Title Details

Edge of the World, The - Out Takes

A unique insight into the intriguing work of Tim Winton, one of Australia's finest authors.
Year : 1997 | Total Duration : 55 Minutes | Producer : Don Featherstone
Director : Geoffrey Bennett |
Aerial view of a coastal landscape. Aerial view of outback landscape. Aerial view of river and mudflats. Aerial view of river and mudflats. Aerial view of river and mudflats.
Aerial view of river and mudflats. Aerial view of river and mudflats. Aerial view of river and mudflats. Aerial view of road in an outback landscape. Author, Tim Winton on sand dune with four-wheel drive.
Author, Tim Winton on sand dune with four-wheel drive. Author, Tim Winton, walking on sand dunes. Author, Tim Winton. Author, Tim Winton. Author, Tim Winton.
Beach dwelling on the coast. Beach dwelling on the coast. Boab tree at sunset Boab Tree. Books
Books on a shelf. Cheynes IV, a ship formerly used as whale chaser for the Cheynes Beach Whaling Company Cheynes IV, a ship formerly used as whale chaser for the Cheynes Beach Whaling Company. Cheynes IV, a ship formerly used as whale chaser for the Cheynes Beach Whaling Company. Coastal landscape.
Coastal landscape. Coastal landscape. Coastal landscape. Coastal landscape. Coastal landscape.
Coastal landscape. Coastal landscape. Coastal landscape. Jetty with view of coastal landscape. Jetty with view of coastal landscape.
Jetty with view of coastal landscape. Mossy rock. Oil storage tanks. Re-enactment of motorcycle accident. Re-enactment of motorcycle accident.
Rocky landscape at sunset. Seashells. Shark. Time lapse of a coastal landscape at night. Tree at sunset.
Tree in the outback. Various crew members filming a shark.
Tape 32 - Hands working fishing reel, VS author Tim Winton and son Jesse fishing from boat, VS Tim steering boat with CUs Jesse in bow, VS preparing bait, VS Tim and wife Denise and children preparing wood for fire on beach, Tim lighting fire, good shot carrying kindling down beach with moon in sky, playing cricket on beach at sunset, VS family on beach at sunset with campfire burning, ocean at sunset, family around fire, good shot orange sun reflected on water's surface, good shot round golden ball sun sinking behind ocean surf, VS beach and Winton family in different light, good shots family and dog sitting together around campfire, kids with sparklers.
Access No. 67787 | 34 mins 24 secs | 1990s | WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Tape 26 - VS abandoned whaling station, Albany, WA, silhouette shots of large saw, CUs teeth, pans to grey sea , VS abandoned equipment, bloodstained concrete, VS seascapes, grey water, rock islands, black seabirds on rocks, pans to harpoon and VS harpoon on mount, three huge silver-coloured silos, vats, rusty whaling boat, VS small township, houses backing onto riverbank, VS river surface, waterbirds with bull rushes in B/G, VS house by river, WS township and pans to foreshore, clock tower.
Access No. 73438 | 20 mins 55 secs | 1990s | Albany, WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Tape 46 - VS large tree on foreshore, good shots of tree against blue sky, aerials coastline and aqua coloured water, various aerials rugged coastline and tracking men in outboard boat, closer aerials Tim Winton and friend in boat, boat making circle in cove, various aerials along coastlines and island with central plateau, closer aerials plateau on island showing rocky cliff faces, aerials over rocky and scrubby landscape, aqua sea.
Access No. 73463 | 31 mins 32 secs | 1990s | Vansittart Bay, WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Tape 41 - Various shots author Tim Winton fishing with friend Ant in mangroves from aluminium boat, VS rocky shoreline, grassland by coast, pans across rock formations silhouetted against yellow sunset sky, tall grass silhouetted against sunset, VS rocks, LS island with central plateau with grassy land and bushes in F/G, VS saltbush and rocky shoreline.
