A teenage Australian girl deals with the traumas of everyday life. These include her difficult relationship with her single mother, the unexpected return of her long-lost father, the ... See full summary »
Mysterious things happen at the coast of Graves Point: An empty boat lies at the shore, divers vanish. The sea biologist Dr. Talley thinks he knows the solution of the mystery: In the depth there is a gigantic squid.
Charles Martin Smith
Adaptation of Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya" set in rural Australia in the 1920's. Jack Dickens and his niece Sally run the family farm to support brother-in-law Alexander as a (supposedly ... See full summary »
The true and tragic story of Operation Rimau, one of the most daring raids of WW2. In September 1944 Ivan Lyon and 22 Australian and British troops attempted to blow up Japanese ships in ... See full summary »
A disturbed loner teen has to be sent to a halfway house for disturbed teens after a young child whom he was supposed to be watching dies after playing hide and seek by hiding inside a ... See full summary »
Mabo tells the story of one of Australia's national heroes - Eddie Koiki Mabo, the Torres Strait Islander who left school at age 15, yet spearheaded the High Court challenge that overthrew the fiction of terra nullius.
For some strange reason, this little known Australian movie has lately been shown on several occasions on cable TV here in Argentina. It stars a young, redhead Miranda Otto (a decade before playing Eowyn in Lord of the Rings) as a weird but lovely woman who is a struggling actress, works in a strip joint (but does not get naked herself) and has some sort of undefined telepathic affinity with horses. She ends up meeting an uptight and wealthy polo player who is the owner of a horse stable (former Spandau Ballet singer Martin Kemp) and after helping him taming his horses love soon develops between them. It's far from being a great movie, but it's eminently watchable and even upbeat.
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