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New South Wales Film and Television Office

Overview
Works: 454 works in 809 publications in 1 language and 11,991 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Romance films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Melodrama  Documentary films  Independent films 
Roles: Funder, Producer, 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 1,633 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 644 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 )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 521 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 )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 475 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 black balloon by En Tang( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 461 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 2010 in English and held by 423 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 394 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
Beneath clouds by Autumn Films( Visual )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lena is a fair-skinned girl with an Aboriginal mother. She rejects the indigenous family that surrounds her and longs for the love of her Irish father. Vaughn is a dark-skinned teenage boy who lives in a prison camp. He is angry at the 'white' world that surrounds him. These two hardened souls escape from their worlds in a struggle for purpose, identity, and love
He died with a felafel in his hand( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A renter seeks love, meaning and bathroom solitude through a series of shared housing experiences in a succession of cities on the east coast of Australia
Oscar and Lucinda by Peter Carey( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 316 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
Death defying acts by Gillian Armstrong( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on tour in 1926, the great magician Harry Houdini meets and begins a passionate love affair with a psychic who isn't exactly who she claims to be
Romulus, my father by Richard Roxburgh( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 293 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 in 2007 in English and held by 288 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
Australia : Land beyond time( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A breathtaking journey through the exotic, surreal and dramatic natural environment of Australia"--Container
$9.99( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 254 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$( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 247 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 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 214 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 189 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 first Australians : the untold story of Australia( Visual )

23 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"First Australians chronicles the birth of contemporary Australia as never told before, from the perspective of its first people. The series explores what unfolds when the oldest living culture in the world is overrun by the world's greatest empire. Over seven episodes, First Australians depicts the true stories of individuals - both black and white - caught in an epic drama of friendship, revenge, loss and victory in Australia's most transformative period of history. The story begins in 1788 in Sydney, with the friendship between an Englishmen (Governor Phillip) and a warrior (Bennelong) and ends in 1993 with Koiki Mabo's legal challenge to the foundation of Australia. First Australians chronicles the collision of two worlds and the genesis of a new nation"--SBS website
 
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FTO

New South Wales Film & Television Office

New South Wales Film and Television Office

NSW Film and Television Office

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