A Fascinating Insight Into The Personal And Public Life Of A Great Australian Icon And International Star.
The Boy From Oz tells the dazzling, funny and heartbreaking story of the great entertainer Peter Allen, from his humble beginnings growing up in the Australian Outback through a meteoric rise to fame as an international star who would go on to sell out week-long shows at Radio City Music Hall.
Singing in pubs at age 11 Peter Allen survived family tragedy to become a local TV star at 16. Discovered by Judy Garland, he married her daughter Liza Minnelli and went on to become a beloved performer and an Oscar winning songwriter.
Narrated by Jack Thompson, The Boy From Oz features rare footage of Peter's family, including a family appearance on This Is Your Life.