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New South Wales Film and Television Office

Overview
Works: 409 works in 687 publications in 1 language and 11,024 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Trials, litigation, etc 
Roles: Producer, Funder
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 )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,626 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 611 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 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
All Thomas wants is a normal adolescence, but his autistic brother Charlie thwarts his every opportunity. Will Thomas, with the help of his girlfriend Jackie, accept his brother?
The rage in Placid Lake ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 487 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 463 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 )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 413 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 407 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
Australia Land beyond time ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 325 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 )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 325 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
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
Death defying acts by Gillian Armstrong( Visual )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 297 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
He died with a felafel in his hand ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 288 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
Romulus, my father by Raimond Gaita( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 287 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 258 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
Somersault by Cate Shortland( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 230 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 225 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 215 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 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?
Selling sickness ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documentary examines the pharmaceutical industry's marketing of antidepressants with particular emphasis on the firm GlaxoSmithKline. It explores the unhealthy relationships between society, medical science and the pharmaceutical industry as they promote miracle cures - selling not just drugs but also the latest diseases that go with them. It also looks at the growing controversy around SSRI antidepressants (especially as they affect adolescents) and follows British psychiatrist David Healy and patients' accusations that aggressive drug marketing is blurring the boundaries between medical conditions and ordinary life
Walking on water by Tony Ayres( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charlie and Anna are Gavin's two best friends. They made a pact to assist the terminally ill Gavin to die when the time came. However, despite a massive dose of morphine, Gavin stays alive. Charlie ends up using a plastic bag to suffocate Gavin, hardly the dignified death they had planned. Thus begins an emotional roller coaster ride during which Charlie and Anna are forced to face the true meaning of friendship, loyalty and love
 
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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
South Wales Film and Television Office.
The South Wales Film and Television Office.
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