"Featuring over 3 hours of extended interviews"-- Cover."If you love sport, you won't be able to wipe the smile off your face"-- Cover.Cast: Jimi Bani, Deborah Mailman, Ewen Leslie, Tom Budge, charles Passi, Rob Carlton, Colin Friels, Mairanda Otto.Credits: Written and presented by John Clarke ; produced by Andrea Denholm and Lavinia Rich ; director Bruce Permezel.R-112874-9.Summary: Australia is a sporting nation, which means, in order to be a properly accredited member of society, with human rights and so on, you've got to either play sport or watch sport. Over three x 1 hour episodes, John Clarke, arguably Australia?s greatest natural athlete, looks at why Australia takes its sport so seriously. John meets legendary sporting heroes, sports fans, sporting sages and sporting cynics and asks them why sport matters so much. He discovers that the story of Australian sport has all the elements of great drama: a rich golden age, a crisis that threatens its very existence and a re-emergence against colossal odds.The Australian Broadcasting Corporation presents a Blackfella Films production in association with Screen Queensland and Screen NSW.