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.

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

The Castle (1997)

Director: Rob Sitch
Starring: Michael Caton, Sophie Lee, Charles Tingwell, Anne Tenney, Stephen Curry, Anthony...

Working-class tow-truck driver and father of four Darryl Kerrigan's (Michael Caton) only distinguishing feature is his beaming reverence for his home... 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

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

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

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

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

Lantana (2001)

Director: Ray Lawrence
Starring: Anthony LaPaglia, Geoffrey Rush, Barbara Hershey, Kerry Armstrong, Rachael Blake

This extraodinary psychological offering intricately meshes the elements of a murder mystery and a searing domestic drama. At the centre of this multi... Read more

Kenny (2006)

Director: Clayton Jacobson
Starring: Shane Jacobson, Ronald Jacobson, Eve von Bibra

Kenny, a Melbourne-based port-a-loo installer, is someone who knows the ins and outs of everybody's in and outs. As he goes about his daily business,... Read more

Little Fish (2005)

Director: Rowan Woods
Starring: Cate Blanchett, Sam Neill, Hugo Weaving, Martin Henderson, Noni Hazlehurst, Joel...

Cate Blanchett returns home to Oz to play a recovering heroin addict trying to get her life back. She lives with her mum and works in the local video... Read more