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South Australian Film Corporation

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Works: 945 works in 1,571 publications in 3 languages and 18,293 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  Coming-of-age films  Biographical films  Historical films  Comedy films  Television programs  Action and adventure films  Horror films 
Roles: Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Breaker Morant by Bruce Beresford( visu )
59 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in English and held by 1,836 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
Picnic at Hanging Rock by Peter Weir( visu )
23 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,383 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
Red Dog by Louis De Bernières( visu )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 985 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( visu )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 907 libraries worldwide
After the unexpected death of his wife, a sportswriter finds himself consumed with grief and completely unprepared to raise two boys. Determined to bring joy back into their lives, he takes a 'just say yes' approach to parenting. And as freedom reigns, chaos ensues
Ten Canoes by Rolf De Heer( visu )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and Australian languages and held by 840 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( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 619 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 by Screen Australia and Little Gaddesden Productions( visu )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 590 libraries worldwide
The unforgettable true story of Margaret Humphreys, a social worker who uncovered one of the most controversial scandals of recent times: the organized deportation of innocent children from the UK to Australia, where they were thought to be lost in the system forever. Against overwhelming odds, and with little regard for her own safety, Humphreys reunited thousands of families and brought worldwide attention to a corrupt system and an extraordinary miscarriage of justice
Wolf Creek by Greg McLean( visu )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 574 libraries worldwide
"Inspired by Australia's most gruesome true crime stories, writer/producer/director Greg McLean has created a benchmark of modern horror, unflinching in its brutality and devastating in its psychological impact. Mick Taylor is an outback force, a loner, a larrikin and an expert hunter. For years he hunted wild boars for a living but now he has switched to a different beast, tourists being his speciality. Mich greets his prey with a wry smile and a laid back charm, lures them back to his remote campsite... and shuttered from the prying eyes of the world, carries out acts of unspeakable horror. Mick Taylor kills for fun, but never quickly"--Container
December boys by Rod Hardy( visu )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 484 libraries worldwide
In the late 1960s, four orphan boys go for a holiday by the sea on the South Australian coast. Since they share the same birth month, the orphanage calls them December boys. But these teens--Maps, Spit, Spark and Misty--have much more in common. With no hopes of ever joining a family, they form their own familial bonds. Then the unexpected news comes that a young couple may adopt one of them, and the long-time pals suddenly share something else: a rivalry to be the chosen one
Opal dream by Ben Rice( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 475 libraries worldwide
Kellyanne has two of the best friends in the world. The only problem is that nobody sees them but her. When her father leaves them in an opal mine, it's up to Kellyanne's brother to rally the town to find these two imaginary friends
ANZAC girls ( visu )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 453 libraries worldwide
Based on true events, this uplifting drama tells the story of five Australian and New Zealand nurses during World War I. Drawing on the real participants' diaries and letters, this six-part drama celebrates the contributions of women to the war effort
Hey hey it's Esther Blueburger ( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 440 libraries worldwide
Hey, Hey It's Esther Blueburger is a hilarious coming of age comedy that explores what it's really like to be an outsider in your own world. Esther (newcomer Danielle Catanzariti) is not like other girls; she befriends a duck, talks to God through the toilet and break-dances at her bat-mitzvah. Her school is a daily torment of mind-numbing conformity and bell-ringing rituals. Home is a pressure cooker driven by her mother Grace's (Essie Davis) demand for perfection. But life changes when Esther meets uber hip Sunni, (Keisha Castle- Hughes) and her off beat single mother Mary (Toni Collette) and slips out of her oppressive all-girls private school and into a public one under the guise of a foreign exchange student. She learns that it's ok to be different and that being true to yourself is more important than fitting in
Look both ways by Justin Clarke( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 339 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( visu )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 315 libraries worldwide
The tracker: An Aborigine tracker is teamed with three mounted policemen to search for a fugitive suspected of murdering a white woman. A study in archetypes and stereotypes, as each individual moves closer to their own primal emotions and instincts as they move further into the outback. When the searchers come into contact with the native peoples of the wilderness, their urges find new and brutal outlets
Tracks by John Curran( visu )
3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in Italian and English and held by 295 libraries worldwide
In 1977, Robyn Davidson travels from Alice Springs across 2,700 kilometres (1,700 miles) of Australian deserts to the Indian Ocean with her dog and four camels. National Geographic photographer Rick Smolan documents her journey
Innocence by Kao ge si( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 283 libraries worldwide
After more than forty years apart, Andreas and Claire embark on an affair as reckless and intense as when they were young lovers
The Snowtown murders ( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 275 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 ( visu )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 273 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
McLeod's daughters ( visu )
22 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 269 libraries worldwide
The honeymoon is over as the adventure in the Australian outback continues. After the birth of Nick's child with his old flame, Sally, he and Tess strain to keep their marriage together. Meanwhile, the arrival of the mysterious Regan pits McLeod versus McLeod as the girls try to save Drovers Run from their cousin's deceitful plans. Even greater shocks are in store as Jodi learns the truth about her father and Stevie reveals a secret of her own
52 Tuesdays ( visu )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 248 libraries worldwide
Filmed over 52 consecutive Tuesdays with the non-profesional cast being given their scripts one week at a time, this Australian coming of age independent film centers on 16-year-old Billie's reluctant path to independence, accelerated when her mother reveals plans to gender transition and their time together becomes limited to Tuesday afternoons
 
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Film Corporation
Film Corporation South Australia
SAFC
South Australian Film
The South Australian Film Corporation.
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