This is the story of teenage girl Steph, who is brought up by her fiery aunt Jude after her pregnant mother Jass and Vietnamese father are killed in a car crash. The arrival of her late ... See full summary »
Hanif and Dean steal a cache of drugs from Dean's psychotic brother Jerry, and at the last minute get a lift with Mimi as she decides to drive to Perth. They pick up a drunken singer, ... See full summary »
Romantic comedy that mixes magical realism with traditional Australian urban-outback contrasts. The plot centers on a bored woman (the eponymous Wendy) who conjures up the perfect lover, ... See full summary »
This romantic comedy takes place over the course of one year - opening on New Year's Eve of one year and closing exactly one year later. The film focuses on three women living together in a... See full summary »
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A modest man is suddenly seized from his apartment and interrogated by the police for what initially is presented as involving a stolen car, but its slowly revealed to involve a serial killing. Meanwhile Internal Affairs is investigating the manner in which the investigating officers work. Written by
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At the beginning of the New Yorker Video DVD, right before the main menu appears, a quote of Eddie Fleming fills the screen: "Just goes to show you how the mind works." At the very end, after the credits roll, a quote of Det. Steele fills the screen: "I don't know Mr. Fleming, how does the mind work?" But if you run the end credits a second time a different quote appears at the end, this time from Det. Prior: "It's about a fucking stolen fucking car you fucking fuckwit." See more »
If somebody told me that there is an Australian movie called The Interview, which runs for almost two hours and spends about 90% of that time in the same interview room, I would have thought "Wow, sounds really boring." Well, it is not boring by a long shot. The Interview is one of the best, possibly even _the_ best, Australian movies of the 1990s.
A man, unknown to us to begin with, is arrested under very unpleasant circumstances, in the early hours just before dawn. He is abused and roughly treated, finally being humiliated like a disobedient child. He is then taken to the police station and left for over an hour in an interview room. He is denied food, and is told that he has been brought in for a very minor crime. However, it soon becomes apparent that there is much more to this case than meets the eye. Soon after, we see there is even more to it, and the significance continues to grow.
Do not let anybody tell you the storyline. The surprises are extremely entertaining on first viewing, but, interestingly, it remains a solidly entertaining and intriguing film even when you know all of its secrets.
I highly recommend this film to everybody. Literally. All of my friends eventually succumbed to my nagging...
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