historical narative via a scripted plot involving a likeable duo who intimate but never quite deliver the romantic interest promised. Clever use of archival and recreated footage is effectively integrated in well designed CGI compositing and 3d simulation sequences. The camerawork remains fluid throughout every shot and there is rarely a static composition for too long. All the classic Sydney locations are colorfuly canvased on the giant screen and the pace keeps moving at a constant rate so that at the end of 45 minutes, you are surprised at the seeming sudden and somewhat unsatisfactory resolution. The film suddenly ends with a spectacular fireworks show, which will leave many wondering if the boy gets to or in fact wants to kiss the girl goodnight. Definitely worth a look and should boost tourism to the City in the post Olympics hangover, if only it gets a wider distribution. ... Read More >>

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