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Haywood, Chris 1948-

Works: 100 works in 265 publications in 5 languages and 3,393 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  Film adaptations  War films  Military history  Action and adventure films  History  Made-for-TV movies  Biographical films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Costume designer, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Publications about Chris Haywood
Publications by Chris Haywood
Most widely held works by Chris Haywood
Jindabyne by Ray Lawrence( visu )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 605 libraries worldwide
A group of men discover the body of an Aborigine girl in an Australian fishing hole. Instead of reporting the murder right away, they wait until they've filled their coolers with fish. Their inaction sets off a scandal that threatens to tear them apart
Molokai : the story of "Father Damien" ( visu )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and French and held by 461 libraries worldwide
In the late 1800s, Father Damien spends his life ministering to a leper colony on Molokai
The navigator : a medieval odyssey ( visu )
29 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 330 libraries worldwide
A time-travel adventure that begins in 14th century England, where the dreaded Black Death is wiping out whole cities all over Europe. A group of desperate villagers led by the vision of a young boy, sets off for a remote cave where they hope to find the answer to escaping the plague. They emerge in a bustling 20th century city
Beneath Hill 60 by L. Will Davies( visu )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 320 libraries worldwide
The true story of Oliver Woodward and the 1st Australian Tunnelling Company
Breaker Morant ( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 308 libraries worldwide
Three Australian lieutenants are court martialed for executing prisoners as a way of deflecting attention from war crimes committed by their superior officers. Based on a play and true story
Newsfront by Phillip Noyce( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
The newsreel cameramen were unsung heroes who raced to beat headlines and defied dangers to capture moments on film for moviegoers. They captured historic moments but when a new technology called television arrived, their days were numbered. Tells the story of two such Australian journalists who filmed the historical events of two turbulent decades
The diaries of Vaslav Nijinsky ( visu )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
"Based on the diary Cahiers, Nijinsky explores the mind of a genius on the outer edge of reason. Through the use of visual imagery seen from Nijinsky's point of view, the film reflects salient moments of his life through the characters he danced as well as his personal relationships with his wife, daughter, in-laws, and his mentor/lover, the notorious impresario Diaghelev"--Container
The cars that ate Paris by Peter Weir( visu )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Black comedy about an Australian town that survives by deliberately contriving car accidents and selling the parts
Malcolm by Nadia Tass( visu )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Malcolm, a simple genius, loses his job at a Melbourne tram depot after building his own one-man tram and taking to the streets. With funds dwindling, Malcolm is forced to take in a lodger, Frank - a small-time criminal, who moves in with girlfriend Judith. Frank soon realises that Malcolm's mechanical wizardry can help his career. The result is a series of oddball but unsuccessful robberies that culminates in the heist of the decade. DVD
Kiss or kill ( visu )
20 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 82 libraries worldwide
Nikki and Al are a pair of young con artists who earn their living by ripping off businessmen whom Nikki picks up in bars. When one of their targets accidentally dies, the couple is forced to flee. When everyone they encouter starts to turn up dead, the desparate pair begin to suspect each other
Paradise found ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Dissatisfied with his work as a stockbroker in Paris, Gauguin gives up his lucrative job to further his self-taught painting skills. As his dreams to revolutionize the art world ruin him and his family, he discovers he must travel afar to succeed
Don Quixote of La Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( visu )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Cervantes' masterpiece tells of a Spanish nobleman's adventures as a hapless knight touring medieval Spain. Followed by his squire, Sancho Panza, this utterly mad old gentleman of La Mancha ventures forth in ancient armor to "defend the right" as he sees it
Man of flowers ( visu )
7 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
"Charles Bremer is a recluse and collector of rare flowers and objects d'art. Loved and smothered by his mother, the past remains as real to him as his present life ... a film about the confrontation between modern art and traditional art; between modern love and traditional love; between modern life and traditional life. A film about art, insanity, loneliness and sex."--Container verso
Besieged : the Ned Kelly story ( visu )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Considered as both outlaw and hero during his life, Ned Kelly has become an iconic figure in Australian history - His exploits inspire both aw and fury
Don Quixote by Niu rui ye fu( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
"The classic tale of a man's dream, an epic journey and one true love."--Container
Waterfront ( visu )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
A two part mini-series set in Melbourne in 1928. The waterside workers are on strike and Italian immigrants are being used as scab labour to keep the wharves open. It is a time of industrial and political strife, deprivation, violence, bigotry, hatred and love. Amidst the turmoil a wharfie, Maxey Woodbury (who acts as the narrator) and an Italian girl have an unlikely love affair. The reconstruction of this industrial clash is seen from the point of view of the workers, but it also looks at events from the migrant's position
Cyclone Tracy ( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Depicts the events of Christmas Eve and Day 1974, when Cyclone Tracy ripped through Darwin
Emerald City ( visu )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Tells the tale of two couples and their desperate search to keep in tune with modern day pressures, without sacrificing modern day pleasures
Sweet talker ( visu )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
When scam artist Harry Reynolds gets out of jail, he makes his way to the depressed village of Beachport, where according to a local myth, an old Portugese treasure ship lies buried in the sand. Harry is an old pro at manipulating situations to his advantage, but he doesn't anticipate how deeply he will be affected by the relationship he develops with a young boy and his mother
The removalists by David Williamson( visu )
5 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
David Williamsons powerful story of a police constable and a seasoned sergeant as they are drawn into a domestic dispute
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English (117)
Spanish (6)
French (3)
Italian (2)
German (1)
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