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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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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…
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…
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…
Backtrack Boys
A group of troubled boys are on a perilous course towards jail until they meet up with the rough talking, free-wheeling jackaroo, Bernie Shakeshaft, and hit the road with his legendary dog jumping team. This observational documentary, filmed over two…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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,…
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 &…
Looking for Grace
When rebellious 16-year-old Grace (rising star Odessa Young) takes off, her exasperated mum and dad (the superb Radha Mitchell and Richard Roxburgh) enlist the help of a close-to-retirement detective, and begin the long drive from Perth out to the West…
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...…
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,…
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…
Catalyst: How to Exercise Better 
We all know exercise is good for us. But how many of us really know what kind of exercise we should be doing, how much of it we need, or how hard we should push ourselves? To find the answers,…
The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey
A visionary boy named Griffin leads five men from the 14th Century into a 20th Century city. Their quest: to save their village before sunrise. It is Cumbria 1348, the year of the Black Death. A medieval mining village lives…
Caterpillar Wish
A coastal township full of secrets. A woman with a past. A child with questions. A man, too afraid to love. This winter, one wish will change everything. THE CATERPILLAR WISH is an intensely moving drama set in a small…