Title Details

Another World

The men of St Francis return to their renovated monastery but Don and Gonzalo have other plans.
Series : Once Were Monks | Episode : 5 | Year : 1998 | Total Duration : 25 Minutes | Producer : Luigi Acquisto, Stella Zammataro
Director : Luigi Acquisto, Andrew Sully |
Top of the trees of forest in Strathbogie PAN down to Father Ken Boland walking along wearing helmet and protective suit, view inside Ned Kelly Cave as Fr Ken enters to go caving. Looking up to gliding flying against blue sky. Quick shot of Fr Ken inside glider shot from inside glider. Glider in sky doing loop.
Access No. 128366 | 51 secs | 1990s | Gliding Club of Victoria, Benalla Airport, Strathbogie ranges, Vic, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Opening titles. HAS St Francis Church showing its situation amongst high rise city buildings. Looking through fence to monastery. Rolls of carpet underlay, ends to camera. Work man sanding, looking down stairs to man painting, Father Ken Boland walking down corridor, looking into room saying it's almost ready (for the monks to move back in after renovation). Man laying carpet.
Access No. 128367 | 40 secs | 1990s | Melbourne, Vic, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Looking across room inside Francis monastery, door opens and Brother Gerard Develin enters, sits at desk. CU hand pressing numbers on telephone.
Access No. 128368 | 6 mins 17 secs | 1990s | Melbourne, Vic, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Exterior General House Community in Rome. Father Donald Cave talking on cordless telephone to Brother Gerard Develin in Melbourne talking on hands free telephone Talking about the funeral of one of the brothers, Brother Bernard Scanlan who has recently died. Also about Fr Don's trip to Istanbul the next day to see Aya Sofya (in Istanbul, Turkey),
Access No. 128369 | 37 secs | 1990s | Rome, Italy Europe; Melbourne, Vic, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Train enters station to camera pan to Fr Donald Cave on platform. Fr Don on train looking out of window.
Access No. 128370 | 23 secs | 1990s | Italy, Europe | © NFSA | Colour |
Exterior dusk Tabaret Hotel with red Pokies sign illuminated. Interior, group of the monks (including Br Gerard Develin, Father Joe Guerin, Br John Pugh) sitting at table then greeting Leanne Brady an employee of the hotel who has come to wish them goodbye as they prepare to return to live at their refurbished monastery across the road. Shot of empty table.
Access No. 128371 | 1 min 12 secs | 1990s | Melbourne, Vic, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Pokie sign in Tabaret Hotel window. Inside hotel, packing boxes in corridor as monks prepare to return to their refurbished monastery. Brother Gerard Develin packing. Father Joe Guerin standing in doorway talking about the packing. Br Gerard closing box. Fr Joe saying he has brought his stuff over bit by bit. He walks along corridor of monastery to his room and places some thing in it talking to camera.
Access No. 128372 | 1 min 9 secs | 1990s | Melbourne, Vic, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
View across water to Istanbul skyline. On deck of boat, Turkish men and Father Donald Cave. POV boat to ship passing. Crowds walking towards Aya Sofya (or Hagia Sofia / Sophia) VS tourists including Fr Don wandering around looking inside building. Good CU's Byzantine art work on walls. Good shot of Aya Sofya with gardens in front.
Access No. 128374 | 56 secs | 1990s | Istanbul, Turkey | © NFSA | Colour |
VS still images of Byzantine art work inside Aya Sofya (or Hagia Sofia / Sophia). B&W statue of head, colour pictures men being burned, deliverance of the bill of excommunication, 2 pictures of crusaders on horseback. Father Donald Cave seated talking to camera about the importance of the church as different symbols for Christianity. Exterior shot Aya Sofya with gardens.
Access No. 128375 | 1 min | 1990s | Istanbul, Turkey | © NFSA | Colour |
John Ryan Removals van reversing, statue of Mary being unwrapped by removal man. LAS exterior monastery of St Francis Church. Inside refurbished room, Father Ken Boland inspecting cupboards. Brother Gerard Develin putting sheets on bed, stands by window overlooking Tabaret Hotel where they have been living temporarily and says he is a bit of a homing pigeon.
Access No. 128380 | 1 min 7 secs | 1990s | Melbourne, Vic, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Father Ken Boland dusting newly refurbished bedroom in monastery with feather duster, chatting. Brother Gerard Develin walking up stairs to camera. Talks to camera showing mail for Donald Cave and talks about his return (from Europe) but not sure whether he will returns to the community.
Access No. 128381 | 38 secs | 1990s | Melbourne, Vic, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
GV Aya Sofya (or Hagia Sofia / Sophia). Father Donald Cave looking out of window of yellow stone walled house. Inside, Fr Don washing his hands Looking out to street from window, closing curtains. Fr Don outside wandering along Istanbul street.