Access No. 73480 | 34 mins 56 secs | 1990s | Vansittart Bay,WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Tape 49 - Various aerials over sand dunes and green hillocks at edge of ocean, POV helicopter , aerials travelling along beaches and waves rolling into shore, aerial township on peninsular, VS red billiard table with scattered balls, VS author Tim Winton drinking and talking with family and friends outside hotel at sunset, WS seascape at sunset, VS white sand dunes, beach hut, VS yellow farm building by ocean, VS rusted galvanised iron structure and details of building, old panel van with peeling paint, VS surf rolling in to beach, VS Tim Winton sitting and reading by ocean, beach, succulent plants, Tim walking up grassy bank to camera with sea in B/G, Tim walking through scrub or saltbush, Tim and another man outside rustic corrugated iron hut.
Access No. 73495 | 34 mins 36 secs | 1990s | WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Tape 48 - VS fishing rods and reels, mug and book on outdoor plastic table, VS camping gear set up under lean-to on beach, including pots and colourful fishing lures, dishes in draining rack, naked man from behind putting on shorts in shed, beds outdoors under rock shelter, aerial barren landscape, VS aerials over sand dunes some with truck driving over dunes, aerials along desolate coastline with surf lapping beach, aerials over small islands or reefs and township with simple buildings spread out, VS corrugated iron shed and water tank, sea view, aerials dunes, and rock-strewn grassland and hills, VS farm property, windmill, broken windmill on ground, VS small rock pinnacles, good aerial white dunes.
Access No. 73509 | 35 mins 13 secs | 1990s | WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Tape 35 - WS Perth skyline showing CBD, VS highrise buildings, VS traffic travelling along freeways, traffic on road with sea in B/G, distorted shapes of contemporary building architecture, POV travelling car looking up to various Perth buildings, POV car along Perth streets, unusual shots tilting up to buildings some upside down, reflection of church spire in glass building, bus passing historic church, building reflections in bus windows, VS Perth skyline at sunset, VS Perth shots at night, skyline seen across Swan River. 00:27:49 Aerials over treeless green hilly landscape, aircraft in some shots, aerial meandering river bends leading out to waterway, rivers cutting through hills, aerial brown barren landscape leading to sea with island in distance, rocky peninsular meeting aqua coloured sea.
Access No. 73515 | 29 mins 5 secs | 1990s | Perth, WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Tape 40 - View from inside cave to bush, VS silhouette author Tim Winton sitting at cave's entrance, rocky peak outside cave, various patterns on rock, MCU wasps at nest, Tim Winton standing in shallow water with VS shark swimming nearby, VS Tim's friend feeding shark as Tim watches, POV boat across murky water towards mangrove, through mangrove along brown waterways, POV boat mangrove roots and foliage, VS Tim and friend in aluminium boat travelling along, VS boat travelling along waterways in mangrove, VS men fishing from boat.
Access No. 73525 | 33 mins 50 secs | 1990s | WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Tape 37 - Author Tim Winton talking, VS clear water washing over seashells, pans of rocks and blue expanse of water with sun glistening on surface, VS Tim and friend fishing from boat in sea, POV boat moving around coast of island and through blue water, VS men in boat including CU red freckled hands tying on bait, good shot two other men fishing in boat, one with zinc covered face watches as other man reels in fish, VS Tim and friend fishing, Tim struggling with fish at end of line.
Access No. 73532 | 34 mins 55 secs | 1990s | WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Tape 31 - CUs unusual rock formation of cave by sea, MS waves on seashore washing and surging around rocks in shallow water, good shots of large surf waves crashing towards shore, pan of beach covered in kelp or seaweed , LS Tim Winton and family silhouetted on rocks by sea, zoom to children , VS Tim, wife Denise and children exploring rocks and seashore, sitting in unusual rockpools at low tide, VS dolphins swimming in glistening sea, Tim with children on beach observing dolphins, family walking along beach, boat on beach, VS family swimming and snorkelling, birds on cliff edge, track of gulls flying over blue sea to VS good shots Tim and son Jesse in boat fishing, VS views of boat from rocky shore, gulls in flight against blue sky, CUs shells.
