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South Australian Film Corporation

Overview
Works: 1,174 works in 1,968 publications in 3 languages and 22,222 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  War films  Biographical films  Melodrama  Coming-of-age films 
Roles: Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about South Australian Film Corporation
 
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Breaker Morant by Bruce Beresford( Visual )

74 editions published between 1979 and 2017 in English and held by 1,778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three Australian lieutenants are court martialed for executing prisoners as a way of deflecting attention from war crimes committed by their superior officers. Based on a play and true story
Hotel Mumbai( Visual )

4 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A true story of humanity and heroism, this film vividly recounts the 2008 siege of the famed Taj Hotel by a group of terrorists in Mumbai, India. Among the dedicated hotel staff is the renowned chef Hemant Oberoi and a waiter who choose to risk their lives to protect their guests. As the world watches on, a desperate couple is forced to make unthinkable sacrifices to protect their newborn child
Red Dog by Rachael Taylor( Visual )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,074 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 )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This poignant drama of fatherhood follows Joe, a wise-cracking British sports journalist, living family life in regional South Australia. In the wake of his wife's tragic death, he finds himself in the sudden state of sole carer for six-year-old Artie. With emotions already in overdrive, Joe's elder teenage son coming to stay, and now he's faced with raising two boys in a household devoid of feminine influence and lack of rules
Picnic at Hanging Rock by Peter Weir( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 764 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
Ten Canoes by Rolf De Heer( Visual )

20 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and Australian languages and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the distant past, Dayindi covets his older brother's wife. To teach him the proper way, he is told a parable of forbidden love from the mythical past, a story of wrong love, kidnapping, sorcery, and revenge gone wrong
Disgrace by Steve Jacobs( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 607 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 )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 579 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 576 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 by Georgia Flood( Visual )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 536 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 )

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

Four orphans leave an orphanage but when one is going to be adopted the tension begins
Sweet country by Warwick Thornton( Visual )

5 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam, a middle-aged Aboriginal man, works for a preacher in the outback of Australia's Northern Territory. When Harry, a bitter war veteran, moves into a neighboring outpost, the preacher sends Sam and his family to help Harry renovate his cattle yards. But Sam's relationship with the cruel and ill-tempered Harry quickly deteriorates, culminating in a violent shootout in which Sam kills Harry in self-defense
Opal dream by Ben Rice( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 434 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
Tracks by John Curran( Visual )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En 1977, une jeune Australienne solitaire et déterminée entreprend une traversée de 2700 kilomètres dans le désert avec quatre chameaux et son chien. [Médiafilm]
The tracker by Rolf De Heer( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in English and Italian and held by 348 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
Hey hey it's Esther Blueburger( Visual )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 344 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
Storm boy by Colin Thiele( Visual )

1 edition published in 2019 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the beloved book, the emotional tale of a young boy growing up on the beautiful but uninhabited coastline of Southern Australia who unexpectedly rescues and then raises three orphaned pelicans. When he forms a close bond with them, he finds himself at odds with his fisherman father and his life takes a new and unexpected turn
Picnic at Hanging Rock( Visual )

14 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set at the turn of the twentieth century, the film concerns a small group of students from an all-female college and a chaperone, who vanish while on a St. Valentine's Day outing. Less a mystery than a journey into the mystic, as well as an inquiry into issues of class and sexual repression in Australian society
Last cab to Darwin by Michael Caton( Visual )

2 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 302 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
Look both ways by Sarah Watt( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An innovative 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
 
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Film Corporation

Film Corporation South Australia

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SAFC (South Australian Film Corporation)

South Australian Film

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