You Better Take Cover

You Better Take Cover (2015)

The Story of Men at Work and a Little Kookaburra.

  • Genre: Music, Documentary
  • Release Date: 2015-05-04
  • Runtime: 0h 29min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Vernal Equinox Records
  • Production Country: Australia
  • Directors: Harry Hayes, Lee Simeone.


A film about Men At Work, their hit single Down Under, and the Kookaburra controversy. The band were sued for copyright infringement and faced the label of 'plagiarists', 35 years after their success. An examination of the organic development of the song, its commercial success and cultural significance and questions the relationship between art and law, influence and copyright.

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  • Martin Armiger

    as Himself
  • Brian Edmond

    as Himself
  • Alec Gilbert

    as Himself
  • Greg Ham

    as Himself
  • Jerry Speiser

    as Himself
  • Ron Strykert

    as Himself
Directing Harry Hayes Director
Directing Lee Simeone Director