Access No. 73536 | 32 mins 31 secs | 1990s | WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Tape 50 - VS author Tim Winton sitting outside tin shed talking with friend, VS galvanised iron shed, Tim walking through saltbush, good WS deep blue sky with white clouds above stretch of white sand, VS Tim getting out of 4WD jeep, VS Tim walking over sand dunes, humorous shot man running away across dune waving arms, VS sand shifting, footprints in sand, VS dunes, VS bitumen highway, truck driving over bridge, VS moored fishing boats, VS vehicles along streets, dome-shaped building, VS fibro house, VS 4DW along country road.
Access No. 73548 | 31 mins 7 secs | 1990s | WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Tape 43 - VS author Tim Winton with friends cooking seafood barbecue at beachside camp at night, VS cooking and eating crabs.
Access No. 73565 | 1 min 57 secs | 1990s | WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Tape 24 - VS white sandy beach, out-of-focus surf in B/G, re-enactment footage young couple having romantic picnic on beach, VS pans across beach bag and white towel, fishing rod & reel, picnic set in open hamper, 00:00:00:13 bare legs, couple lying down, toes digging in white sand, VS couple, CUs woman sipping white wine, 00:14:26 VS cows grazing in meadow or field, high shot dirt tree-lined country road, VS green fields by sea, WS flat beach flat surf, VS blue sea with small waves rolling in, peninsular in B/G, VS surf and hills in B/G, good shots waves, VS wet sand at low tide, good shot flat blue sea below expanse of blue sky with some cloud and tiny moon top right, VS coastal house, plants, rocks, lagoons, waterways, good sunset; VS water, POV boat around land with interesting rock formations, stone pavement in garden, VS skies and coastal landscapes.
Access No. 73566 | 32 mins 26 secs | 1990s | WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Tape 42 - Night shots campfire in dunes, pots on fire, VS campsite set up against rock face, VS author Tim Winton and friends preparing meal with crabs, CU slicing tomato, putting crabs in pots on fire, Tim eating oyster, VS men eating crab, fish cooking on hot coals, CU crabs in pot, VS cooking and eating.
Access No. 73591 | 36 mins 3 secs | 1990s | WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Tape 39 - Author Tim Winton talking outdoors about life's path, hand rubbing rock surface, VS cliff face and vegetation including boab trees, man talking on radio in shed, VS Tim talking to son Jesse on radio saying ÒHappy BirthdayÓ, Tim and friend Blue in rock shelter of camp, preparing fish for cooking, ragged flag with skull & crossbones, VS Tim writing under rock shelter, VS inside cave and views to bush outside, CU writing with fountain pen, CUs Tim's face, ECU hand holding face.
Access No. 73594 | 34 mins 40 secs | 1990s | WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Tape 36 - POV cockpit of single engine seaplane over water and islands, flight instruments, plane moored by beach, VS seaplane in flight and landing, men securing plane in shallows, unloading supplies, author Tim Winton talking with friends on beach where camp is set up, LS crocodile swimming in water, sea eagle sitting atop a rock precipice and VS good shots in flight, Tim sitting in campsite, walking over rocks, VS writing against rock, VS cave interiors, MS handwriting with fountain pen, VS Tim's face looking out to sea, talking about being in solitary environment.
Access No. 73598 | 36 mins 20 secs | 1990s | WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Tape 21 - Re-enactment footage VS man reading in sitting room, atmospheric shots bookcase. VS native plants pans to suburban rooftops, VS pans urban sprawl of houses, high shot suburb pan across road, 360 degree pans around suburbia and scrub before ocean, urban development signs, VS houses by sea, housing estate signs, McDonald's signs, CUs spines of old edition books, VS bookcases and books, globe or world and other objects in room, torchlight on glass doors of bookcase.
