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Madman Entertainment

Overview
Works: 1,077 works in 1,589 publications in 5 languages and 6,719 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Science fiction films  Film adaptations  Animated films  Silent films  Dystopian films  Documentary films  History  Nonfiction films  Animated television programs 
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 by Rolf De Heer( visu )
3 editions published in 2007 in Australian languages and English and held by 89 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
Offspring ( visu )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
"Nina Proudman continues on her quest to find true love, fulfilment and balance in the chaos of modern life and family"--Container
The tracker by Rolf De Heer( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 82 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
Ghost in the shell by Mamoru Oshii( visu )
22 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and Japanese and held by 79 libraries worldwide
"Section 9 has their hands full with the reappearance of the Laughing Man, a cyber-terrorist who hasn't been heard from in six years. Aramaki believes that the police's prime suspect is a decoy; he orders his team to look into it. Major Motoko Kusanagi, meanwhile, in response to the Laughing Man's latest threat, is guarding the police superintendent-general at a press conference. This will mark the beginning of seciton 9's ongoing encounter with the Laughing Man."--back of container insert
Leunig animated by Michael Leunig( visu )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 76 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
Shin seiki Evangelion by Hideaki Anno( visu )
27 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Disc characteristics: DVD Region 2 and 4
The eagle : a crime odyssey ( visu )
6 editions published in 2007 in English and Danish and held by 59 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
Offspring ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 58 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?
Metropolis by Fritz Lang( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 50 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 and attempts to inspire the workers to throw off their oppressors
Offspring ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 50 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
Akira by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 46 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
The bank by Robert Connolly( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 46 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 )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
It is six months after the shock which rocked Nina's (Asher Keddie) life, and her and Billie (Kat Stewart) are living together raising Nina and Patricks (Matthew Le Nevez) daughter. Determined to jump back into life, Nina returns to work at the hospital, but re-entering the world of obstetrics isnt easy when shes confronted by memories of the past. love, What fresh challenges await Nina in her re-discovery of life?
Food safari ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 45 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
Danger 5 ( visu )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Set in a bizarre, 1960s inspired version of World War II, action comedy series DANGER 5 follows a team of five spies on a mission to kill Adolf Hitler. Danger 5 is the finest group of special operatives the Allies have to offer; Jackson from the USA, Tucker from Australia, Ilsa from Russia, Claire from Britain and Pierre from Europe. In each episode Danger 5 unravels another of Hitlers diabolical schemes as they travel across a myriad of exotic locations. The action and offbeat humour is relentless as Danger 5 mounts a series of thrilling missions which include discovering Josef Mengeles perverted Antarctic death circus, busting down Erwin Rommels golden murder casino and posing as exotic dancers in an attempt to take out Hitler at his own birthday party
Il gattopardo The leopard by Luchino Visconti( visu )
4 editions published in 2005 in Italian and English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Recounting the years of Italy's Risorgimento - when the aristocracy lost its grip and the middle classes rose and formed a democratic Italy. The american version
East west 101 ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 42 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 cat returns by Hiroyuki Morita( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in Japanese and held by 40 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 ever imagined. To change her fate, she'll need to learn to believe in herself and, in the process, she will learn to appreciate her everyday life
Citizenfour by Laura Poitras( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
"CITIZENFOUR is a real time thriller, giving audiences an exclusive front-row seat to the moment Edward Snowden changed history with his revelations of widespread government surveillance around the world. In June 2013, filmmaker Laura Poitras and journalist Glenn Greenwald met with Snowden confidentially in Hong Kong, where he handed over classified documents providing evidence of mass indiscriminate and illegal invasions of privacy by the National Security Agency (NSA). As the story breaks, they are forced to manage the raging media storm around them, and find their personal security and that of their loved ones under threat. CITIZENFOUR not only shows you the dangers of governmental surveillance - it makes you feel them. After seeing the film, you will never think the same way about your phone, email, credit card, web browser, or profile, ever again." -- container
 
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