Australian Film

Aussie! Aussie! Aussie! Here we have collected all things ocker, be they movies or television. You'll find Nicole Kidman rubbing shoulders with Norman Gunston, and Judy Davis with Yahoo Serious. There's Crocodile Dundee, Barry McKenzie, Mad Max, and Kath and Kim. Drama, comedy, romance and thrillers, if it's got Bryan Brown or Jack Thompson in it, chances are this is where you'll find it! Right: Dame Edna Everidge.

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)

Director: Stephan Elliott
Starring: Terence Stamp, Hugo Weaving, Guy Pearce

The outrageous tale of three drag queens who hit the road in a pink bus called Priscilla and head to Alice Springs to perform a cabaret show. Terence... Read more

Ten Canoes (2006)

Director: Rolf de Heer, Peter Djiggir
Starring: David Gulpilil, (Voice of) , Peter Minygululu, Jamie Gulpilil, Richard Birrinbir...

Rolf de Heer's uniquely enchanting and humourous fable is the first film spoken entirely in Aboriginal languages. Set before the time of Western cont... Read more

A Woman's Tale (1991)

Director: Paul Cox
Starring: Sheila Florance, Gosia Dobrowolska, Norman Kaye

Takes a close look at Martha, her life, memories and how she readies herself for certain death. An honest and uplifting film acted with passion, stren... Read more

Waiting (1990)

Director: Jackie Mckimmie
Starring: Deborra-Lee Furness, Noni Hazlehurst, Frank Whitten, Helen Jones, Ray Barrett

A refreshing, funny, something-for-everyone film about a woman carrying a surrogate baby, and about to go into labour in a remote farmhouse as friends... Read more

The Man Who Sued God (2001)

Director: Mark Joffe
Starring: Billy Connolly, Judy Davis, Colin Friels, Wendy Hughes

When Steve Myers, played by the irrepressible Billy Connolly, is told the lightning that struck and obliterated his fishing boat was an Act of God and... Read more

Strictly Ballroom (1992)

Director: Baz Luhrmann
Starring: Bill Hunter, Paul Mercurio, Tara Morice, Barry Otto, Gia Carides

A modern-day, feel-good fairytale, with its tongue locked firmly in cheek, about ballroom champ Scott (Paul Mercurio) who incurs the wrath of the tota... Read more

Crackerjack (2002)

Director: Paul Moloney
Starring: Mick Molloy, Bill Hunter, John Clarke, Samuel Johnson, Judith Lucy

Larrikan Aussie comedian Mick Molloy is Jack Simpson - office worker, drifter and total scammer. When he joins the local bowls club just to score free... Read more

Two Hands (1999)

Director: Gregor Jordan
Starring: Rose Byrne, Heath Ledger, David Field, Bryan Brown

From the gripping, innovative opening credits we know that writer/director Gregor Jordan means business. A young lad-on-the-make (Heath Ledger) finds... Read more

Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)

Director: Phillip Noyce
Starring: Everlyn Sampi, Tianna Sansbury, Laura Monaghan, David Gulpilil, Kenneth Branagh

Set in 1930s outback Australia, this is the true story of three Aboriginal girls who are snatched from their mothers' arms in Jigalong, Western Austra... Read more

The Proposition (2005)

Director: John Hillcoat
Starring: John Hurt, Danny Huston, Guy Pearce, Emily Watson, David Wenham, Ray Winstone

Co-written with Nick Cave and with a searing soundtrack from him, this revisionist outback Western stars Guy Pearce as Charlie Burns a man who must ch... Read more