Connolly's Amazing Year

Whether they found it on the tribal battlefields of Papua New Guinea or among satraps in Sydney council politics, Robin Anderson and Bob Connolly made films that brimmed with life. Australia's most acclaimed documentary makers for two decades, they shared a prodigious partnership at work - Anderson once said they worked so well together because "he thinks I'm better than him at what we do, and I think he's better than me" - and two daughters at home. There seemed much more to come, until Anderson died of cancer in 2002, at just 51. After that, "I didn't want to make...

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