The Clinic (1982 film)

The Clinic is a 1982 Australian film produced by Robert Le Tet and Bob Weis and directed by David Stevens. The film is a comedy/drama describing a day in a Melbourne VD clinic focusing on four doctors and their patients. It was filmed in Melbourne, Australia and Deniliquin, Australia.[2] It was distributed by Village Roadshow

The Clinic
Directed byDavid Stevens
Produced byRobert Le Tet
Bob Weis
Written byGreg Millin
StarringChris Haywood
Simon Burke
Gerda Nicolson
Music byRed Symons
CinematographyIan Baker
Edited byEdward McQueen-Mason
Distributed byVillage Roadshow
Release date
  • 17 September 1982 (1982-09-17) (Toronto Film Festival)
  • 28 February 1985 (1985-02-28) (U.S.)
Running time
93 minutes
BudgetA$1 million[1]
Box officeAU $414,000

Award nominations

In 1983 the film received 2 AFI Award nominations for Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Pat Evison) and Best Original Screenplay (Greg Millin).[3]


Box office

The Clinic grossed $414,000 at the box office in Australia,[4] which is equivalent to $1,092,960 in 2009 dollars.

See also


  1. Geoff Gardner, "The Clinic", Australian Film 1978-1992, Oxford Uni Press 1993 p123
  2. David Stratton, The Avocado Plantation: Boom and Bust in the Australian Film Industry, Pan MacMillan, 1990 p321
  3. IMDb awards
  4. Film Victoria - Australian Films at the Australian Box Office

Further reading

  • Murray, Scott, ed. (1994). Australian Cinema. St.Leonards, NSW.: Allen & Unwin/AFC. p. 239. ISBN 1-86373-311-6.
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