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Madman Entertainment

Works: 1,138 works in 1,364 publications in 6 languages and 6,456 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television comedies  Television series  Adventure stories  Film and video adaptations  Silent films 
Classifications: PN1997.2, 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 86 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 by Michael Leunig( visu )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 82 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 by Rolf De Heer( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 77 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 49 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
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
Metropolis by Fritz Lang( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
"The future. Metropolis is a wonderful city, high above the ground its towers stand. The people prosper, the economy is flourishing, the suspended streets are busy. But Metropolis also has a great secret, so hidden that not even Freder Fredersen, son of founder Joh Fredersen knows about it. He is spending his free time in the Eternal Gardens, when suddenly a woman shows up, with what looks like a class of children. They're from the City of Workers, in the depth, Freder learns. "These are your brothers," she tells the children, before she is forced to leave. Freder is so intrigued he follows them into the depth and doesn't like what he sees. The workers are exploited, they must do labor like robots. Freder tries to convince his father to change, while the woman tries to keep workers' morale high by predicting a man will stand up that will mediate. Someone that will use both hands and head, someone that will be the heart." --
Offspring ( visu )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
"Nina Proudman continues on her quest to find true love, fulfilment and balance in the chaos of modern life and family"--Container
East west 101 ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 45 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 )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 45 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?
Offspring ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 42 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?
Autopsy life & death by Gunther von Hagens( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 41 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
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)
Jour de fête by Jacques Tati( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in French and held by 39 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 by Fabián Bielinsky( 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 eagle a crime odyssey ( visu )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and Danish and held by 37 libraries worldwide
As international terrorism and organised crime become more and more intertwined, Western nations face a growing threat to their security. In Denmark, a special unit is set up to fight cross-border crime. In Copenhagen, charismatic detective Hallgrim Hallgrimsson (called "The Eagle" for his unerring intuition) assembles a team of crime fighters equipped with the most advanced technology and high-tech weapons
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 cat returns by Hiroyuki Morita( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in Japanese and held by 36 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
Silence in the house of God mea maxima culpa ( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Exposes the abuse of power in the Catholic Church and a cover-up that windes its way from the row houses of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, through the bare ruined choirs of Ireland's churches all the way to the highest office of the Vatican. By investigating the secret crimes of a charismatic priest who abused 200 deaf children in a school under his control, the film shows the face of evil that lurks behind the smiles and denials of authority figures and institutions who believe that because they stand for good, they can do no wrong
Offspring ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
As Season Four returns, Nina is twelve weeks pregnant to partner, anaesthetist Patrick Reid (Matthew Le Nevez). Having recovered from the initial shock of their surprise pregnancy, Nina embarks on a mission to order all areas of her life before the baby arrives. But Nina's desire for a perfect pregnancy and home life are quickly disrupted by complications at work and the bedlam created by the ever expanding Proudman family
Candy by Neil Armfield( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 31 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
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