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By August 8, 2013news

Film Art Doco is pleased to announce their new documentary Stranger Than Fiction: Frank Hardy and the Power Without Glory Trial is currently in development, with assistance from Screen Australia.
Based on the definitive biography by Jenny Hocking, Frank Hardy: Politics Literature Life, this feature documentary charts the criminal libel case over Frank Hardy’s first great literary masterpiece, Power Without Glory. The book caused a sensation on its publication in 1950 and has never been out of print since. In the darkest days of the cold war Hardy was charged, jailed and then bailed before facing the Supreme Court trial that could have seen him locked up for twenty years for simply writing a book.
Stranger Than Fiction is produced by Sue Maslin for Film Art Doco and written by Daryl Dellora and Ian Wansbrough.