All That Is Solid

Director: John Hughes
Year: 1988
Duration: 54 mins

The present is characterised by the absence of shared visions of the future. While circulation of commodities and technology appear to command universal claims to meaning and dominance, fragmentation, diversity and difference occupy the foreground.

Production Credit

Director John Hughes, Writers Chris Barnett, Paul M. Davies and John Hughes.

Produced by John Hughes in association with the Australian Film Commission and ABC TV.


  • Winner, Highly Commended General Award: Innovative Films, ATOM Awards, 1989.
  • Winner, Award, Chicago Film Festival, 1989.
  • Finalist, Best Direction Award, AFI Awards, 1988.
  • Finalist, Greater Union Awards, 1988.

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