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South Australian Film Corporation

Works: 832 works in 1,367 publications in 4 languages and 17,153 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  War films  Historical films  History  Romantic comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Horror films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about South Australian Film Corporation
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Most widely held works by South Australian Film Corporation
Breaker Morant by Bruce Beresford( Visual )

54 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 1,599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the brutal death of a British captain in the Boer War in South Africa in 1901, Lt. Harry Morant leads his unit in pursuit of the Boers, attacks their camp, and has a captive executed. Other executions and deaths lead to the arrest and trial of Morant and two other lieutenants in this dramatization based on true events
Picnic at Hanging Rock by Peter Weir( Visual )

22 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and held by 1,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Valentine's Day picnic at an ancient volcanic outcropping turns to disaster for the residents of Mrs. Appleyard's school when a few young girls inexplicably vanish on Hanging Rock."--Container
Shine by Scott Hicks( Visual )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Australian pianist David Helfgott. He experiences a nervous breakdown and is hospitalized, but later returns to the concert hall
Red Dog by Louis De Bernires( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Incredible true story of a wandering, dust-covered Kelpie who hitched his way to the mining town of Dampier and into the hearts of each and every one of its residents ... A great emotional tale of adventure, love and lasting friendship"--Container
The boys are back by Scott Hicks( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the unexpected death of his wife, a sportswriter finds himself consumed with grief and completely unprepared to raise his rambunctious 6 year-old son. Determined to bring joy back into their lives, he takes a no rules approach to parenting. Then his estranged teenage son comes to visit, into a home filled with love and chaos
Ten canoes by Julie Ryan( Visual )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and Australian languages and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten canoes tells the story of the people of the Arafura swamp, in their language, and is set a long time before the coming of the Balanda, as white people were known. Dayindi covets one of the wives of his older brother. To teach him the proper way, he is told a story from the mythical past, a story of wrong love, kidnapping, sorcery, bungling mayhem and revenge gone wrong
Disgrace by Steve Jacobs( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor David Lurie is a man whose world is shattered when he is fired for seducing a college student. He finds peace at his estranged daughter's modest farm in South Africa until a horrific incident of terror and violence forces Lurie to confront his beliefs and the disturbing racial complexities of the new South Africa
Oranges and sunshine( Visual )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Margaret Humphreys is an ordinary social worker from Nottingham who uncovers one of the most significant social scandals of recent times - the organised deportation of children from the UK to Australia. Oranges and Sunshine is the story of one woman's determination and perserverance to reunite thousands of families, bring authorities to account and ultimately draw worldwide attention to a shocking miscarriage of justice"--Container
Wolf Creek by Greg McLean( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kristy, Ben and Liz are three friends in their twenties who set out to hike through the scenic Wolf Creek National Park in the Australian Outback. Trouble begins when they get back from their hike to find that their car won't start. The trio think they have a way out when they run into a friendly local bushman named Mick Taylor, but what Mick has in mind for them has nothing to do with friendliness. The trio discover that their real troubles have just begun
December boys by Rod Hardy( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the classic Michael Noonan novel, December Boys is a story of four orphan teenagers all born in the same month - growing up behind the closed doors of a Catholic convent in outback Australia. For years, the boys watch younger kids leave with their newly adopted parents and have come to the realisation their time may never come. The Reverend Mother gives the boys something to look forward to by sending them to visit the seaside for the first time
Opal dream by Ben Rice( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kellyanne, a young girl growing up in the Australian Outback, is very attached to her two imaginary friends, but when her father loses them after taking them to the mine while Kellyanne is at a party, her health begins to deteriorate and it is up to her brother to rally the whole town to find the missing Dingan and Pobby
Hey hey it's Esther Blueburger( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A smart, rueful and dead-on portrait of life's unending quest to fit in ... and the girl who solves it by completely breaking out. Esther Blueburger's quest begins when she escapes from her own Bat Mitzvah party and is befriended by Sunni, the effortlessly cool girl who is everything Esther thinks she wants to be. With the help of Sunni, Esther goes AWOL from her ordinary life and leaves her malfunctioning Jewish family to hang out with Sunni's far breezier and super-hip single mum Mary, and attend Sunni's forbidden public school as a Swedish exchange student
Look both ways by Justin Clarke( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mix of animation and live action, set over a scorchingly hot weekend, when people dealing with unexpected events find their lives intersecting. Nick (William McInnes) visits a doctor for a routine medical and is given a devastating diagnosis, but has to wait until Monday for specialist advice. Meryl (Justine Clarke), returning from a funeral, has until Monday to finish her project or lose her job. Andy (Anthony Hayes) is thrown by his girlfriend's ultimatum and has to consider the news of her unplanned pregnancy. The convergence of their paths creates an intriguing picture, intimate, universal and uplifting
The tracker by Rolf De Heer( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gulpilil one red blood: A documentary on Australian actor David Gulpilil, taking special note of Gulpilil's path between his highly acclaimed professional career and his Aboriginal traditions and culture
Innocence by Paul Cox( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Con el tiempo la inocencia del primer amor se pierde, pero por algo no se puede olvidar, Andreas Borg, es un organista y maestro de música retirado, que descubre que su primer verdaddero amor Claire vive en la misma ciudad que él. Cincuenta años después que ellos compartieron una relación apasionada en la post-guerra de Bélgica, Andreas le escribe una carta y ella responde dudando a la propuesta de verse otra vez, pero pronto resurge el amor que no ha desaparecido y parece que nada a cambiado aunque inevitablemente todo lo ha hecho..."--Envase
The Snowtown murders( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on horrifying crimes discovered in Snowtown, Australia in 1999. The film follows a mother raising her three boys in a poor suburb. She takes up with a new man, hoping for security but instead welcoming a vicious predator into her home. An uncompromising look at the alarming circumstances that led to the notorious crimes
McLeod's daughters( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claire and Tess, two sisters who were separated as children, are reunited when they inherit Drover's Run, a large Australian cattle property passed down for generations. Together they assemble an all-female workforce and face the challenges of the land
The shiralee( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fiercely independent man reluctantly takes his daughter on the road with him to the Australian outback while he looks for work
Forbidden lie$( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norma Khouri won fame and fortune with her 'true story', Forbidden love, about a shocking honor killing in Jordan. The book was a runaway best seller and became the toast of the literary world. Until July 2004, when esteemed Sydney Morning Herald journalist Malcolm Knox exposed her book as a work of fiction, and her protagonist, a figment of her imagination. Now, Khouri is fighting for credibility and offers to go to Jordan to prove that Dalia existed and that the incident really took place
Storm boy by Henri Safron( Visual )

20 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in English and French and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten-year-old Mike (Storm Boy) lives with his recluse father on South Australia's lonely and beautiful coast. Here his free spirit roams with his pet pelican Mr. Percival and his secret Aboriginal friend Fingerbone Bill. He knows no other world. Suddenly there are intruders, the local school teacher who wants him to take lessons, a resentful wildlife ranger, duck shooters ... Mike is forced to choose between a life of continued isolation and the challenges of the outside world
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The boys are back
Alternative Names
Film Corporation

Film Corporation South Australia


South Australian Film

The South Australian Film Corporation.

McLeod's daughters