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The Dressmaker
Based on the best-selling novel by Rosalie Ham, THE DRESSMAKER is a bittersweet, comedy-drama set in early 1950s Australia. Tilly Dunnage, a beautiful and talented misfit, after many years working as a dressmaker in exclusive Parisian fashion houses, returns home…
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Lion
This Oscar-nominated family drama tells the story of Saroo, a young boy who gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of miles across India, away from home and family. Saroo must learn to survive alone in Kolkata, before…
Ali's Wedding
Ali dreams big - he wants to be with the girl he loves, but he's been promised to another girl at his father's mosque. He wants to be the great doctor that the community expects him to be, but he…
Strictly Ballroom
A top ballroom dancer pairs with a plain, left-footed local girl when his maverick style earns him the disdain of his more conventionally-minded colleagues. Together, the team gives it their all and makes dreams of the National Championship title come…
Jungle
Young Israeli Yossi Ghinsberg (Daniel Radcliffe) leaves a safe future behind to chase an improbable dream in the mysterious depths of the Amazon rainforest. For a year he journeys on the path well-travelled, but when he and two new fellow…
Jasper Jones
Adapted from Craig Silvey's bestselling Australian novel and featuring a stellar cast including Toni Collette, Hugo Weaving, Levi Miller, Angourie Rice, Dan Wyllie and Aaron McGrath, JASPER JONES is the story of Charlie Bucktin, a bookish boy of 14 living…
Undermined: Tales From The Kimberley
Australia's vast and unspoiled Kimberley region is under threat, with mining, pastoralism and irrigated agriculture driving an unprecedented land grab. UNDERMINED investigates the politics of an area branded "the future economic powerhouse of Australia", and what this means for our…
Attack Force Z
Mel Gibson commands an elite military team dispatched during WW II to locate and rescue the survivors of a shot down plane, stranded on a South Pacific island occupied by the Japanese. One of the castaways, a defecting Japanese official,…
Tracks
Starring Mia Wasikowska and based on the best selling memoir, TRACKS tells the inspirational story of Robyn Davidson's 2700 km solo trek through the remote Australian desert to the Indian Ocean. Aided only by her loyal dog Diggity, four unpredictable…
Remembering the Man - A True Story of Love and Loss
A story of love, loss and AIDS from a uniquely Australian perspective. In the 1970s, at a prestigious Catholic boys school in Melbourne, arty and flamboyant Tim Conigrave fell madly in love with the star of the school's football team...…
Singapore 1942: End of Empire
A 70th anniversary television event, Singapore 1942: End of Empire tells the story of those early shocking days of the Pacific War when belief in security and comfort from empire collapsed. For the first time this momentous 20th century battle,…
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West of Sunshine
Separated from his family and caught in a cycle of gambling and debt, Jim (Damian Hill) has less than a day to repay a violent loan shark. His day is turned upside down when he must look after his young…
Storm Boy
Storm Boy lives with his recluse father, Tom on the Coorong, a hundred kilometre stretch of beautiful windswept dunes where the Murray River meets the sea. Here his spirit roams with his pet pelican, Mr. Percival, and his Aboriginal friend,…
A Month of Sundays
Real estate agent Frank Mollard won't admit it, but he can't move on. Divorced but still attached, he can't sell a house in a property boom - much less connect with his teenage son. One night Frank gets a phone…
Caterpillar Wish
A coastal township full of secrets. A woman with a past. A child with questions. A man, too afraid to love. This winter, one wish will change everything. THE CATERPILLAR WISH is an intensely moving drama set in a small…
Girl Asleep
The world is closing in on 14 year-old Greta Driscoll. A teen at a cross roads, she can't bear to leave her childhood behind because it contains all the delightful things that give her comfort in this otherwise incomprehensible world.…
Walkabout
Nicolas Roeg's mystical masterpiece chronicles the physical, spiritual and emotional journey of a sister and brother abandoned in the harsh Australian outback. Under the pretense of having a picnic, a geologist takes his teenage daughter and 6-year-old son into the…
The Babadook
Where there is imagination, there is darkness and from within that darkness lurks a being of unfathomable terror ...close to home. Amelia (AFI Award-winner Essie Davis) is a single mother plagued by the violent death of her husband. When a…
Looking for Grace
When rebellious 16-year-old Grace (rising star Odessa Young) takes off, her exasperated mum and dad (the superb Radha Mitchell and Richard Roxburgh) enlist the help of a close-to-retirement detective, and begin the long drive from Perth out to the West…
They're a Weird Mob
Nino Culotta is an Italian immigrant who arrived in Australia with the promise of a job as a journalist on his cousin's magazine, only to find that when he gets there the magazine's folded, the cousins done a runner &…