|Road to Nhill|
|Directed by||Sue Brooks|
|Produced by||Sue Maslin|
|Written by||Alison Tilson|
|Starring|| Tony Barry |
|13 November 1997|
Road to Nhill is a 1997 Australian comedy-drama film directed by Sue Brooks. The film won the "Golden Alexander" (first prize) for Best Feature-Length Film at The International Thessaloniki Film Festival (Greece).
Produced by Sue Maslin,it was shot on location in Pyramid Hill, Victoria.
A car carrying four lady lawn bowlers on its way to Nhill is involved in an accident on a deserted road in rural Victoria. Locals, not knowing where the accident was, or who was involved, embark on a journey to assist.
Road to Nhill grossed $884,949 at the box office in Australia,.
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