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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.

A Fortunate Life (1985)

7.9/10
Director: Henri Safran, Marcus Cole
Starring: Bill Kerr, Dorothy Alison, Benedict Sweeney, Dominic Sweeney

Based on A.B. Facey's seminal autobiographical novel, this acclaimed production spans the years from 1897 to 1916, from the Australian outback to Gall... Read more

Sleeping Beauty (2011)

5.3/10
Director: Julia Leigh
Starring: Chris Haywood, Rachael Blake, Emily Browning, Ewen Leslie, Peter Carroll

It's hardly a fairytale life for disaffected college student Lucy (Emily Browning). After taking a job as a "lingerie waitress" at an exclusive club c... Read more

Mad Max (1979)

7/10
Director: George Miller
Starring: Mel Gibson, Joanne Samuel, Hugh Keays-Byrne

The cult classic that made Mel Gibson a star as the futuristic avenger, a former police officer whose family was murdered by marauders. A bleak desert... Read more

Praise (1998)

6.9/10
Director: John Curran
Starring: Sacha Horler, Peter Fenton, Marta Dusseldorp, Joel Edgerton

This Australian gem focuses on an unfocused, heavy drinking, under-achiever (Peter Fenton) and his energetic and demanding lover (Sacha Horler) who ex... Read more

Oddball (2015)

6.7/10
Director: Stuart McDonald
Starring: Alan Tudyk, Sarah Snook, Coco Jack Gillies

The true story about an eccentric chicken farmer who, with the help of his granddaughter, trains his mischievous dog Oddball to protect a wild penguin... Read more

The Man From Snowy River 2 (1988)

Director: Geoff Burrowes
Starring: Tom Burlinson, Sigrid Thornton, Brian Dennehy

Aka "Return to Snowy River". The Australian scenery and a magnificent herd of horses are once again the focus of this beautifully photographed adventu... Read more

Animal Kingdom (2010)

7.3/10
Director: David Michod
Starring: Ben Mendelsohn, Guy Pearce, Joel Edgerton, Sullivan Stapleton, Luke Ford, Jacki...

When 'J's' (James Frecheville) druggie mother overdoses, the teenager is left with little choice but to move in with his grandmother, 'Smurf' (Jacki... Read more

33 Postcards (2011)

6.2/10
Director: Pauline Chan
Starring: Claudia Karvan, Guy Pearce, Terry Serio, Zhu Lin, Elaine Jin, Rhys Muldoon, Linc...

For ten years, Chinese orphan Mei Mei (Zhu Lin) dreams of meeting her Australian sponsor - Dean Randall (Guy Pearce) - and his 'perfect family'. At 16... Read more

Bliss (1985)

7/10
Director: Ray Lawrence
Starring: Lynette Curran, Barry Otto, Helen Jones

Noticed by its absence for a number of years, this outrageous and daring Australian film stars Barry Otto as Harry Joy, a wistful Sydney advertising m... Read more

Proof (1992)

5.9/10
Director: Jocelyn Moorhouse
Starring: Hugo Weaving, Genevieve Picot, Russell Crowe

A highly original inventive film about Martin, blind since birth and mistrustful, who must rely on others to describe the photographs he takes as 'pro... Read more