Muriel’s Wedding

Muriel is one of Australia’s best loved characters. Overweight and plain, she is the butt of her friend’s jokes yet desperate for their acceptance. Growing up in a tacky coastal resort town hasn’t offered her many options as she resorts to petty crime to maintain appearances. Muriel’s domineering father regularly belittles her and destroying her…

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The Legend of Ben Hall

Ben Hall is drawn back into bushranging by the reappearance of his old friend John Gilbert. Reforming the gang, they soon become the most wanted men in Australian history. After two years on the road, bushranger Ben Hall considers surrendering to the law when his old friend John Gilbert entices him back into the game.…

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One Night The Moon

Set in the 1930s Australian Outback, starring singer Paul Kelly as a farmer newly settled in the area. He is the father of a girl, Emily (Memphis Kelly, his real life daughter), who disappears in the outback. This is a film about a young, white girl who got lost in the outback and died due…

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Mary and Max

A wonderful animated film by the master storyteller, Adam Elliott. This is a tale of friendship between two unlikely penpals: plump, myopic eight-year old little Mary (voiced by Toni Collette) growing up in suburban Melbourne and fortysomething Max Horovitz (Philip Seymour Hoffman), an obese, friendless New York man with Aspergers syndrome. Lonely and unloved, Mary…

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No Worries

Young Matilda is a gutsy Australian country kid whose world shatters when the rural recession forces her parents from their land. Many local farmers have already gone bust, but her parents are just about holding on – until the Federal Government drops the wool price. A severe dust storm kills a lot of their stock.…

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Early Winter

David, a man in his forties, lives a predictable life with his wife Maya and their two children who seem to leave a mess wherever they go. To please his wife with the latest gadgets, he works solitary shift work, days and nights, as a janitor in a retirement home sitting patiently and comforting the…

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BMX Bandits

An absolute dead-set Aussie classic. Here is a film that combined the fun of riding BMX bikes fast with the excitement of committing crimes gnarly and doing something for the local kids. This is the film that introduced fans to Nicole Kidman in what is widely considered her finest role as a trolly collector and…

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The Legend of Dogwoman

Something is rotten in the town of Jindarup. Harry Bowman, the old Dog Man, has gone missing. Margaret, the legendary Dogwoman, returns to her old home town to find out whats happened to her friend and mentor. Rumours abound. Most people believe that hes been killed by a wild beast, possibly the supposedly extinct thylacine.…

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Don’t Tell

A film that delves into the true story of one woman’s legal case that broke the silence on child sex abuse in Queensland. Based on true events that changed the law. Based on lawyer Stephen Roche’s book ‘Don’t Tell’ is the story of a survivor, Lyndal (Sara West), a young woman sexually abused as an…

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Lion

The film that has re-written all the records and thrust debut director Garth Davis into the spotlight with global box office receipts making this film both a standout critically and commercially. As Leigh Paatsch writes, It has been way too long since Australian cinema found a true story the world needed to hear, and then…

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