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Film Finance Corporation Australia

Works: 330 works in 731 publications in 2 languages and 14,310 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Coming-of-age films  Documentary television programs  Melodrama  Detective and mystery films  Romance films  Crime films 
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications by Film Finance Corporation Australia
Most widely held works by Film Finance Corporation Australia
Ten Canoes by Rolf De Heer( visu )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and Australian languages and held by 838 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
Jindabyne by Laura Linney( visu )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 689 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
Disgrace by Steve McQueen( visu )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 661 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
Wolf Creek by Greg McLean( visu )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 577 libraries worldwide
Kristy, Ben and Liz are three friends in their twenties who set out to hike through the scenic Wolf Creek National Park in the Australian Outback. Trouble begins when they get back from their hike to find that their car won't start. The trio think they have a way out when they run into a friendly local bushman named Mick Taylor, but what Mick has in mind for them has nothing to do with friendliness. The trio discover that their real troubles have just begun
Noise by Neil Young( visu )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 553 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
December boys by Rod Hardy( visu )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 532 libraries worldwide
They share the same birth month, so the orphanage calls them December Boys. But these teens - Maps, Spit, Spark and Misty - have much more in common. With no hope 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. December Boys, a poignant memoir of friendsjip and family, marks Daniel Radcliff's first major film role outside the Harry Potter series. He plays Maps, a big brother to the group, as it stumbles and wavers it's way to manhood. Join the boys for their remarkable journey of the heart called growing up
Japanese story by Sue Brooks( visu )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 525 libraries worldwide
In a remote Australian 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
The black balloon by En Tang( visu )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 483 libraries worldwide
All Thomas wants is a normal adolescence, but his autistic brother Charlie thwarts his every opportunity. Will Thomas, with the help of his girlfriend Jackie, accept his brother?
Little fish by Cate Blanchett( visu )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 477 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
Arctic dinosaurs by PBS( visu )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 453 libraries worldwide
Join a team of researchers as they combine engineering with fossil digging to come up with dinosaur bones in Alaska's North Slope, and using the help of CGI uncover a world never before seen
Hey hey it's Esther Blueburger ( visu )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 446 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
The square by Nash Edgerton( visu )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 397 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
Candy by Neil Armfield( visu )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 393 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
Look both ways by Justin Clarke( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 354 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
Death defying acts by Gillian Armstrong( visu )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 321 libraries worldwide
1926. Harry Houdini is the most famous performer in the world, but the "man behind the performer" is haunted by the loss of his beloved mother. Obsessed with contacting her from beyond the grave, Houdini offers a reward to anyone who can reveal her dying words to him - something which only he knows. Enter the beautiful but deceptive Mary McGregor, who delivers a psychic act that is part burlesque and part occult. Her young daughter Benji assists by providing the information Mary needs to convince the audience of her connection to the afterlife. What began as a con, evolves into a far more dangerous affair as Houdini is overwhelmed by Mary?s mysterious charm. But as Harry attempts the most spectacular stunt of his career, everyone wants to know... how will the Great Houdini escape?
The incredible journey of Mary Bryant by Peter Andrikidis( visu )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 305 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
Romulus, my father by Raimond Gaita( visu )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 294 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
1-800-INDIA ( visu )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
"Over the past decade, India has emerged as the leader in the global market for outsourced white-collar jobs, one reason for the nation's rapid economic growth. This Wide Angle case study explores the experiences of emerging Indian professionals who have been recruited into positions requiring long hours, late-night shifts, and Westernized work habits. The program reveals the human and cultural impact of a controversial yet essentially unstoppable global economic trend, examining its effect on Indian family life, on the evolving landscape of urban India, and on the aspirations and daily lives of young Indian citizens, especially women, as they enter the work force. In addition, anchor Daljit Dhaliwal discusses social, political, and economic development in India with Michael Elliott, editor of Time International"--DVD container
Forbidden lie$ by Films Palace( visu )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 250 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
Film Finance Corporation Limited, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting by India( Book )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
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