Ricketson (b. 1949) was in that famous first intake of Australian Film and Television School students, along with Gillian Armstrong and Phillip Noyce, and he had made a number of interesting short films and featurettes before his first feature, Third Person Plural (1978), which starred, among others, Bryan Brown. The film was never released ... Stratton: 136.
Third Person Plural (James Ricketson, 1978) prod. Gill Eatherley, Greg Ricketson, John Weiley, Abraxas Films, wr. James Ricketson, dp Tom Cowan, music Greg McLean, ed. Christopher Cordeaux; Bryan Brown, Margaret Cameron, George Shevtsov, Linden Wilkinson; Kodak colour reversal, 16 mm, 90 min.
Women of the Sun (James Ricketson, David Stevens, Stephen Wallace & Geoffrey Nottage, 1982) mini-series; Ricketson directed the first episode
Candy Regentag (James Ricketson, 1989) aka Kiss the Night; Patsy Stephens, Warwick Moss, Garry Aron Cook, Imogen Annesley; prostitute falls in love with client
Blackfellas (James Ricketson, 1993) prod. Paul D. Barron et al.; John Moore (Doug), David Ngoombujarra (Floyd), Jaylene Riley (Polly), Ernie Dingo, Julie Hudspeth, John Hargreaves, Lisa Kinchela; AFI awards for Best Screenplay and Best Supporting Actor (Ngoombujarra)
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