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Ellen Fontana Ellen Fontana i(A123109 works by)
Gender: Female
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American writer Ellen Fontana co-wrote with Tim Winton the screenplay adaptation of Winton's novel Cloudstreet.

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form y separately published work icon Cloudstreet ( dir. Matt Saville ) Australia : Screentime Showtime , 2011 Z1582485 2011 series - publisher film/TV (taught in 1 units) 'The highly anticipated three part mini-series of the modern Australian classic novel. Set in and around Perth during the 40s and 50s, Cloudstreet tells the story of two rural families who suffer separate catastrophes and flee to the city to pick up the pieces of their lives and start again. Brought together in the same house at No.1 Cloud Street, the Lambs and the Pickles' share numerous tragedies and triumphs that draw them closer together, until the roof over their heads becomes a home for their hearts.' (Showtime website)
2011 winner Western Australian Premier's Book Awards Scripts
2012 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Miniseries or Telemovie
2011 nominated Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Telefeature or Mini Series
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