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Australian Filmmaker Phillip Noyce Gets Serious

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Australian Filmmaker Phillip Noyce Gets Serious

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Australian Filmmaker Phillip Noyce Gets Serious

Australian Filmmaker Phillip Noyce Gets Serious

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Australian filmmaker Phillip Noyce hit it big in the United States directing such action thrillers as Clear and Present Danger. Now he's returned to Australia to make two quieter and more serious films. Both Rabbit Proof Fence and The Quiet American deal with race and colonialism. Howie Movshovitz reports.