Access No. 128392 | 1 min 16 secs | 1990s | Istanbul, turkey | © NFSA | Colour |
Exterior Glanmore House Meditation Centre, where Father Gonzalo Munoz is temporarily residing . Fr Gonzalo raking leaves. Leans over verandah and talks to camera about his future (with the community at St Francis and in the catholic church). Slow motion, soft focus shot Fr Gonzalo taking mass in St Francis, shaking hands with congregation. Again talking from verandah talking about not agreeing with Catholic church.
Access No. 128393 | 1 min 13 secs | 1990s | Hawthorn, Melbourne, Vic, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Looking through leaves to workman's hut in grounds of St Francis Church where some of the men have been living. VS men packing up air conditioning unit. Father Ken Boland sitting outside saying he's going back to a bit of luxury (in the refurbished monastery). Men sitting at dining table, Brothers Pat Negri, Alfred Rivett, Fr Ken and Br Gerard Develin discussing shower doors.
Access No. 128394 | 1 min 2 secs | 1990s | Melbourne, Vic, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
VS around interior of refurbished monastery, Brother John Pugh talking about the place becoming a home rather than an institution. Wooden magpie windmill on pole in front of St Francis Church, Father Ken Boland talking about the bird being symbolic of life going forwards and backwards at the same time.
Access No. 128395 | 55 secs | 1990s | Melbourne, Vic, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
POV aircraft along the wing of Al Italia airliner. Interior aircraft Father Donald Cave walking along aisle and settling in seat during his flight back to Australia from Italy and Turkey. In Melbourne, looking down steps outside house as bull terrier dog walks up the, Fr Don bringing suitcases in, greeting his dog.
Access No. 128396 | 58 secs | 1990s | Fitzroy, Melbourne, Vic, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Exterior St Francis Church with traffic passing in front. Sister Carmel Therese Malone passing budgerigar in cage back to Brother Gerard Develin, she has been looking after it whilst monastery refurbished. Br Gerard talks to bird. They walk towards church.
Access No. 128397 | 44 secs | 1990s | Melbourne, Vic, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Father Donald Cave walking around inspecting his refurbished room at the monastery. He talks about the arrangement of the furniture. Brother Gerard Develin and Sister Carmel Therese Malone with budgerigar in room, putting it in new cage. CU budgie in Br Gerard's hand.
Access No. 128398 | 1 min 28 secs | 1990s | Melbourne, Vic, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Exterior two storey house belonging to Father Donald Cave. Fr Don talking to camera talking about how he moved into the house as a temporary arrangement (whilst monastery being) refurbished but now having to decide what to do next. Some shots of him walking his dog along street.
Access No. 128400 | 41 secs | 1990s | Fitzroy, Melbourne, Vic, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
View along long table set for Reunion Dinner at the refurbished monastery. VS men helping themselves to food, including Father Ken Boland. Man eating at table. Father Peter Collins, new community leader asking the men to share their feelings about the move. Profile Father Boris Perlaki saying it has made them a more tightly knit group.
Access No. 128401 | 1 min 22 secs | 1990s | Melbourne, Vic, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Reunion Dinner at the refurbished monastery, men talking about their feelings about the move. Father Donald Cave saying he found that he doesn't have to live there (in monastery) for some things, others he does. The men laugh and joke about this, talk about Fr Don's dog Harry. Fr Ken Boland talks about new taps. CU's men's faces as they laugh.
Access No. 128405 | 1 min 3 secs | 1990s | Melbourne, Vic, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Reunion Dinner at the refurbished monastery, men talking about their feelings about the move. Father Gonzalo Munoz talks about their age and how the new place is safe for them as they retire. CU other men's faces including Brother Gerard Develin. Father Joe Guerin asks about the future. Father Donald Cave talking about their enthusiasm and helping others. Tale about an Irish lady and help.
Access No. 128406 | 1 min 48 secs | 1990s | Melbourne, Vic, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Exterior St Francis Church. Interior men cleaning . Inside room, Brother Gerard Develin dressing as Santa Claus. VS children's Christmas party, CU's children, Br Gerard making jokes, singing Christmas carols. GV St Vincent's illuminated at night. Interior packed church, CU's nativity figures, congregation singing Silent Night, CU crucifix pan to star.
Access No. 128409 | 2 mins 18 secs | 1990s | Melbourne, Vic, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Slow motion shots of ones shown in previous episodes: monks gathered at table raising glasses to camera, CU Brother Bernard Scanlan with child on his knee, Father Gonzalo Munoz embracing Buddhist monks, Brother Gerard Develin kissing at budgerigar, Father Donald Cave with dog in bed, Father Ken Boland in cockpit of glider, Father Boris Perlaki at altar during his ordination.
Access No. 128410 | 33 secs | 1990s | Melbourne, Vic, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |