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Film Finance Corporation Australia

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Works: 326 works in 590 publications in 2 languages and 13,169 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Horror films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Documentary television programs  Biography 
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Ten canoes ( visu )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and Australian languages and held by 830 libraries worldwide
"A parable of forbidden love from Australia's mythical past, narrated by Australian icon David Gulpilil and starring his son Jamie as the covetous youth Dayindi, Ten Canoes is a ground-breaking glimpse into aboriginal life centuries before European settlement. Shot in and around the Arafura Wetlands of Central Arnhem Land, Rolf de Heer and the People of Ramingining have created a pioneering and timeless tale for all people and all cultures." --DVD Container
Jindabyne by Ray Lawrence( visu )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 671 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 Jacobs( visu )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 625 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 children of Huang Shi ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 612 libraries worldwide
Set in the 1930's in war-torn China and inspired by true events. George Hogg is a young Englishman who leads sixty orphaned boys on an extraordinary journey of almost a thousand miles across the snow-bound Liu Pan Shan mountains to safety on the edge of the Mongolian desert. During his journey, George learns to rely on the support of Chen, the leader of a Chinese partisan group who becomes his closest friend. He soon finds himself falling in love with the Australian adventurer Lee, an unsentimental nurse. Along the way, Hogg befriends Madame Wang, an aristocratic survivor who has also been displaced by war. She helps the young Englishman, his friends and their sixty war orphans make their way to safety near the western end of the Great Wall of China
Wolf Creek by Greg McLean( visu )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 578 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
December boys by Rod Hardy( visu )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 536 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
The black balloon by Elissa Down( visu )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 502 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?
Noise ( visu )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 501 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
Little fish by Rowan Woods( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 463 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 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 412 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
Hey hey it's Esther Blueburger ( visu )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 406 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 384 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
Arctic dinosaurs ( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 371 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
Look both ways by Sarah Watt( visu )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 366 libraries worldwide
AFI Best Film 2005. 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
Romulus, my father by Raimond Gaita( visu )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 285 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 )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 281 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
1-800-INDIA ( visu )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 254 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
Kings of camouflage ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 230 libraries worldwide
"When it comes to camouflage, chameleons get all the attention. But the often-overlooked cuttlefish is the real master of disguise ... These shape-shifting creatures can hypnotize their prey, impersonate the opposite sex and even kill with lightning-fast speed ... With stunning underwater footage and in-depth expert interviews, NOVA gets up close and personal with this astonishing brainy bunch."--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
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
 
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