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Screen Australia

Works: 921 works in 1,947 publications in 3 languages and 52,813 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Horror films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Historical films  Detective and mystery television programs  Action and adventure films  Romance films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Lion by Garth Davis( Visual )

13 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 2,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Five year old Saroo gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of meters 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."--Container
Bright star by Jane Campion( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,550 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 )

11 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 1,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this bittersweet, comedy-drama, set in early 1950s Australia, the strikingly elegant, fashion-forward Tilly Dunnage returns to the dustball hometown in the Australian Outback from which she was exiled and, armed with her Singer sewing machine and haute couture style, she sets her sights on revenge against the townsfolk who did her wrong, using her skills as a dressmaker to sew havoc
Daybreakers by Michael Spierig( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,148 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
The babadook by Jennifer Kent( Visual )

12 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and held by 1,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Amelia ... est une mère monoparentale hantée par la mort violente de son mari. Lorsqu'un étrange livre pour enfants intitulé Mister Babadook apparaît chez elle, son fils développe une peur profonde d'un monstre contre laquelle elle devra se battre. Elle découvrira rapidement qu'une présence sinistre l'entoure."--Conteneur
The railway man by Jonathan Teplitzky( Visual )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on an autobiography, this film tells the true story of Eric Lomax, a British Army officer who is captured by the Japanese during WWII and sent to a POW camp, where he is tortured and forced to work on the Thai-Burma Railway. Years later, and still suffering the psychological trauma of his wartime experiences, Lomax is persuaded by his wife Patti to find and confront one of his captors. Accompanied by his best friend, Lomax returns to the scene of his torture and manages to track down his captor, Japanese officer Takashi Nagase, from the prison camp, in an attempt to let go of a lifetime of bitterness and hate
Red Dog by Rachel Taylor( Visual )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,070 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 1,052 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
The Sapphires by Wayne Blair( Visual )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 967 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
Predestination by Michael Spierig( Visual )

12 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 943 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 boys are back by Scott Hicks( Visual )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the unexpected death of his wife, a sportswriter finds himself consumed with grief and completely unprepared to raise two boys. Determined to bring joy back into their lives, he takes a 'just say yes' approach to parenting. And as freedom reigns, chaos ensues
The rover by David Michôd( Visual )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a world 10 years into the general collapse of society, The Rover follows hardened loner Eric (Pearce) as he travels the desolate towns and roads of the outback. When a gang of thieves steals his car, they leave behind a wounded Rey (Pattinson). Forcing Rey to help track the gang, Eric will go to any lengths to take back the one thing that still matters to him
Jungle by Greg McLean( Visual )

5 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 762 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 )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 761 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
Tanna by Bentley Dean( Visual )

6 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In one of the last traditional tribes in the South Pacific, a young girl falls in love with her chief's grandson. But when war with their enemies escalates, Wawa is unknowingly betrothed as part of a peace deal. The young lovers run away, but are pursued by warriors of both tribes. With their lives on the line, the star-crossed lovers must choose between their hearts and the peaceful future of the tribe
Miss Fisher's murder mysteries by Kerry Greenwood( Visual )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Armed with a razor-sharp wit, Miss. Fisher investigates crimes in opulent 1920s Australia. Sharply written and gorgeously costumed, these episodes are sure to charm fans of costume dramas and mysteries alike
Miss Fisher's murder mysteries( Visual )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 718 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 )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 681 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
The hunter by Daniel Nettheim( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin, a skilled and ruthless mercenary, posing as a scientist sent into the Tasmanian wilderness on a hunt for a tiger believed to be extinct. Hired by an anonymous company that wants the tiger's genetic material, Martin proceeds to set up base camp at a broken-down farmhouse, where he stays with a family, becoming increasingly close to them. However, as his attachment grows, Martin is led down a path of unforeseen dangers, complicating his deadly mission
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Bright star
The boys are back
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controlled identityAustralian Film Commission

controlled identityFilm Australia Pty Limited

controlled identityFilm Finance Corporation Australia

Australia. Dept. of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts. Screen Australia

Australia. Screen Australia

Screen Australia Filmproduktionsgesellschaft