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by Anna Reeves


Moving from Sydney to an isolated river community to work for impoverished eight generation oyster farmers may not be an obvious career move. If, however, you are a desperate young man with an enterprising streak and a big heart then the Hawkesbury River may well be your salvation.

international title: The Oyster Farmer
original title: The Oyster Farmer
country: United Kingdom, Australia
sales agent: Beyond Films
year: 2003
genre: fiction
directed by: Anna Reeves
film run: 91'
screenplay: Anna Reeves
cast: Alex O'Lachlan, Diana Glenn, Jack Thompson, David Field, Kerry Armstrong, Jim Norton
cinematography by: Alun Bollinger
film editing: Peter Beston, Jamie Trevill
art director: Steven Jones-Evans
music: Stephen Warbeck
producer: Piers Tempest, Anthony Buckley
production: Oyster Farmer Films Ltd, Anthony Buckley Films Pty Ltd (AU)