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Diane Cilento Out Takes

Actress Diane Cilento talks candidly about the journey she has taken from international stardom to spiritual fulfilment.
Series : Australian Biography Series 8 | Year : 2001 | Total Duration : 25.5 Minutes | Producer : Robin Hughes
Director : Robin Hughes |
Tape 101 - Interview Diane Cilento about family background, growing up, childhood, family household, relationship with mother and father, idealism of parents, mother's medical career, father's career and political aspirations, family history.
Access No. 131236 | 29 mins 59 secs | 2000s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Tape 102 - Interview Diane Cilento about school years and rebellious behavior, parents' expectations, boarding school, time in New York, American Academy of Dramatic Art, scholarship to RADA, time in London, theatrical ambitions and productions
Access No. 131237 | 32 mins 8 secs | 2000s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Tape 103 - Interview Diane Cilento about success at an early age, relationships, marriage to first husband, mother-in-law, birth of daughter Giovanna, illness with TB, leaving first husband, meeting second husband Sean Connery, relationship with Connery, marriage to Connery
Access No. 131238 | 34 mins 2 secs | 2000s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Tape 104 - Interview Diane Cilento about marriage to second husband Sean Connery; fame, private life, career on stage for Royal Court, film roles, property in Spain, Bond films, stardom, friendships, relationship with Sean Connery, event with son Jason, moving from home, leaving marriage with Sean, effects of drugs / substances in 1960s, attraction to meditation classes (Sufism)
Access No. 131239 | 32 mins 3 secs | 2000s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Tape 105 - Interview Diane Cilento about investigation into alternative lifestyle, time at philosophy of Sufism school / classes, Scots Farm - private property / retreat / institution, making film about Whirling Dervishes in Turkey (√íTurning√ď), Sufism, start up of her own place / school in Australia
Access No. 131240 | 31 mins 43 secs | 2000s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Tape 106 - Interview Diane Cilento about acting career while running Scots Farm in England, acquisition of land in Karnak in Queensland, starting and running school / farm in Karnak, philosophy and way of life, marriage to third husband Anthony Shaffer, Karnak outdoor theatre, energy behind various enterprises
Access No. 131241 | 29 mins 33 secs | 2000s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Tape 109 - Interview Diane Cilento about love of nature, comparison with urban / city living, acting skills, awards, departure from acting career, directing, creativity, images and appearances of starlets, physical beauty, aging and death
Access No. 131242 | 30 mins 2 secs | 2000s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Tape 110 - Interview Diane Cilento about writing, novels, lack of academic education, teaching, success of marriage to Anthony Shaffer, relationships, freedom, religious influences, new age concepts
Access No. 131243 | 30 mins 56 secs | 2000s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Tape 111 - Interview Diane Cilento about different talents and abilities, life's choices, acting and creativity, mental health, running away from problems, motherhood, Australian lifestyle and attitudes, life fulfillment, rainforest theatre, future hopes with the arts in the theatre, present times, energy, meditation, origins of name Karnak
Access No. 131244 | 28 mins 55 secs | 2000s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Tape 112 - VS of Diane Cilento's rural property, Diane on a ride-on lawnmower. Laser light show performed at outdoor theatre at night
Access No. 131257 | 24 mins 30 secs | 2000s | Qld, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |