(Study Guide) Fairweather Man
Fairweather Man is a film that could best be described as a visual symphony - a highly crafted, intimate, portrait of the life and work of one of Australia's greatest painters. The filmmakers have focused on a fascinating and enthralling subject, a complex and dark character, an inspired seer, committed to his owm vision of the truth.
The film is highly recommended to all secondary students of art, particularly Australian art. It could also be well utilised in Australian Studies, English (Film as Text) and Film and Media Studies.