Access No. 73604 | 34 mins 6 secs | 1990s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Tape 33- Blue station wagon parked by side of road with hazard lights flashing, POV car along tarmac road lined by saltbush or scrubland, POV car to hinterland or flat green landscape (reflection of camera lens in some shots), VS pieces of tyre rubber lying on road, 00:18:10 WS vibrant blue flat ocean, good VS atmospheric shots trees silhouetted early evening and sand dunes with strip of water in B/G. Re-enactment footage VS man and two boys net fishing, VS man and boy panic as other boy disappears.
Access No. 73613 | 31 mins 55 secs | 1990s | WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Tape 47 - POV boat along rocky coastline, through mangrove, reflections of trees in water, author Tim Winton and friend talking in boat as they wait for crocodile, POV boat along mangrove waterway and into open water early evening, beautiful sunset on distant horizon, Tim Winton reading in bed in camp rock shelter at night, night sky, VS dead fish on table, POV boat rocky cliffs and beaches of island surrounded by green water, VS unusual rock formations, time-lapse distant strip of land across aqua water , molluscs moving on rock, VS rocks, pan items on rock shelf including shells, ragged straw hats, crocodile skull, novel and map, shots from inside camp shelter on beach to equipment, kettle boiling, fishing lures strung out against rock wall.
Access No. 73618 | 35 mins 15 secs | 1990s | WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Tape 45 - Author Tim Winton sitting in front of rock face talking about characters in his books, love and death, love being the only thing that can make a difference, optimism, standing up and talking about sharks, VS from within cave, VS sharks swimming in shallow water near beach, high shots Tim and friend Blue on beach where sharks are swimming close in, VS Blue hand feeding sharks with Tim watching, Blue grabbing hold of shark and bringing up onto sand, shark struggles and swims away as Tim grabs hold of his tail.
Access No. 73632 | 34 mins 35 secs | 1990s | WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Tape 25 - LS and pans across mountain range silhouetted below grey-blue evening sky, VS skies with interesting grey cloud formations, very good shots stratus clouds in sky reflected in water and sun low in sky, tourist boat, VS whale in rough grey water, some land in B/G, VS pylons etc beneath platform of derelict Albany whaling station, effect shots water rippling in dark, VS abandoned whaling station including oil vats, MCU spider's web, VS exterior whaling station, tilt ups to cloudy sky.
Access No. 73638 | 34 mins 51 secs | 1990s | WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Tape 38 - VS author Tim Winton and friend Blue fishing form outboard boat, caught fish on floor of boat, tracking shot boat speeding along coastline, VS men fishing from boat, Tim Winton walking along island foreshore, VS boab trees, Tim sitting in fork of tree talking about the unspoiled island and boab trees, telling story about an unconnected man, solitude.
Access No. 73646 | 36 mins 17 secs | 1990s | WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Tape 30 - Seawater ebbing, kelp or seaweed in B/G, author Tim Winton and children walking along path through scrub by beach, single seagull in flight against blue sky, LS surfer on wave, VS Tim and family on headland and sitting on rocks looking out to sea, VS surfers and waves, good shot helicopter flying over surf, sand dunes meeting blue water, VS Winton family on beach in small cove, cruise boat on rough sea, VS Winton kids drawing in wet sand, 2 surfers watch surf and stroll down to water's edge, Winton kids exploring in bushes, family watching dolphin, CUs water running on sand and washing over beach rocks.
Access No. 73648 | 35 mins 42 secs | 1990s | WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Tape 16 - Author, Tim Winton and children fishing from boat in open sea. Snorkeller wearing flippers underwater. Good shots of bubbles rising to surface of blue water. Bottom of boat POV underwater. Boat in water, Nor Don, POV from water. Manta Ray swimming. Snorkeller swimming along sea bed. VS small fish and coral.
Access No. 135736 | 10 mins 9 secs | 1990s | Exmouth , WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Tape 28 - Interview with author, Tim Winton, as he is driving, about living a public life, being famous, the importance for of where he lives, his childhood influences.
Access No. 135737 | 43 mins 45 secs | 1990s | Exmouth, WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |