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Australian Film Finance Corporation

Overview
Works: 675 works in 1,690 publications in 5 languages and 22,005 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Biographical films  Road films  Animal films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Police films 
Roles: Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1997,
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Publications about Australian Film Finance Corporation
Publications by Australian Film Finance Corporation
Most widely held works by Australian Film Finance Corporation
Rabbit-proof fence by Phillip Noyce( visu )
29 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 2,416 libraries worldwide
In the 1930's in outback Australia, three young Aboriginal girls are snatched from their mothers' arms in Jigalong, Western Australia and sent to a remote settlement at Moore River. Distanced from their mothers and forced to adapt to a strange new world, the girls attempt the impossible and embark on a daring escape. What ensues is an epic journey which tests the girls will to survive and their hope of finding the rabbit-proof fence to guide them home
The adventures of Priscilla, queen of the desert by Stephan Elliott( visu )
41 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 1,421 libraries worldwide
With a contract to perform a drag show way out in the Australian desert, Tick, Adam, and Ralph each has his own reason for wanting to leave the safety of Sydney. Christening their battered pink tour bus "Priscilla," the trio heads for the outback and into crazy adventures in even crazier outfits
Shine by Scott Hicks( visu )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,087 libraries worldwide
Un pianiste surdoué sombre dans une profonde dépression après avoir passé outre à l'interdiction de son père d'aller étudier à l'étranger. Il se retrouvera dans une institution psychiatrique, mais parviendra, après plusieurs années d'hospitalisation, à s'en sortir
Muriel's wedding by P. J Hogan( visu )
19 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 962 libraries worldwide
Discontent with life in her hometown of Porpoise Spit, Australia, Muriel Heslop takes off for the excitement of Sydney, where she meets and becomes engaged to handsome sports hero David Van Arckle
Lantana by Ray Lawrence( visu )
24 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 800 libraries worldwide
Lantana: a noxious and troublesome weed with dense and spiky undergrowth, sometimes cultivated for its colorful, aromatic flowers (film website). Like the plant, this film is a thicket: lovely and sweet smelling on its surface, dense and thorny beneath. In Lantana, a quartet of married couples from different strata of urban Australian life--wealthy Valerie and John, the middle-class Zats, working-class Jane and her estranged husband Pete, and struggling, just barely working-class Nik and Paula--are connected by psychiatrist Valerie, whose disappearance is the event around which these couples lives begin to revolve. The delicately layered storyline reminds viewers of three essential truths about human existence: No one is exactly what he or she seems; actions generate ripples that reach far beyond the actions themselves; and life does go on, no matter what, but it is never the same as before. Before what? Before everything
Oscar and Lucinda by Peter Carey( visu )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 486 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
The rage in Placid Lake by o( visu )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 463 libraries worldwide
A comedy drama about two parentally neglected teenagers, Placid Lake and Gemma, who find the courage to believe in themselves
Australia Land beyond time by David Flatman( visu )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 354 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
He died with a felafel in his hand ( visu )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 344 libraries worldwide
Danny has just moved into his 47th shared house, this time in Brisbane, and the flatmates have not improved. One lives in a closet, another in a tent in the living room and, before Danny takes off for shared house no. 48 in Melbourne, he will have endured satanic worshipers, skinheads and the perennially ubiquitous cane toad. No wonder he is on the verge of a nervous breakdown
Beneath clouds by Ivan Sen( visu )
17 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 334 libraries worldwide
Lena is a fair-skinned girl with an Aboriginal mother. She rejects the indigenous family that surrounds her and longs for the love of her Irish father. Vaughn is a dark-skinned teenage boy who lives in a prison camp. He is angry at the 'white' world that surrounds him. These two hardened souls escape from their worlds in a struggle for purpose, identity, and love
Napoleon by Sacha Guitry( visu )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in Spanish and English and held by 332 libraries worldwide
Join a precocious Golden Retriever pup as he takes off on a magical journey to the wilds of the Australian Outback in this wonderful, all-animal adventure. Life as a housepet isn't much fun for young Muffin, a puppy who dreams of being a "wild dog." So when he gets his chance to escape his suburban backyard in a helium balloon-powered basket, the pup hops on board, changes his name to Napoleon and sets off on the adventure of a lifetime. Along the way he meets some very special friends -- a chatty parrot, a wise owl, a clever koala and more -- who help him on his journey for excitement. But fun isn't all that Napoleon discovers on his quest for adventure ... he also learns more about the world -- and himself -- than he ever thought possible. Featuring a host of delightful songs and the voices of Bronson Pinchot and Joan Rivers, this charming tale that "teaches valuable lessons" is a wonderful treat the whole family will love!
