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Lion
This Oscar-nominated family drama tells the story of Saroo, a young boy who gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of miles across India, away from home and family. Saroo must learn to survive alone in Kolkata, before…
The Dressmaker
Based on the best-selling novel by Rosalie Ham, THE DRESSMAKER is a bittersweet, comedy-drama set in early 1950s Australia. Tilly Dunnage, a beautiful and talented misfit, after many years working as a dressmaker in exclusive Parisian fashion houses, returns home…
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West of Sunshine
Separated from his family and caught in a cycle of gambling and debt, Jim (Damian Hill) has less than a day to repay a violent loan shark. His day is turned upside down when he must look after his young…
Strictly Ballroom
A top ballroom dancer pairs with a plain, left-footed local girl when his maverick style earns him the disdain of his more conventionally-minded colleagues. Together, the team gives it their all and makes dreams of the National Championship title come…
In Like Flynn
In 1930, before Errol Flynn (Thomas Cocquerel) became one of the biggest movie stars in Hollywood, he searched the jungles of Papua New Guinea for his Eldorado. While serving as a guide for a Hollywood producer, Errol uncovers a lead…
Ali's Wedding
Meet Ali, the charming son of a Muslim cleric who despite the best of intentions, just can't seem to make the right life choices. Ali dreams big - he wants to be with the girl he loves, but he's been…
Jasper Jones
Adapted from Craig Silvey's bestselling Australian novel and featuring a stellar cast including Toni Collette, Hugo Weaving, Levi Miller, Angourie Rice, Dan Wyllie and Aaron McGrath, JASPER JONES is the story of Charlie Bucktin, a bookish boy of 14 living…
Jungle
Young Israeli Yossi Ghinsberg (Daniel Radcliffe) leaves a safe future behind to chase an improbable dream in the mysterious depths of the Amazon rainforest. For a year he journeys on the path well-travelled, but when he and two new fellow…
The Tracker
The Australian outback, 1922.... four men, three white and one black, relentlessly track a fugitive, an aboriginal man accused of murdering a white woman. When an interrogation of a small group of indigenous people turns into a massacre, paranoia sets…
The Orchestra
Imagine a world where a band of tiny musicians follow you and play a soundtrack for your life - communicating your emotions, fears and hopes. In this world lives elderly Vernon; a lonely man whose crippling shyness causes his orchestral…
Storm Boy
Storm Boy lives with his recluse father, Tom on the Coorong, a hundred kilometre stretch of beautiful windswept dunes where the Murray River meets the sea. Here his spirit roams with his pet pelican, Mr. Percival, and his Aboriginal friend,…
Life at 1
How do you give a child the best chance in life? Life at 1 is the first instalment in a landmark series that aims to unlock the secrets of child development by following 11 babies and their families for seven…
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Tracks
Starring Mia Wasikowska and based on the best selling memoir, TRACKS tells the inspirational story of Robyn Davidson's 2700 km solo trek through the remote Australian desert to the Indian Ocean. Aided only by her loyal dog Diggity, four unpredictable…
Remembering the Man - A True Story of Love and Loss
A story of love, loss and AIDS from a uniquely Australian perspective. In the 1970s, at a prestigious Catholic boys school in Melbourne, arty and flamboyant Tim Conigrave fell madly in love with the star of the school's football team...…
Walkabout
Nicolas Roeg's mystical masterpiece chronicles the physical, spiritual and emotional journey of a sister and brother abandoned in the harsh Australian outback. Under the pretense of having a picnic, a geologist takes his teenage daughter and 6-year-old son into the…
Attack Force Z
Mel Gibson commands an elite military team dispatched during WW II to locate and rescue the survivors of a shot down plane, stranded on a South Pacific island occupied by the Japanese. One of the castaways, a defecting Japanese official,…
Skippy and the Intruders
Undeniable hero of the Australian TV and pop culture scene, Skippy The Bush Kangaroo takes a giant leap into his first ever feature film in SKIPPY AND THE INTRUDERS. In this rarely seen 1969 stand-alone production, two suspicious divers arrive…
A Month of Sundays
Real estate agent Frank Mollard won't admit it, but he can't move on. Divorced but still attached, he can't sell a house in a property boom - much less connect with his teenage son. One night Frank gets a phone…
They're a Weird Mob
Nino Culotta is an Italian immigrant who arrived in Australia with the promise of a job as a journalist on his cousin's magazine, only to find that when he gets there the magazine's folded, the cousins done a runner &…
The Merger
Bodgy Creek is a struggling town. The drought won't let up, jobs are scarce after the mill was shut down, and the footy team looks like it will have to merge with another club or fold. Living a hermit-like existence…