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New South Wales Film and Television Office

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Works: 412 works in 669 publications in 1 language and 10,910 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Trials, litigation, etc  History  Biography 
Roles: Producer, Funder
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by New South Wales Film and Television Office
Bright star by Jane Campion( visu )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,584 libraries worldwide
Nineteenth century poet John Keats and the girl next door, Fanny Brawne, started out as unlikely lovers who were totally at odds with each other. However, when Brawne offers to help Keats nurse his seriously ill brother, the two soon became involved in an unstoppable romance that only his untimely death at age 25 could bring to a shattering end
Disgrace by Steve Jacobs( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 611 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
The black balloon by Elissa Down( visu )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 497 libraries worldwide
It's about the Mollison family, Army Dad, Simon, very pregnant Mum, Maggie, and sons Thomas, and Charlie. Charlie is autistic. The family has recently moved to the outer suburbs of Sydney, so Thomas has to fit into a new school yet again and cope with Charlie when Maggie has to rest up. Thomas's burgeoning relationship with Jackie, is going fine but Thomas is becoming increasingly resentful of the burdens placed on him by his brother. This is such a strong film. The role of Thomas is a knife-edge one, it could so easily be made unsympathetic, but RHYS WAKEFIELD makes us empathise with Thomas's agonies, and LUKE FORD makes Charlie both loveable and exasperating, another big achievement
The rage in Placid Lake ( visu )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 476 libraries worldwide
A comedy drama about two parentally neglected teenagers, Placid Lake and Gemma, who find the courage to believe in themselves
Little fish by Rowan Woods( visu )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 461 libraries worldwide
After years of treading water in her career and redeeming herself after a troubled past, Tracy Heart sets a goal of owning her own business. Her goals are torn apart by the return of her ex-boyfriend and the criminal intentions of her brother
Candy by Neil Armfield( visu )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 419 libraries worldwide
Dan is a poet who falls in love with two kinds of Candy: a woman of the same name and heroin. As Dan goes from a smart-aleck to someone trying to find a vein to inject, Candy changes from an actress to a streetwalker and then a madwoman. Starting in Sydney, the two eventually end up in Melbourne to try and go clean, but they fail. This leads them to turn to finding money and heroin, while other posessions and attachments become unimportant
The square by Nash Edgerton( visu )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 395 libraries worldwide
Ray is in a loveless marriage and hopes to escape the monotony when he begins a torrid affair with next-door neighbor Carla. Although she is married to a low-level mobster, she also seeks a little excitement. Ray's moral values are tested to the limit when Carla presents him with a bag of cash from one of her husband's latest crimes. What was to be an opportunity to take the money and run, soon becomes a matter of arson, murder, and blackmail
Beneath clouds by Ivan Sen( visu )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 328 libraries worldwide
Blue eyed, fair skinned Lena is the daughter of an Aboriginal mother, living in a small country town.She longs for the romantic ideal of her absent father and his Irish heritage. When her home life feels set to implode, she hits the road with little money, a backpack and a photo of her dad. When Lena misses her bus to Sydney, she meets up with Vaughn, an Aboriginal teenager who has run away from a minimum-security prison in the desperate hope of reaching his ill mother. Like many young Aboriginal men, Vaughn is hardened by his anger at the world. Initially the two reluctant travelling companions are suspicious and wary of each other, but their journey, mostly by foot and the odd lift, builds an understanding between them
Australia Land beyond time ( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 322 libraries worldwide
Australia is the world's largest island and smallest continent. It is an exotic and intriguing land shaped by it's isolation from all other lands. With thousands of miles of red desert sand dunes that characterize its famous Outback and lush coastal rainforests rich in unique wildlife, Australia is a place of extremes. Go on a breathtaking journey back in time to witness the birth and evolution of a mysterious land that harbors remnants of Earth's earliest life and many of its strangest creatures that exist nowhere else on the planet
Oscar and Lucinda by Peter Carey( visu )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 305 libraries worldwide
Oscar is an Anglican priest who gambles discreetly and donates his winnings to help the poor. Lucinda is an Australian businesswoman who boldly defies the rules of 19th-century society. When they meet over an innocent game of cards, their passion for gambling leads them both down a road of romance, chance and fate that changes their lives forever
He died with a felafel in his hand ( visu )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 293 libraries worldwide
A renter seeks love, meaning and bathroom solitude through a series of shared housing experiences in a succession of cities on the east coast of Australia
Romulus, my father by Raimond Gaita( visu )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 284 libraries worldwide
Based on Raimond Gaita's critically acclaimed memoir. It is the tale of a boy trying to balance a universe described by his deeply moral father, against the experience of heartbreaking absence and neglect from his mother
Death defying acts Houdini's secret ( visu )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 279 libraries worldwide
Mary McGarvie is a beautiful con artist who, with the help of her young daughter, fools audiences into believing she is psychic. The legendary magician Harry Houdini comes to town with a skeptic's challenge. He is going to give $10,000 to anyone who can correctly 'channel' his mother's dying words. Mary accepts the challenge. Houdini enters into a passionate affair with the charming clairvoyant even as he prepares for the most dangerous stunt of his career
The incredible journey of Mary Bryant ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 228 libraries worldwide
In 1788, Mary Bryant, a starving young Cornwall girl, is convicted of a petty crime and sentenced to seven years in the Australian penal colony of Botany Bay. When Mary initiates an escape, she embarks on an arduous four thousand-mile journey toward freedom in a tragic and triumphant story that would make her one of history's most fascinating and courageous unsung heroines.--Container
Somersault by Cate Shortland( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 228 libraries worldwide
After making a misjudged advance towards her mother's boyfriend, 16-year-old Heidi flees her home for the small Australian ski town of Jindabyne. Her self destructive tendancies surface, and her fragile new world threatens to come tumbling down
Forbidden lie$ ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 220 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
The waiting city ( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
When Ben and Fiona journey to Calcutta to pick up their adopted baby, the intoxicating power of the chaotic city pulls them apart. Forced to confront the rift forming between them, the couple ultimately rediscovers themselves and finds true happiness
Introducing the Dwights ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
Shy, warm-hearted, good-looking Tim Dwight has two women crazy about him. One is a dream girl named Jill. The other is his mum, Jean, a bawdy aging comedienne who doesn't realize she's past her sell-by date for a big break. As Jean tries to make it in show biz, she also struggles to hold her family, including Tim and his disabled brother Mark, together. Will the arrival of Tim's dream girl bust them up?
Selling sickness ( visu )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
Off-air recording of television program broadcast on October 5, 2004 and date copied on October 19, 2004 made by : Bundoora, Vic. : La Trobe University, The Borchardt Library. OA2004-343
Walking on water ( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
Chalie and Anna are Gavin's two best friends. They made a pact to assist the terminally ill Gavin to die when the time came. However, despite a massive dose of morphine, Gavin stays alive. Charlie ends up using a plastic bag to suffocate Gavin, hardly the dignified death they had planned. Thus begins an emotional roller coaster ride during which Charlie and Anna are forced to face the true meaning of friendship, loyalty and love
 
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FTO
New South Wales Film & Television Office
New South Wales Film and Television Office
NSW Film and Television Office
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