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South Australian Film Corporation

Overview
Works: 802 works in 1,289 publications in 4 languages and 16,623 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Horror films  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  War films  Military history  Historical films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by South Australian Film Corporation
Breaker Morant by Bruce Beresford ( Visual )
55 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 1,627 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 )
24 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 1,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On Valentine's Day, 1900, a group of Australian schoolgirls set out for a picnic at Hanging Rock. Four of them disappear
Shine by Scott Hicks ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pianist David Helfgott, driven by his father and teachers, has a breakdown. Years later he returns to the piano, to popular if not critical acclaim
The boys are back by Scott Hicks ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 909 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
Red Dog by Louis De Bernières ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 878 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
Ten canoes ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and Australian languages and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A parable of forbidden love from Australia's mythical past, narrated by Australian icon David Gulpilil and starring his son Jamie as the covetous youth Dayindi, Ten Canoes is a ground-breaking glimpse into aboriginal life centuries before European settlement. Shot in and around the Arafura Wetlands of Central Arnhem Land, Rolf de Heer and the People of Ramingining have created a pioneering and timeless tale for all people and all cultures." --DVD Container
Disgrace by Steve Jacobs ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 610 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 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 565 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 )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kristy, Ben and Liz are three friends in their twenties who set out to hike through the scenic Wolf Creek National Park in the Australian Outback. Trouble begins when they get back from their hike to find that their car won't start. The trio think they have a way out when they run into a friendly local bushman named Mick Taylor, but what Mick has in mind for them has nothing to do with friendliness. The trio discover that their real troubles have just begun
December boys by Rod Hardy ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the classic Michael Noonan novel, December Boys is a story of four orphan teenagers all born in the same month - growing up behind the closed doors of a Catholic convent in outback Australia. For years, the boys watch younger kids leave with their newly adopted parents and have come to the realisation their time may never come. The Reverend Mother gives the boys something to look forward to by sending them to visit the seaside for the first time
Opal dream by Ben Rice ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 464 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 399 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 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Meryl is a lonely artist who literally envisions disaster around every corner. Nick is a photojournalist whose work keeps him emotionally distanced from the tragedies he documents. When the two meet in the aftermath of a real train accident, their lives, and the lives of a handful of other witnesses and victims, are revealed and transformed
The tracker by Rolf De Heer ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gulpilil one red blood: A documentary on Australian actor David Gulpilil, taking special note of Gulpilil's path between his highly acclaimed professional career and his Aboriginal traditions and culture
Innocence ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 284 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
The Snowtown murders ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 266 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
McLeod's daughters ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Claire and Tess, two sisters who were separated as children, are reunited when they inherit Drover's Run, a large Australian cattle property passed down for generations. Together they assemble an all-female workforce and face the challenges of the land
The shiralee ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fiercely independent man reluctantly takes his daughter on the road with him to the Australian outback while he looks for work
Forbidden lie$ ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 222 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
Storm boy by Henri Safron ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in English and French and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adventure about a boy who learns about life from an adopted pelican, an Aboriginal, and his own father
 
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Alternative Names
Film Corporation
Film Corporation South Australia
SAFC
South Australian Film
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