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.

Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)

Director: George Miller, George Ogilvie
Starring: Mel Gibson, Tina Turner, Angelo Rossitto

The third in the 'Mad Max' Trilogy pits Max (Mel Gibson) against the sadistic Aunty Entity (Tina Turner) while he leads a tribe of wild children to th... Read more

Samson and Delilah (2009)

Director: Warwick Thornton
Starring: Marissa Gibson, Scott Thornton, Rowan McNamara, Mitjili Napanangka Gibson

An inside look at a world rarely, if ever, depicted on the big screen - Screen International. Samson (Rowan McNamara) is 15 years old and lives in a... Read more

Cosi (1995)

Director: Mark Joffe
Starring: Toni Collette, Rachel Griffiths, Ben Mendelsohn, Barry Otto, Aden Young, Colin F...

A budding theatre director is haggled into staging a bizarre version of Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte at a psychiatric hospital. Adapted from the winning st... Read more

The Rover (2014)

Director: David Michod
Starring: Guy Pearce, Scoot McNairy, Robert Pattinson

The promise of Australian director David Michôds debut feature, Animal Kingdom, is amply realized in The Rover, a post-apocalyptic road movie of sort... Read more

Last Cab to Darwin (2015)

Director: Jeremy Sims
Starring: Jacki Weaver, John Howard, Emma Hamilton, Michael Caton, David Field

Rex is a loner, and when he's told he doesn't have long to live, he embarks on an epic drive through the Australian outback from Broken Hill to Darwin... Read more

Praise (1998)

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

Sleeping Beauty (2011)

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

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

What I Have Written (1995)

Director: John Hughes (II)
Starring: Martin Jacobs, Gillian Jones, Jacek Koman, Angie Milliken

Sorel's relationship with her husband Christopher seems to be on the brink of recovery, after a period of almost total alienation, when she receives t... Read more

A Fortunate Life (1985)

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