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Film Victoria

Overview
Works: 521 works in 857 publications in 2 languages and 13,503 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Crime films  Gangster films  Television adaptations  Television programs  Television plays  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Motion pictures  Fiction 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications by Film Victoria
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Most widely held works by Film Victoria
Shine by Scott Hicks( visu )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,097 libraries worldwide
The story of Australian pianist David Helfgott. He experiences a nervous breakdown and is hospitalized, but later returns to the concert hall
Animal kingdom by David Michôd( visu )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,006 libraries worldwide
When seventeen year old J's mother dies of an overdose, he calls his grandmother, Janine "Smurf" Cody, who invites him to come live with her. A Ma Barker camouflaged as a cheery suburban grandmother, she dotes on her roguish boys, and looks to add J to the mix. The oldest is Pope, a gunman off his meds, unhinged drug dealer Craig, and baby-faced youngest Darren. The brothers, along with Pope's friend Baz have been running a very successful armed robbery business. J's just looking for a home, but he's caught between the sociopathic Pope and a cold, methodical police sergeant who wants the Cody's bad. Now J must become a survivalist, navigating unsteadily but instinctively between his unscrupulous grandmother and the dirty cops, trying to escape the poisonous grip of both
Muriel's wedding by P. J Hogan( visu )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 745 libraries worldwide
No one ever paid much attention to Muriel and her humdrum small town life, so she and her best friend Rhonda decide to leave it behind and head for the big city ... where they end up having the exciting adventure of their lives! What's more, soon everyone takes notice when Muriel becomes engaged to a handsome and popular sports hero!
Mary and Max by Adam Elliot( visu )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 656 libraries worldwide
Melbourne, 1976. Parce qu'elle est affligée d'une très voyante tache de vin au milieu du front, Mary Dinkle, huit ans, subit les railleries de ses camarades de classe. Un jour de profond ennui, la fillette ouvre un annuaire téléphonique américain et choisit au hasard un correspondant. Quelque temps plus tard, à New York, Max Horovitz, un vieux garçon souffrant lui aussi d'isolement, reçoit une lettre de Mary. Entre ces deux êtres que tout sépare, une amitié spontanée se noue, résistante aux années et même à l'internement de Max qui, dans la foulée, annonce à sa jeune correspondante être atteint du syndrome d'Asperger, une forme rare d'autisme. Les années passent et Mary se spécialise en maladies mentales. Quand elle publie un ouvrage de référence prenant Max comme cas de figure, ce dernier se sent trahi et l'exclut de son existence. Secouée et honteuse, Mary sombre dans une profonde dépression
Japanese story by Sue Brooks( visu )
8 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 573 libraries worldwide
In a remote Austrailian desert a geologist and a businessman strike a deal to go on a cross country journey together. As they encounter life or death situations, it is clear that neither of them will ever be the same person they were at the beginning
Noise ( visu )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 483 libraries worldwide
Noise: Two heinous crimes have left a suburban town reeling. As the local community enfolds itself in a shroud of secrecy, borne from fear and an untrammeled mistrust of authority, the police remain desperate for witnesses. Graham McGahan, a young police constable suffering from a chronic hearing problem, is stationed at a police caravan near the crime scene. Living on the periphery of the investigation, McGahan crosses paths with the people affected by the tragedies and gradually unravels a nightmare of guilt and suspicion that will involve him more than he could ever have imagined
A collection of 2005 Academy Award nominated short films ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 466 libraries worldwide
A collection of short films nominated for the 78th Annual Academy Awards, including the winning live action short and the winning animated short
Romper stomper by Geoffrey Wright( visu )
18 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 455 libraries worldwide
Drama about a neo-Nazi skinhead gang that wages war on Vietnamese immigrants in Melbourne
Look both ways by Sarah Watt( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 352 libraries worldwide
An innovative 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 silver stallion ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 297 libraries worldwide
A beautiful wild Australian mare gives birth to Thowra, an exceptional cream-colored foal, with a mane and tail that gleam silver in the moonlight. As Thowra grows through several seasons in the mountains the herd find survival difficult. The summer is worse, for that is when Man comes to try and capture Thowra, and becomes an obsession of mythic proportions
Romulus, my father by Raimond Gaita( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 283 libraries worldwide
Based on Raimond Gaita's critically acclaimed memoir, this film tells the story of Romulus, his beautiful wife, Christina, and their struggle in the face of great adversity to bring up their son, Raimond. It is, ultimately, a story of impossible love that celebrates the unbreakable bond between a father and a son
Innocence ( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 281 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 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 269 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
Kangaroo mob ( visu )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 245 libraries worldwide
Meet the mob of kangaroos moving into Australia's capital city and the ecologists following their every move. After 15 years of drought, Canberra's kangaroos have learned that parks, gardens, and private lawns are a reliable source of juicy grass, but it comes at a price. The life of an urban kangaroo is not easy. It requires learning to negotiate busy roads and avoiding cars and dogs. Over the course of one drought-stricken year, we follow mob leader Black Spot and kangaroo mom Madge as she tries to teach her two young joeys -- mischievous Sonny and tiny pouch-bound Alice -- the skills they will need to make it in the big city. But when the city announces a cull to control the growing numbers of kangaroos, their lives are in serious danger. Public opinion is polarized -- are the kangaroos pests that need to be eradicated, or a protected national icon to be saved at all costs? A local wildlife sanctuary promotes rehabilitation and release as a solution to the problem. And a team of government ecologists hopes to provide some answers with a 12-month study using GPS to track the mob's movements. Here is a look at what happens when human development encroaches on wildlife habitat and two very different species are forced to co-exist
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( visu )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
Macbeth is a modernisation of Shakespeare's masterful "Scottish play", a tale of greed, murder and insanity. Transported to the ganglands of modern day Melbourne, Australia, the story brings Shakespeare's diabolical plot into a modern context, as a loyal mob henchman takes the risk of his life to prematurely climb the ranks of his crime syndicate. Stars Sam Worthington as Macbeth, Victoria Hill as Lady Macbeth and Lachy Hulme as Macduff
Not quite Hollywood the wild, untold story of Ozploitation! by Mark Hartley( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 203 libraries worldwide
Fast moving journey through Australian genre cinema of the '70s and early '80s
Nature ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 197 libraries worldwide
Australia's bushfires that tore through Victoria in 2009 incinerated over a million acres of land, including mountain ash forest ecosystems. The immediate aftermath of this firestorm was devastation, millions of animals died. But burned and traumatized survivors nursed back to health at wildlife hospitals showed an ability to bounce back, and the damaged environment demonstrated an extraordinary capacity for healing itself
Strange bedfellows ( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 177 libraries worldwide
Two 'very straight' old timers (Hogan and Caton) have to learn how to pass as a loving gay couple after falsely claiming same-sex status to take advantage of newly leglislated tax laws
The mystery of a hansom cab ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 175 libraries worldwide
A human story of jealousy, blackmail, self-made men, frustrated ambitions and secrecy that takes place in Melbourne, Australia in the 19th century and involves an investigation into a homicide where the deceased was discovered on the inside of a hansom cab. The influential and secretive Frettlby family is at the center of the mystery, and the name of the killer himself is not as much significance in the story, as is the role of the Frettlby family and their secret
Proof by Jocelyn Moorhouse( visu )
8 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
A blind man whose deeply rooted mistrust of humanity prompts him to compulsively take photographs to document his world has the problem of finding someone he trusts to describe them to him
 
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