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Screen Australia

Works: 1,023 works in 2,172 publications in 3 languages and 56,764 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Horror films  Comedy films  Historical films  Romance films  Crime films  War films 
Roles: Producer, pre
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Lion by Garth Davis( Visual )

15 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 2,444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five-year-old Saroo gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of kilometers across India, away from home and family. Saroo must learn to survive alone in Kolkata, before ultimately being adopted by an Australian couple. Twenty-five years later, armed with only a handful of memories, his unwavering determination, and a revolutionary technology known as Google Earth, he sets out to find his lost family and finally return to his first home
Bright star by Jane Campion( Visual )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,511 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
Winchester( Visual )

13 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 1,371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eccentric firearm heiress Sarah Winchester believes she is haunted by the souls of people killed by the Winchester repeating rifle
The dressmaker by Jocelyn Moorhouse( Visual )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the beautiful and talented Tilly Dunnage. After years working as a dressmaker in exclusive Parisian fashion houses, Tilly returns home to a town in the Australian outback to reconcile with her eccentric mother Molly. She also falls in love with the pure-hearted Teddy, and armed with her sewing machine and haute couture style, Tilly transforms the women of the town, exacting sweet revenge on those who did her wrong
Hotel Mumbai( Visual )

7 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 1,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A true story of humanity and heroism, this film vividly recounts the 2008 siege of the famed Taj Hotel by a group of terrorists in Mumbai, India. Among the dedicated hotel staff is the renowned chef Hemant Oberoi and a waiter who choose to risk their lives to protect their guests. As the world watches on, a desperate couple is forced to make unthinkable sacrifices to protect their newborn child
The babadook by Jennifer Kent( Visual )

15 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Where there is imagination, there is darkness and from within that darkness lurks a being of unfathomable terror ...close to home. Amelia (AFI Award winner Essie Davis (Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries, The Slap) is a single mother plagued by the violent death of her husband. When a disturbing storybook called "The Babadook" turns up at her house she is forced to battle with her son's deep seated fear of a monster. Soon she discovers a sinister presence all around her... A chilling tale of the unseen and otherworldly in the haunting tradition of The Conjuring and The Orphanage, Jennifer Kent's visceral journey into the heart of fear itself is as terrifying as it is believable
The railway man by Jonathan Teplitzky( Visual )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eric Lomax (Colin Firth) es un oficial del Ejército Británico fascinado desde su infancia por los ferrocarriles. Durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial (1939-1945) fue capturado por los japoneses en la campaña de Singapur (1942) y enviado a un campo de trabajo en la línea férrea entre Birmania y Tailandia. Allí, consiguió sobrevivir a pesar de las terribles condiciones de vida y de las torturas que sufrió. Muchos años después, instalado en el norte de Inglaterra con su esposa (Nicole Kidman), sigue dedicándose a su pasión por los trenes; pero entonces averigua que el soldado japonés que tanto lo maltrató sigue vivo. Historia basada en hechos reales
Red Dog by Rachael Taylor( Visual )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Incredible true story of a wandering, dust-covered Kelpie who hitched his way to the mining town of Dampier and into the hearts of each and every one of its residents ... A great emotional tale of adventure, love and lasting friendship"--Container
Animal kingdom by David Michôd( Visual )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When seventeen year old J's mother dies of an overdose, he calls his grandmother, Janine "Smurf" Cody, who invites him to come live with her. A Ma Barker camouflaged as a cheery suburban grandmother, she dotes on her roguish boys, and looks to add J to the mix. The oldest is Pope, a gunman off his meds, unhinged drug dealer Craig, and baby-faced youngest Darren. The brothers, along with Pope's friend Baz have been running a very successful armed robbery business. J's just looking for a home, but he's caught between the sociopathic Pope and a cold, methodical police sergeant who wants the Cody's bad. Now J must become a survivalist, navigating unsteadily but instinctively between his unscrupulous grandmother and the dirty cops, trying to escape the poisonous grip of both
Daybreakers( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2019 in English and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 2019, an unknown plague has transformed the world's population into vampires. As the human population nears extinction, so does the blood supply. Now the vampires must find a blood substitute before time runs out. Researcher Edward Dalton and a clandestine group of vampires have made a remarkable discovery, one which has the power to save the human race. Includes featurette, commentary, trailer, and art gallery
Predestination by Michael Spierig( Visual )

14 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life of a Temporal Agent sent on an intricate series of time-travel journeys designed to prevent future killers from committing their crimes. Now, on his final assignment, the Agent must stop the one criminal that has eluded him throughout time and prevent a devastating attack in which thousands of lives will be lost
The Sapphires by Wayne Blair( Visual )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in 1968, the film follows Gail ... Cynthia ... Julie ... and Kay as they seize a risky, but irresistible, chance to launch a professional career singing for U.S. troops in Vietnam. Under the guidance of an R & B-loving Irish musician, Dave Lovelace ... the girls transform themselves into a sizzling soul act and set out to make a name for themselves hundred of miles from home"--Container
The boys are back by Scott Hicks( Visual )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This poignant drama of fatherhood follows Joe, a wise-cracking British sports journalist, living family life in regional South Australia. In the wake of his wife's tragic death, he finds himself in the sudden state of sole carer for six-year-old Artie. With emotions already in overdrive, Joe's elder teenage son coming to stay, and now he's faced with raising two boys in a household devoid of feminine influence and lack of rules
The rover( Visual )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a world ten years following the collapse of society, the rule of the law has disintegrated and life is cheap. Hardened loner Eric travels the desolate towns and roads of the outback. When a gang of thieves steals his car they leave behind a wounded Rey in their wake. Forcing Rey to help track the gang, Eric will go to any lengths to take back the one possession that still matters to him
Jungle by Greg McLean( Visual )

8 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An enthusiastic young adventurer follows his dreams into the Amazon jungle with two friends and a guide with a mysterious past. Their journey quickly turns into a terrifying ordeal as the darkest elements of human nature and the deadliest threats of the wilderness lead to an all-out fight for survival
Mary and Max by Adam Elliot( Visual )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eight-year-old girl living in Australia and a forty-four-year-old man living in New York City form an unlikely friendship as pen pals
Miss Fisher's murder mysteries by Kerry Greenwood( Visual )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Phryne Fisher is back with more intriguing mysteries and exquisite fashion. A private detective in 1920s Melboune, Phryne has a knack for being in the right place at the right time
Tanna by Bentley Dean( Visual )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tanna is an exotic tale of forbidden love and crackling adventure, capturing the essence of youthful romance and the formidable pressures of tribal life."--Container
Miss Fisher's murder mysteries( Visual )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our lady sleuth sashays through the back lanes and jazz clubs of late 1920's Melbourne, fighting injustice with her pearl-handled pistol and her dagger sharp wit
The Doctor Blake mysteries( Visual )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1959, Dr. Lucian Blake returns to his Australian hometown to continue his late father's medical practice, but it is his additional responsibility as the town's chief medical officer that leads him to investigating cases of suspicious death
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Bright star
The boys are back
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