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Film Finance Corporation Australia

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Works: 330 works in 641 publications in 2 languages and 13,961 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Romantic comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Horror films  Action and adventure films  Documentary television programs  Television programs  Nonfiction television programs 
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 Julie Ryan( visu )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and Australian languages and held by 839 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 Ray Lawrence( visu )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 679 libraries worldwide
Four fishing buddies living in the Australian town of Jindabyne find a dead girl in the river. They don't report their find until a few days later. This causes anger and disappointment from their families and the rest of the town; reactions they don't seem capable of understanding
The children of Huang Shi ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 618 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
Disgrace by Steve Jacobs( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 617 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 )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 563 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 )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 541 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 526 libraries worldwide
In a remote Australian desert a geologist and a Japanese 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 514 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
The black balloon by Elissa Down( visu )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 494 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 Rowan Woods( visu )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 470 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
Hey hey it's Esther Blueburger ( visu )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 405 libraries worldwide
A smart, rueful and dead-on portrait of life's unending quest to fit in ... and the girl who solves it by completely breaking out. Esther Blueburger's quest begins when she escapes from her own Bat Mitzvah party and is befriended by Sunni, the effortlessly cool girl who is everything Esther thinks she wants to be. With the help of Sunni, Esther goes AWOL from her ordinary life and leaves her malfunctioning Jewish family to hang out with Sunni's far breezier and super-hip single mum Mary, and attend Sunni's forbidden public school as a Swedish exchange student
Candy by Neil Armfield( visu )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 399 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 )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 393 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 372 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 Justin Clarke( visu )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 364 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
Death defying acts by Gillian Armstrong( visu )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 305 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
Romulus, my father by Raimond Gaita( visu )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 290 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
The incredible journey of Mary Bryant by Peter Andrikidis( visu )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 274 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
1-800-INDIA ( visu )
4 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
Somersault by Cate Shortland( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 231 libraries worldwide
"Heidi, a pretty sixteen-year-old girl living with her young single mother falls foul of her own burgeoning sexuality, and is forced to leave home. She flees to the snowy ski resort of Lake Jindabyne to a former boyfriend whom she is upset to find is no longer interested. Left to fend for herself, she uses her mind, her spirit and ultimately her body to befriend a cross-section of the small, freezing idyll : kindly motel owner, Irene, service station worker, Bianca and the despondent Joe, who's intense relationship with Heidi sends each of their ideas about sexuality, class, family and future spiralling out of control."--Container
 
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