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South Australian Film Corporation

Overview
Works: 1,093 works in 1,788 publications in 3 languages and 19,646 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  War films  Comedy films  Coming-of-age films  Horror films  Biographical films  Television mini-series  Historical television programs 
Roles: Producer, prn, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by South Australian Film Corporation
Breaker Morant by South Australian Film Corporation( Visual )

67 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in English and held by 1,864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the brutal death of a British captain in the Boer War in South Africa in 1901, Lt. Harry Morant leads his unit in pursuit of the Boers, attacks their camp, and has a captive executed. Other executions and deaths lead to the arrest and trial of Morant and two other lieutenants
Picnic at Hanging Rock by Peter Weir( Visual )

27 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Valentine's Day picnic at an ancient volcanic outcropping turns to disaster for the residents of Mrs. Appleyard's school when a few young girls inexplicably vanish on Hanging Rock."--Container
Red Dog by Jennifer Bassett( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Incredible true story of a wandering, dust-covered Kelpie who hitched his way to the mining town of Dampier and into the hearts of each and every one of its residents ... A great emotional tale of adventure, love and lasting friendship"--Container
The boys are back by Scott Hicks( Visual )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the unexpected death of his wife, a sportswriter finds himself consumed with grief and completely unprepared to raise two boys. Determined to bring joy back into their lives, he takes a 'just say yes' approach to parenting. And as freedom reigns, chaos ensues
Ten Canoes by Rolf De Heer( Visual )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and Australian languages and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten canoes tells the story of the people of the Arafura swamp, in their language, and is set a long time before the coming of the Balanda, as white people were known. Dayindi covets one of the wives of his older brother. To teach him the proper way, he is told a story from the mythical past, a story of wrong love, kidnapping, sorcery, bungling mayhem and revenge gone wrong
Disgrace by Steve Jacobs( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor David Lurie is a man whose world is shattered when he is fired for seducing a college student. He finds peace at his estranged daughter's modest farm in South Africa until a horrific incident of terror and violence forces Lurie to confront his beliefs and the disturbing racial complexities of the new South Africa
Oranges and sunshine by Jim Loach( Visual )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unforgettable true story of Margaret Humphreys, a social worker who uncovered one of the most controversial scandals of recent times: the organized deportation of innocent children from the UK to Australia, where they were thought to be lost in the system forever. Against overwhelming odds, and with little regard for her own safety, Humphreys reunited thousands of families and brought worldwide attention to a corrupt system and an extraordinary miscarriage of justice
Wolf Creek by Greg McLean( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chilling story of three backpackers in remote Australia, who are plunged into danger when they accept help from a seemingly friendly local, unaware that he is a homicidal killer
ANZAC girls( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on true events, this uplifting drama tells the story of five Australian and New Zealand nurses during World War I. Drawing on the real participants' diaries and letters, this six-part drama celebrates the contributions of women to the war effort
December boys by Rod Hardy( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the late 1960s, four orphan boys go for a holiday by the sea on the South Australian coast. Since they share the same birth month, the orphanage calls them December boys. But these teens--Maps, Spit, Spark and Misty--have much more in common. With no hopes of ever joining a family, they form their own familial bonds. Then the unexpected news comes that a young couple may adopt one of them, and the long-time pals suddenly share something else: a rivalry to be the chosen one
Opal dream by Ben Rice( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kellyanne, a young girl growing up in the Australian Outback, is very attached to her two imaginary friends, but when her father loses them after taking them to the mine while Kellyanne is at a party, her health begins to deteriorate and it is up to her brother to rally the whole town to find the missing Dingan and Pobby
Hey hey it's Esther Blueburger( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hey, Hey It's Esther Blueburger is a hilarious coming of age comedy that explores what it's really like to be an outsider in your own world. Esther (newcomer Danielle Catanzariti) is not like other girls; she befriends a duck, talks to God through the toilet and break-dances at her bat-mitzvah. Her school is a daily torment of mind-numbing conformity and bell-ringing rituals. Home is a pressure cooker driven by her mother Grace's (Essie Davis) demand for perfection. But life changes when Esther meets uber hip Sunni, (Keisha Castle- Hughes) and her off beat single mother Mary (Toni Collette) and slips out of her oppressive all-girls private school and into a public one under the guise of a foreign exchange student. She learns that it's ok to be different and that being true to yourself is more important than fitting in
Look both ways by Sarah Watt( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mix of animation and live action, set over a scorchingly hot weekend, when people dealing with unexpected events find their lives intersecting. Nick (William McInnes) visits a doctor for a routine medical and is given a devastating diagnosis, but has to wait until Monday for specialist advice. Meryl (Justine Clarke), returning from a funeral, has until Monday to finish her project or lose her job. Andy (Anthony Hayes) is thrown by his girlfriend's ultimatum and has to consider the news of her unplanned pregnancy. The convergence of their paths creates an intriguing picture, intimate, universal and uplifting
The tracker by Rolf De Heer( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tracker: An Aborigine tracker is teamed with three mounted policemen to search for a fugitive suspected of murdering a white woman. A study in archetypes and stereotypes, as each individual moves closer to their own primal emotions and instincts as they move further into the outback. When the searchers come into contact with the native peoples of the wilderness, their urges find new and brutal outlets
The Snowtown murders( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on horrifying crimes discovered in Snowtown, Australia in 1999. The film follows a mother raising her three boys in a poor suburb. She takes up with a new man, hoping for security but instead welcoming a vicious predator into her home. An uncompromising look at the alarming circumstances that led to the notorious crimes
Innocence by Paul Cox( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Con el tiempo la inocencia del primer amor se pierde, pero por algo no se puede olvidar, Andreas Borg, es un organista y maestro de música retirado, que descubre que su primer verdaddero amor Claire vive en la misma ciudad que él. Cincuenta años después que ellos compartieron una relación apasionada en la post-guerra de Bélgica, Andreas le escribe una carta y ella responde dudando a la propuesta de verse otra vez, pero pronto resurge el amor que no ha desaparecido y parece que nada a cambiado aunque inevitablemente todo lo ha hecho..."--Envase
52 Tuesdays by Matthew Cormack( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed over 52 consecutive Tuesdays with the non-profesional cast being given their scripts one week at a time, this Australian coming of age independent film centers on 16-year-old Billie's reluctant path to independence, accelerated when her mother reveals plans to gender transition and their time together becomes limited to Tuesday afternoons
Last cab to Darwin by Michael Caton( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rex is a cab driver who has never left the mining town of Broken Hill in his life. When he discovers he doesn't have long to live, he decides to drive through the heart of the country to Darwin, where he's heard he will be able to die on his own terms; but along the way he discovers that before you can end your life you've got to live it, and to live it you've got to learn to share it
Forbidden lie$ by Films Palace( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norma Khouri won fame and fortune with her 'true story', Forbidden love, about a shocking honor killing in Jordan. The book was a runaway best seller and became the toast of the literary world. Until July 2004, when esteemed Sydney Morning Herald journalist Malcolm Knox exposed her book as a work of fiction, and her protagonist, a figment of her imagination. Now, Khouri is fighting for credibility and offers to go to Jordan to prove that Dalia existed and that the incident really took place
 
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Film Corporation

Film Corporation South Australia

SAFC

SAFC (South Australian Film Corporation)

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