Dawn!

Dawn!

Original release poster
Directed by Ken Hannam
Written by Joy Cavill
Starring Bronwyn Mackay-Payne
Ron Haddrick
Bunny Brooke
Tom Richards
Music by Michael Carlos
Cinematography Russell Boyd
Editing by Max Lemon
Distributed by Hoyts Distribution (Australia)
Release date(s) Flag of Australia.svg 8 March 1979 (USA)
19 March 1979 (Australia)
Running time 109 minutes
Country Australia
Language English

Dawn! is a 1979 Australian sports biopic about the three-time Olympic gold medallist swimmer Dawn Fraser, starring Bronwyn Mackay-Payne, written by Joy Cavill and directed by Ken Hannam.

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Plot

The film deals with Dawn Fraser's rise to fame as a champion Olympic swimmer, her anti-authoritarian clashes with Australian Swimming officials, her triumphs, marriage and eventual divorce.

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