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(Critical Edition of Dramatic Literature)

David Williamson has written numerous screenplays for Australian and American films. Some he has adapted from his own work: Stork (1971), The Removalists (1974), Don’s Party (1976), The Club (1980), Travelling North (1986), Emerald City (1988), Sanctuary (1995), and Brilliant Lies (1997). Others are original: Petersen (1974), Eliza Frazer (1976), Partners (1981), and Pharlap (1984). Two screenplays known internationally are Gallipoli (1981) and The Year of Living Dangerously (1982). He has also written the screenplays for A Dangerous Life (1988), the television miniseries The Four-Minute Mile (1988), and (with Kristin Williamson) other Australian-produced television programs including The Last Bastion (1984), Princess Kate (1988), and Dogs Head Bay (1999).