From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Stork (1971, AUS) is a Comedy film directed by Tim Burstall.


Main Details

  • Released in 1971
  • Color
  • Running Time: 85 Min
  • Production Co: Bilcock & Copping Film Productions | Tim Burstall & Associates
  • Directed by Tim Burstall
  • Written by David Williamson
  • Starring Bruce Spence, Jacki Weaver, Helmut Bakaitis, Graeme Blundell, Sean McEuan, George Whaley, Peter Cummins
  • Produced by Tim Burstall
  • Music by Han Poulsen
  • Cinematography by Robin Copping
  • Film Editing by Edward McQueen-Mason


  • If you enjoy a comedy film that is hilarious, bawdy, entertaining, perverse and outrageous, then you must see . . . . . STORK
  • A bawdy comedy film
  • There's a little bit of Stork in all of us


Stork is a 1971 Australian comedy film directed by Tim Burstall. Stork is based on the play 'The Coming of Stork' by David Williamson. Bruce Spence and Jacki Weaver make their feature film debuts in Stork, being honoured at the 1972 Australian Film Awards, where they shared the acting prize. Stork won the prize for best narrative feature and Tim Burstall won for best direction. Stork was one of the first ocker comedies. Stork was the first commercial success of the Australian cinema revival. Stork is a 6 foot 7 hypochondriac who dreams of revolution and works at General Motors Holden. He is sacked from his job after doing a strip tease at work and goes to live in a share house in Carlton with his friend Westy and two trendy young men, Tony and Clyde, who share the same girlfriend, Anna. Stork loses his virginity to Anna and falls in love with her. Anna falls pregnant and Clyde decides to marry her. Stork interrupts the wedding. (Wikipedia)

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