The tracker by Rolf De Heer( visu )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 317 libraries worldwide
The tracker: An Aborigine tracker is teamed with three mounted policemen to search for a fugitive suspected of murdering a white woman. A study in archetypes and stereotypes, as each individual moves closer to their own primal emotions and instincts as they move further into the outback. When the searchers come into contact with the native peoples of the wilderness, their urges find new and brutal outlets
Antarctica an adventure of a different nature by Ill.) Museum of Science and Industry (Chicago( visu )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 307 libraries worldwide
Originally shown at IMAX and OMNIMAX theaters, this exploration of Antarctica takes you to a place like no other in the world. Discover Antarctica's wildlife and, through the words of explorer Robert Scott, relive the incredible adventures of the first men on this continent
The sum of us by Kevin Dowling( visu )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 304 libraries worldwide
A heterosexual father and his gay son are trying to find Ms./Mr. Right respectively. The film shows their relationship with one another and the objects of their affection as tragedy strikes
The silver stallion ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 292 libraries worldwide
A beautiful wild Australian mare gives birth to Thowra, an exceptional cream-colored foal, with a mane and tail that gleam silver in the moonlight. As Thowra grows through several seasons in the mountains the herd find survival difficult. The summer is worse, for that is when Man comes to try and capture Thowra, and becomes an obsession of mythic proportions
Horses the story of Equus ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 283 libraries worldwide
Explores the lives and qualities of three remarkable equines. The horses, followed from their first wobbly steps to their hoof-pounding moments of challenge, triumph, and even heroism, are the Chestnut, trained to be a racehorse; the Bay, on his way to a career as a movie stunt horse; and the Black, driven by circumstance and his indomitable spirit to seek a herd in the wild
Selling sickness ( visu )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 250 libraries worldwide
Documentary examines the pharmaceutical industry's marketing of antidepressants. It explores the unhealthy relationships between society, medical science and the pharmaceutical industry as they promote miracle cures - selling not just drugs but also the latest diseases that go with them. It also looks at the growing controversy around SSRI antidepressants (especially as they affect adolescents) and follows British psychiatrist David Healy and patients' accusations that aggressive drug marketing is blurring the boundaries between medical conditions and ordinary life
Children of the revolution by Peter Duncan( visu )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 235 libraries worldwide
A black comedy where a working class Australian communist girl goes to Russia and becomes pregnant by Stalin
Until the end of the world by Wim Wenders( visu )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
"The year is 1999. On the road to Paris a young woman, Claire, encounters a mysterious stranger, Sam, who is on a dangerous mission for his father. Their brief encounter begins an obsession, which takes Claire on a chase around the world. Gradually, more and more people join the chase, including Claire's ex-lover Eugene. In a deadly race against time, with the world on the brink of a global confrontation, Claire and Sam head for the Australian outback where Sam's father has a research facility. Sam's journey has furnished images for his father's invention, which will allow blind people to see them. But will it work? As their airplane sets off into the outback there is a flash in the sky. The engine cuts off. Is it the end of the world?"--Container
The real macaw ( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 210 libraries worldwide
Sam Girdis discovers a 150 year old parrot who claims to know the location of a buried pirate's treasure chest
 
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AFFC.
Australia. Dept. of the Arts and Administrative Services. Australian Film Finance Corporation
Film Finance Corporation Australia.
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