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New South Wales Film and Television Office

Overview
Works: 437 works in 839 publications in 1 language and 12,357 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Romance films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Historical films  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Melodrama  Documentary films  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Producer, Funder, prn
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about New South Wales Film and Television Office
 
Most widely held works by New South Wales Film and Television Office
Bright star by Jane Campion( Visual )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 1,632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nineteenth century poet John Keats and the girl next door, Fanny Brawne, started out as unlikely lovers who were totally at odds with each other. However, when Brawne offers to help Keats nurse his seriously ill brother, the two soon became involved in an unstoppable romance that only his untimely death at age 25 could bring to a shattering end
Disgrace by Steve Jacobs( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 642 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
The rage in Placid Lake by o( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy drama about two parentally neglected teenagers, Placid Lake and Gemma, who find the courage to believe in themselves
Little fish by Cate Blanchett( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in in the Little Saigon district outside of Sydney, former heroin addict Tracy Heart is trying to escape her past. After four years of treading water and trying to rebuild her relationship with her mother, Janelle, she has set herself the dream of owning her own business
The black balloon by Elissa Down( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's about the Mollison family, Army Dad, Simon, very pregnant Mum, Maggie, and sons Thomas, and Charlie. Charlie is autistic. The family has recently moved to the outer suburbs of Sydney, so Thomas has to fit into a new school yet again and cope with Charlie when Maggie has to rest up. Thomas's burgeoning relationship with Jackie, is going fine but Thomas is becoming increasingly resentful of the burdens placed on him by his brother. This is such a strong film. The role of Thomas is a knife-edge one, it could so easily be made unsympathetic, but RHYS WAKEFIELD makes us empathise with Thomas's agonies, and LUKE FORD makes Charlie both loveable and exasperating, another big achievement
The square by Nash Edgerton( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ray is in a loveless marriage and hopes to escape the monotony when he begins a torrid affair with next-door neighbor Carla. Although she is married to a low-level mobster, she also seeks a little excitement. Ray's moral values are tested to the limit when Carla presents him with a bag of cash from one of her husband's latest crimes. What was to be an opportunity to take the money and run, soon becomes a matter of arson, murder, and blackmail
Candy by Neil Armfield( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A powerful and intimate mapping of a decade-long love affair between a bohemian poet and a free-spirited art student. Hooked as much on one another as they are on heroin, their relationship alternates between states of oblivion, self-destruction and despair
The incredible journey of Mary Bryant by Peter Andrikidis( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1788, Mary Bryant, a starving young Cornwall girl, is convicted of a petty crime and sentenced to seven years in the Australian penal colony of Botany Bay. When Mary initiates an escape, she embarks on an arduous four thousand-mile journey toward freedom in a tragic and triumphant story that would make her one of history's most fascinating and courageous unsung heroines
Australia : Land beyond time( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Australia is the world's largest island and smallest continent. It is an exotic and intriguing land shaped by it's isolation from all other lands. With thousands of miles of red desert sand dunes that characterize its famous Outback and lush coastal rainforests rich in unique wildlife, Australia is a place of extremes. Go on a breathtaking journey back in time to witness the birth and evolution of a mysterious land that harbors remnants of Earth's earliest life and many of its strangest creatures that exist nowhere else on the planet
Beneath clouds by Ivan Sen( Visual )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lena (Dannielle Hall) has an absent Irish father she longs to see and an Aboriginal mother she finds disgusting. When she breaks away, she meets up with petty crim Vaughn (Damien Pitt) who's just escaped from low security prison to reluctantly visit his dying mother. Blonde and light-skinned, Lena is in denial about her Aboriginal heritage; Vaughn is an angry young man with a grudge against all whites. An uneasy relationship begins to form as they hit the road heading to Sydney, taking them on a journey that's as emotional as it is physical, as revealing as it is desperate"--SBS-TV website
Death defying acts by Gillian Armstrong( Visual )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary McGarvie is a beautiful con artist who, with the help of her young daughter, fools audiences into believing she is psychic. The legendary magician Harry Houdini comes to town with a skeptic's challenge. He is going to give $10,000 to anyone who can correctly 'channel' his mother's dying words. Mary accepts the challenge. Houdini enters into a passionate affair with the charming clairvoyant even as he prepares for the most dangerous stunt of his career
Oscar and Lucinda by Peter Carey( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oscar is an Anglican priest who gambles discreetly and donates his winnings to help the poor. Lucinda is an Australian businesswoman who boldly defies the rules of 19th-century society. When they meet over an innocent game of cards, their passion for gambling leads them both down a road of romance, chance and fate that changes their lives forever
Romulus, my father by Richard Roxburgh( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Based on Raimond Gaita's critically acclaimed memoir. It is the tale of a boy trying to balance a universe described by his deeply moral father, against the experience of heartbreaking absence and neglect from his mother.'--Container
He died with a felafel in his hand( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danny has just moved into his 47th shared house, this time in Brisbane, and the flatmates have not improved. One lives in a closet, another in a tent in the living room and, before Danny takes off for shared house no. 48 in Melbourne, he will have endured satanic worshipers, skinheads and the perennially ubiquitous cane toad. No wonder he is on the verge of a nervous breakdown
$9.99 by Tatia Rosenthal( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unemployed 20-something man finds that the answers to the meaning of life can be found in a book. Soon his path crosses some of his more unusual neighbors, all looking for something missing in their lives
Forbidden lie$ by Films Palace( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 242 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
Somersault by Cate Shortland( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Heidi, a pretty sixteen-year-old girl living with her young single mother falls foul of her own burgeoning sexuality, and is forced to leave home. She flees to the snowy ski resort of Lake Jindabyne to a former boyfriend whom she is upset to find is no longer interested. Left to fend for herself, she uses her mind, her spirit and ultimately her body to befriend a cross-section of the small, freezing idyll : kindly motel owner, Irene, service station worker, Bianca and the despondent Joe, who's intense relationship with Heidi sends each of their ideas about sexuality, class, family and future spiralling out of control."--Container
The waiting city( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Ben and Fiona journey to Calcutta to pick up their adopted baby, the intoxicating power of the chaotic city pulls them apart. Forced to confront the rift forming between them, the couple ultimately rediscovers themselves and finds true happiness
Introducing the Dwights( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shy, warm-hearted, good-looking Tim Dwight has two women crazy about him. One is a dream girl named Jill. The other is his mum, Jean, a bawdy aging comedienne who doesn't realize she's past her sell-by date for a big break. As Jean tries to make it in show biz, she also struggles to hold her family, including Tim and his disabled brother Mark, together. Will the arrival of Tim's dream girl bust them up?
The man who sued God by Mark Joffe( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy Connolly plays Steve Myers, a lawyer who became a fisherman from frustration. When his one piece of property, his boat, is struck by lightning and destroyed he is denied insurance money because it was 'an act of God'. He re-registers as a lawyer and sues the insurance company and the church under the guise of God, defending himself. The accident leads him to a friendship and eventual relationship with a journalist, Anna Redmond (Davis)
 
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