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New South Wales Film and Television Office

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Works: 400 works in 674 publications in 1 language and 10,941 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Trials, litigation, etc  Bibliography  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Producer, Funder
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by New South Wales Film and Television Office
Bright star by Jane Campion ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,604 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 )
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
The black balloon by Elissa Down ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 489 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 rage in Placid Lake ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 483 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 Rowan Woods ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 461 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
Candy by Neil Armfield ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dan is a poet who falls in love with two kinds of Candy: a woman of the same name and heroin. As Dan goes from a smart-aleck to someone trying to find a vein to inject, Candy changes from an actress to a streetwalker and then a madwoman. Starting in Sydney, the two eventually end up in Melbourne to try and go clean, but they fail. This leads them to turn to finding money and heroin, while other posessions and attachments become unimportant
The square by Nash Edgerton ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 404 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
Beneath clouds by Ivan Sen ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blue eyed, fair skinned Lena is the daughter of an Aboriginal mother, living in a small country town. She longs for the romantic ideal of her absent father and his Irish heritage. When her home life feels set to implode, she hits the road with little money, a backpack and a photo of her dad. When Lena misses her bus to Sydney, she meets up with Vaughn, an Aboriginal teenager who has run away from a minimum-security prison in the desperate hope of reaching his ill mother. Vaughn is hardened by his anger at the world. Initially the two reluctant travelling companions are suspicious and wary of each other, but their journey, mostly by foot and the odd lift, builds an understanding between them
Australia Land beyond time ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 324 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
Oscar and Lucinda by Peter Carey ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 310 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 )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 289 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 Houdini's secret by Gillian Armstrong ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 287 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 Raimond Gaita ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 283 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
The incredible journey of Mary Bryant ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 244 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.--Container
Somersault by Cate Shortland ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 227 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
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
The waiting city ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 214 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 )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 191 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?
Selling sickness ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Off-air recording of television program broadcast on October 5, 2004 and date copied on October 19, 2004 made by : Bundoora, Vic. : La Trobe University, The Borchardt Library. OA2004-343
The first Australians the untold story of Australia ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First Australians chronicles the birth of contemporary Australia as never told before, from the perspective of its first people. First Australians explores what unfolds when the oldest living culture in the world is overrun by the world's greatest empire
 
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Alternative Names
FTO
New South Wales Film & Television Office
New South Wales Film & Television Office
New South Wales Film and Television Office
NSW Film and Television Office
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English (105)
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