Broken Hill took the ‘Best Feature Film - Audience Choice’ Award at the TriMedia Film Festival held in Fort Collins, Colorado (USA) and won a Best Film award at the Giffoni Film Festival in Italy. The Giffoni Film Festival website describes Broken Hill as "halfway between Sister Act and the Italian movie La musica nel Cuore.What kind of city is Broken Hill Australia?
The City of Broken Hill offers film makers the quintessential outback town with wide streets, alleyways, character houses and park lands. Broken Hill's architecture offers film makers the opportunity to create stories across several eras and genres. "The Landscape is a massive character in the story." Sean Keenan, Wake in Fright.Who is Tommy in the movie Broken Hill?
Tommy (Arnold), a gifted teenage composer, dreams of being accepted into the famous Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Unfortunately, a good band is hard to find in the middle of the Australian Outback —until an incident involving flying watermelons leads him to a group of talented prison inmates.What happens at the end of Broken Hill?
Soon the stakes for Tommy are raised when his music teacher and mentor lands him an audition for the elite music conservatorium. Against all odds, Tommy gains the affections of Kat, finds a way to reconcile with his father and conducts the concert of his life.