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New South Wales Film and Television Office

Overview
Works: 431 works in 824 publications in 1 language and 12,104 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Romance films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Melodrama  Comedy films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Crime films 
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 )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 1,635 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 Steven E 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
Little fish by Cate Blanchett( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After years of treading water in her career and redeeming herself after a troubled past, Tracy Heart sets a goal of owning her own business. Her goals are torn apart by the return of her ex-boyfriend and the criminal intentions of her brother
The square by Nash Edgerton( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 414 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 Chet Baker( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 393 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 328 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
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
Oscar and Lucinda by Peter Carey( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 311 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
He died with a felafel in his hand( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 310 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
Death defying acts by Gillian Armstrong( Visual )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 309 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
Romulus, my father by Richard Roxburgh( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Raimond Gaita's critically acclaimed memoir, this film tells the story of Romulus, his beautiful wife, Christina, and their struggle in the face of great adversity to bring up their son, Raimond. It is, ultimately, a story of impossible love that celebrates the unbreakable bond between a father and a son
Forbidden lie$ by Films Palace( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 244 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
$9.99 by Tatia Rosenthal( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 244 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
Somersault by Cate Shortland( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 226 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 )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young couple's marriage is put to the test when they arrive in India to pick up their adopted daughter and find the arrangements have not yet been finalized
Introducing the Dwights( Visual )

3 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?
 
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Alternative Names
FTO

New South Wales Film & Television Office

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