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koniec {m} świataback of beyond [Br.] [coll.]
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Translation for 'back of beyond' from English to Polish

back of beyond [Br.] [coll.]
koniec {m} świata
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  • John Heyer's "The Back of Beyond" is a landmark in Australian documentary.
  • His most significant films include "The Cane-cutters" and "The Valley is Ours", made for the Australian National Film Board and both screened at the 1949 Cannes Film Festival, and the award-winning "The Back of Beyond".
  • "Land of My Fathers" (first performed 2018), "Lovefuries" (first performed 2004), "The Battle of the Crows" (first performed 1998), "Bite or Suck" (first performed 1997) and "The Back of Beyond" (first performed 1996).
  • Equivalent terms include "beyond the black stump" and "dingo woop woop" (also Australia), "the boondocks" (Southern United States) and "out in the sticks" or "the back of beyond" (UK).
  • Tom Kruse and the track were immortalised in "The Back of Beyond", the 1954 documentary film made by John Heyer.
  • From 1996 to 1998 he portrayed, in the popular "Ballykissangel", the struggles of a young English Roman Catholic priest assigned as curate to a church in Ireland's 'back of beyond'.
  • Afterwards it might have been given a Russian folk etymology, combining "t'ma" (darkness) and "tarakan" (cockroach), to mean metaphorically 'the back of beyond', the sense that Vladimir Mayakovsky gives it.
  • The Outback can also be referred to as "back of beyond" or "back o' Bourke", although these terms are more frequently used when referring to something a long way from anywhere, or a long way away.
  • In 2013 its successor "At the back of Beyond" was again nominated for this prestigious award.
  • An adolescent boy (Phoring, Bengali for "Grasshopper") grows up in a back-of-beyond township in North Bengal.
  • In 1954 Bejah was featured in the award-winning documentary film "The Back of Beyond", directed by John Heyer.
  • Copeland also painted landscapes and in 1946 was awarded the Bledisloe Medal for her oil painting "Back of Beyond".
  • The band's debut album, "The Back of Beyond", was released in March 2007.
  • He became known nationally as the result of John Heyer's 1954 film "The Back of Beyond".
  • Biyi Bandele (born Biyi Bandele-Thomas; 13 October 1967 – 7 August 2022 He was the author of several novels, beginning with "The Man Who Came in From the Back of Beyond" (1991), as well as writing stage plays, before turning his focus to filmmaking.
  • A constantly repeated theme in the book's background are the social, cultural and physical differences between these two locations: Norrland is more sedate, conservative and slow-moving in comparison with the cosmopolitan Stockholm; a Stockholmer having to live for an extended period in Norrland feels "exiled to the back of beyond"; Norrland is also colder, and a Stockholmer coming there must urgently buy warmer clothes (a theme highlighted also in "As It Is in Heaven)"; Norrlanders often speak regional dialects which Stockholm people find nearly incomprehensible; Stockholm people look down their noses at "a working class boy from Norrland" even when he had lived many years in Stockholm.
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Contains translations by TU Chemnitz and Mr Honey's Business Dictionary (German-English only).
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