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Madman Entertainment

Works: 1,137 works in 1,353 publications in 5 languages and 6,384 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Silent films  Science fiction films  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television comedies  Television series  Adventure stories  Film and video adaptations 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Madman Entertainment
Publications by Madman Entertainment
Most widely held works by Madman Entertainment
Ten canoes ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in Australian languages and held by 85 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
Leunig animated ( visu )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
In 50 one minute animations, Leunig's array of characters spring to life, exploring the whimsy, irony, melancholy, bliss and a sense of play
The tracker ( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Summary: Set in the Australian outback in 1922, this film tells the story of three white men who use an indigenous tracker to pursue a fugitive
Akira by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
"Childhood friends Tetsuo and Kaneda's motorcycle gang encounters a military operation to retrieve an escaped experimental subject. The military captures Tetsuo and conducts experiments on him that unleash his latent psychic ability, but when these new powers rage out of control, Tetsuo lashes out at the world that has oppressed him"--Container
Metropolis by Fritz Lang( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
The story of a 21st century city run by a "super trustee" and his collaborators who live in a paradise-like garden. Workers are totally enslaved by machines and condemned to live underground. In the midst of this misery, a young woman, Maria, arises, who attempts to inspire the workers to throw off their oppressors
Food safari ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
"Maeve O'Meara continues her food safari with 13 new mouth watering episodes. Featuring the best in food the world has to offer, 'Food safari' is an enticing blend of exotic food with down to earth practicality. Each episode is a detailed journey into one cuisine with tips on how to source, prepare and cook with authentic results."--Container
East west 101 ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Television drama series from Australia. Set around the Major Crime Squad in metropolitan Sydney where detectives Zane Malik, a Muslim Australian, and Ray Crowley, an Anglo-Australian, are pitted against each other in a struggle for respect
The bank ( visu )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Welcome to the world of The Bank, ripe with avarice and corruption, where Simon O'Reilly, Centabank CEO, and his ilk can thrive and honest Aussie battlers lose everything. Enter Jim Doyle, a maverick mathematician who has devised a formula to predict the fluctuations of the stock market. When he joins O'Reilly's fold he must first prove his loyalty to the "greed is good" ethos. Which way will he go? What does he have to hide?
The leopard Il gattopardo ( visu )
3 editions published in 2005 in Italian and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Luchino Visconti's The Leopard (Il Gattopardo) is an epic on the grandest possible scale. The film recreates, with nostalgia, drama, and opulence, the tumultuous years of Italy's Risorgimento-when the aristocracy lost its grip and the middle classes rose and formed a unified, democratic Italy. Burt Lancaster stars as the aging prince watching his culture and fortune wane in the face of a new generation, represented by his upstart nephew (Alain Delon) and his beautiful fiancee (Claudia Cardinale)
Autopsy life & death ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
In this four-part series, anatomist Dr Gunther von Hagens and pathologist Professor John Lee reveal the processes in life that tie us to our ultimate fate in death. The two scientists perform a series of autopsy demonstrations at the Institute of Plastination in Heidelberg, Germany, which present a clear view of the anatomy and pathology. With the aid of human dissection, live models and scientific models they are able to reveal what disease really looks like and how it works -- DVD case
Offspring ( visu )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
"Nina Proudman continues on her quest to find true love, fulfilment and balance in the chaos of modern life and family"--Container
Offspring ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Nina Proudman has a simple quest - to deal with her fabulously messy family, the intensity of a job delivering babies, and the hunt for a decent love life - whilst also handling her tendency to over-think, fantasise, and wonder about lifes other little mysteries. As Season Three opens, Nina is floating on cloud nine. She's in love with Dr Patrick Reid and happy in her job - but is everything about to change?
Jour de fête by Jacques Tati( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in French and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Tati plays a French postman who decides he and his old bicycle can deliver mail with the speed and the efficiency of the American mail system
Nine queens ( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
A naive young con artist teams up with an enigmatic, experienced master criminal for what could be the crime to end all crimes. But in a relationship propelled by brinkmanship and double-cross, corruption rarely has a happy ending
The cat returns ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in Japanese and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Haru, a schoolgirl bored by her ordinary routine, saves the life of an unusual cat, and suddenly her world is transformed beyond anything she's ever imagined
Forbidden lie$ ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
"A dramatized documentary investigating accusations that "Forbidden Love" author Norma Khouri made up her biographical tale of a Muslim friend who was killed for dating a Christian" -- IMDb
The eagle a crime odyssey ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
As international terrorism and organised crime become more and more intertwined, Western nations find themselves increasingly threatened by violence and lawlessness on an unimaginable scale. In Denmark, a special unit is set up to fight cross-border crime throughout Scandinavia and to establish operational links with similar teams around the world. In Copenhagen, charismatic detective Hallgrim Hallgrimsson (Jens Albinus) assembles a team of crime fighters equipped with the most advanced technology and high-tech weapons. Called "The Eagle" for his unerring intuition, Hallgrimsson exudes competence and self-assurance; but behind the dynamic facade is a tormented personality
Candy by Neil Armfield( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
A powerful and intimate mapping of a decade-long love affair between a bohemian poet and a free-spirited art student. Hooked as much on one another as they are on heroin, their relationship alternates between states of oblivion, self-destruction and despair
After the deluge ( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Follow the lives of the four men from the Kirby family: as Alex's marriage breaks apart, Toby tries desperately to start a family, and Marty tries to kick-start his faded music career as well as find a meaningful relationship with someone his own age. All three of these men must come to terms with their father's mental state. Cliff, who suffers from Alzheimer's, is reliving his disturbing memories of the war and his first love. Through these four stories, the film uncovers a family's troubled past, and the men's struggle toward a reconciled future
Molokai the story of "Father Damien" ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
"Molokai is the immensely moving and true story of Father Damien, a young devout Belgian priest. Set in the late nineteenth century, Damien sees his ultimate calling as living amongst the exiled lepers of the island of Molokai. By embracing them body and soul he is able to profoundly change the lives and fates of these afflicted people that everyone else has abandoned and forgotten"--Container
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