WorldCat Identities

Otto, Barry 1941-

Works: 59 works in 172 publications in 6 languages and 4,836 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  History  War films  Western films  Comedy films  Animated films  Children's films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Barry Otto
Australia by Baz Luhrmann( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 2,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In northern Australia at the beginning of World War II, an English aristocrat inherits a cattle station the size of Maryland. When English cattle barons plot to take her land, she reluctantly joins forces with a rough-hewn stock-man to drive 2,000 head of cattle across hundreds of miles of the country's most unforgiving land, only to still face the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by the Japanese forces that had attacked Pearl Harbor only months earlier
Strictly ballroom by Baz Luhrmann( Visual )

22 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A championship ballroom dancer who's breaking all the rules and his ugly duckling dancing partner make their dreams come true together
Blinky Bill : the movie( Visual )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Blinky Bill, an adventurous young koala, discovers a mysterious marker that hints at his dad's whereabouts, he embarks on a journey that takes him into the wild and dangerous Outback. He befriends Nutsy, a zoo koala, and Jacko, a nervous frill necked lizard. Pursued by a vengeful cat who has a personal score to settle with Blinky, the trio must learn to work together if they ever want to survive the rugged Australian landscape and find Blinky's father!
Cosi( Visual )

19 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The acclaimed comedy about a circle of friends just crazy enough to follow an impossible dream
$9.99 by Tatia Rosenthal( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and Hebrew and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unemployed 20-something man finds that the answers to the meaning of life can be found in a book. Soon his path crosses some of his more unusual neighbors, all looking for something missing in their lives
Lilian's story by Jerzy Domaradzki( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Norwegian and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For 40 years Lilian Singer has been locked up in a mental hospital by her father. Left to her own devices she has lived in a world of torment and despair completely shut off from the outside world. When Lilian's release is eventually secured by her eccentric Aunt Kitty and her brother John, she faces the great unknown and embraces it with passion and courage"--Container
Bliss by Ray Lawrence( Visual )

16 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black comedy about an executive's return to life after his heart attack, only to find his family and friends had turned his world upside down
The marsupials( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The race is on as a colony of marsupial werewolves attempts to outwit and outlast their human counterparts in this offbeat horror film
Three blind mice by Matthew Newton( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam, Dean, and Harry are three naval officers on shore leave in Sydney after six months at sea. Tomorrow morning, they're shipping out for Iraq. Tonight, two of them are making the best of it. One may be making a run for it. And for all three, it'll be a final night of women, poker, family dinners, and a dark secret that will change their lives forever
Kiss or kill( Visual )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nikki and Al are lovers and small time scammers. When a routine job goes badly wrong, leaving a man dead in a hotel room, they decide to head west across the barren Nullabor Plain. With cops on their tail they overnight at a motel. Next morning the motel owner is dead: murdered. Nikki and Al begin to suspect each other of the killings
South solitary( Visual )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty five and unmarried, Meredith Appleton (Miranda Otto) arrives on the remote island of South Solitary with her lighthouse keeper uncle, George Wadsworth (Barry Otto). She tries to make the best of a bad situation but wild weather and misadventure conspire against her, leaving Meredith marooned on the desolate island with the enigmatic assistant keeper Fleet (Marton Csokas). Brought together by unfortunate circumstances, they discover they have a lot more in common than they originally suspected
Bliss by Drew Barrymore( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following a four minute clinical death from heart attack, Harry Joy (Barry Otto) returns to life finding the certainties of his former existence have vanished. His marriage is in ruins, his son swaps drugs for sex with his daughter, and all around him people are dying from cancer. Harry is convinced he is in hell and it takes an angel in the form of an ex-prostitute called Honey Barbera to return him to bliss
Rogue by Greg McLean( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When a group of tourists stumble into the remote Australian river territory of an enormous crocodile, the deadly creature traps them on a tiny mud island with the tide quickly rising and darkness descending. As the hungry predator closes in, they must fight for survival against all odds"--Container
Vietnam by Pilot productions( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictional account of the effect of the war in Vietnam on one soldier and his family
Global haywire : a short history of planet malfunction by Bruce Petty( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary fable, threading live action and animation to tell a tale of how East and West has reached the present crisis point
The more things change...( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fed up with the pressures of inner-city living and the suburban sprawl, Lex (AFI Award winner Barry Otto, Strictly Ballroom) and Connie (AFI Award winner Judy Morris, Eye Of The Storm) attempt to make a break and pursue a bold new lifestyle in the country. A major sacrifice, Lex gives up his job but Connie keeps her high-profile publishing position - making the daily commute to the city from their newly purchased country farmhouse. In an attempt to guide the family towards self-sufficiency, Lex puts in the hard yards on the farm whilst looking after their young son Nicholas. However, things soon get too much for Lex to manage and Connie hires a live-in nanny to keep an eye on Nicholas. Spritely and pregnant, Geraldine (AFI Award winner Victoria Longley, Celia) establishes herself as a dedicated au pair, but harbours her own personal secrets that are set to provide certain frictions to the otherwise tranquil household dynamic
The custodian( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Quinlan is a highly respected, dedicated cop. He is however depressed about his private and professional life, and the two are most definitely linked. Quinlan is one of the few honest cops that isn't on the take (something his wife just cannot handle - why should they be honest paupers while his colleagues live like kings?) But Quinlan knows the score. His closest friend, Det. Sgt. Frank Church is in it up to his neck. It becomes all too much for Quinlan. He must do something, whatever the cost, as he doesn't know how far up the chain of command the rot of corruption goes. His life will never be the same again, but that's the price he's willing to pay. He lies, cheats and bends the rules, because he's the last of the honest cops
Howling III( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The race is on as a colony of marsupial werewolves attempts to outwit and outlast their human counterparts in this offbeat horror film
Howling trilogy : the Howling III: marsupials, the howling V: the Rebirth. & the howling VI: The freaks( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The howling VI : the freaks: When a drifter named Ian comes to the rural town of Canton Bluff, he finds work fixing up the local church. But when the owner of a traveling carnival finds out Ian's terrible secret, he blackmails him into becoming part of his sideshow-- but it turns out the carnival owner may have a secret of his own
Love's brother( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gentle, romantic fable about love, destiny and the first espresso machine in Australia. In a small town in the 50's, two Italian brothers work hard to build a new life in this country. In southern Italy, a young woman is about to travel 12,000 miles to escape the poverty of her tiny village and marry one of the brothers, based on only a letter and a photograph he has sent her. The question is - which brother? (from the DVD cover notes)
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