Duet For Four Poster Original Daybill 1982 Mike Preston Michael Pate
Rare Country Of Origin Daybill Poster.Duet for Four is a 1982 film directed by Tim Burstall. Starring in the film was Mike Preston, Wendy Hughes, Michael Pate, Diane Cilento, Gary Day & Sigrid Thornton.The script by David Williamson was originally commissioned by Hexagon Productions in the wake of the success of Petersen (1974). Tim Burstall asked Williamson to write a script on a mid-life crisis even though he was young at the time. Williamson wrote the script in eight days under the title The Toy Man but Hexagon decided not to make it, even though at one stage it was announced as a vehicle for Jack Thompson. The title during shooting was Partners. The film was shot in Melbourne and Queenscliff. Wendy Hughes later described making the film as "one of my most enjoyable experiences". According to Film Critic David Stratton the movie features some in jokes about the Australian film industry of the early 1970s.