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Wyllie, Dan

Works: 42 works in 141 publications in 4 languages and 4,613 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Gangster films  War films  Crime films  Fiction  Coming-of-age films  Action and adventure films  Detective and mystery television programs  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Dan Wyllie
Most widely held works by Dan Wyllie
Animal kingdom by David Michôd( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 883 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
Sanctum by Alister Grierson( Visual )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... a thrilling underwater adventure based on true events. Master diver Frank McGuire leads a team--including his 17-year-old son--to explore the largest, most beautiful and least accessible cave system on Earth. But when a tropical storm cuts off their only escape route, the team must work together to find their way through an uncharted and dangerous underwater labyrinth to make it out alive. With time running out, can they survive, or will they be trapped forever?"--Container
Miss Fisher's murder mysteries by Kerry Greenwood( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Phryne Fisher (Essie Davis, Girl with a Pearl Earring) is back with more intriguing mysteries and exquisite fashion. A private detective in 1920s Melbourne, Phryne has a knack for being in the right place at the right time-and she's usually armed with the right weapon. Aided by her maid, Dorothy "Dot" Williams (Ashleigh Cummings, Tomorrow, When the War Began), Phryne ventures from the city's mansions to its brothels, gaining admirers and enemies along the way. Often assisting their investigations are Detective Inspector Jack Robinson (Nathan Page, The Secret Life of Us) and Constable Hugh Collins (Hugo Johnstone-Burt, Cloudstreet). Jack fi nds Phryne's eager interest in his cases exasperating, but he comes to rely on her crime-solving instincts-and is increasingly captivated by her other charms. John Noble (Fringe, Sleepy Hollow) guest stars in this series of the hit Australian drama
The water diviner by Andrew Knight( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1919, an Australian farmer travels to Turkey after the Battle of Gallipoli to try and locate his three missing sons. With insurmountable obstacles he must travel across the battle-scarred Turkish landscape to find the truth and his own peace
Jasper Jones by Craig Silvey( Visual )

7 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A riveting and moving Australian coming of age story about Charlie Bucktin, a bookish boy of 14. On the night that Jasper Jones, the town's mixed race outcast shows him the dead body of young Laura Wishheart, Charlie's life is changed forever. Entrusted with this secret and believing Jasper to be innocent, Charlie embarks on a dangerous journey to find the true killer. Set over the scorching summer holidays of 1968, Charlie defeats the local racists, faces the breakup of his parents and falls head over heels in love as he discovers what it means to be truly courageous."
Holy smoke! by Jane Campion( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and French and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Ruth, a young Australian woman, is brainwashed by an Indian guru, her family sends in a cult deprogrammer who confronts her in a remote desert hideaway. He soon finds he's met his match in the iron-willed Ruth
Breath by Tim Winton( Recording )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of adolescence spent resisting complacency, testing one's limit against nature and the power of the sea, and being with like-minded souls
The chopper by Andrew Dominik( Visual )

22 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"I'm just a bloody normal bloke. A normal bloke who likes a bit of torture," says Mark "Chopper" Read. Read is one of Australia's best-selling authors, in part because before he became an author, he was one of Australia's most brutal stand-over men. "Chopper" tells his story with a kind of fascinated horror, a study of the mystique of criminal notoriety, and portrait of a cunning, ruthless killer who is a legend in his own mind. In prison, Chopper is a composed, dynamic, lean survival machine. Out in the real world, Chopper is a going-to-seed paranoiac prone to uncontrollable rages. But this enigmatic criminal exudes charismatic bravado as he plays the raconteur, and the larger-than-life anti-hero he imagines himself to be. If it seems like the universe of "Chopper" Read is the wrong way round, it may be because the film does not designate a point of view from which to observe him. Celebrity, killer, or maniac--it's your call
Bait( Visual )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If an inexplicable feeling of dread overcomes you ... don't ignore it. The residents of this small coastal town do and regret it when a freak tsunami traps a group of them inside a supermarket, where they soon find they are not alone. Their company, besides each other, is a pack of hungry killer sharks. Starring Alex Russell (CHRONICLE, WASTED ON THE YOUNG), Xavier Samuel (ANONYMOUS, TWILIGHT: ECLIPSE), Phoebe Tonkin (TV's THE SECRET CIRCLE), and Julian McMahon (TV's NIP/TUCK, RED)
Bereft by Chris Womersley( Recording )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sergeant Quinn Walker returns from the war to his small hometown to attempt to convince his mother, who is dying of the flu, that he did not rape and murder his sister ten years earlier, a crime everyone believes he committed
Secret city( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed in Parliament House and locations across Canberra and Sydney,Secret Cityis inspired by the best-selling novels The Marmalade Files and The Mandarin Code, written by Canberra political journalists Chris Uhlmann and Steve Lewis. Amidst rising tension between China and America, Canberra press gallery journalist Harriet Dunkley (played byAnna Torv) forces her way closer to the truth, uncovering a secret city of interlocked conspiracies which will threaten her career, her life and endangers the freedom of every Australian
The low road by Chris Womersley( Recording )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young petty criminal, Lee, wakes in a seedy motel to find a bullet in his side and a suitcase of stolen money next to him, with only the haziest memory of exactly how he got there. Soon he meets Wild, a morphine-addicted doctor who is escaping his own disastrous life. As the two men forge an unwilling alliance and flee the city, they are pursued through an increasingly alien and gothic landscape by the aging gangster Josef, who must retrieve the stolen money and deal with Lee to ensure his own survival. By the time Josef finally catches up to them, all three men have been forced to confront the parts of themselves they sought to outrun
Blue murder killer cop( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A floating body, a drug deal gone wrong, and two former detectives the perpetrators. Life imprisonment is the end of Roger Rogerson's story. From his final fall, recorded on CCTV outside a storage lock-up in suburban Sydney, BLUE MURDER: KILLER COP tracks back to Kings Cross, 1989. On the eve of a new decade, 'disgraced former detective' Roger Rogerson (Richard Roxburgh) struggles to find relevance in a rapidly changing world. With the old guard of corrupt Kings Cross detectives soon to be taken down by authorities, can Roger fight to get back in the game through his connections? Or will new found love with Anne (Toni Collette) inspire him to take a new path?
Afghanistan : inside Australia's war( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The definitive account of the war in Afghanistan from a uniquely Australian perspective. A forensic, impeccably researched series that in some ways resembles the classic 'Brook Lapping' style of contemporary history; ie. Death of Yugoslavia, Iran and the West, Iraq, etc. Based on exclusive interviews with decision makers, generals, 'grunts' and the Afghans with whom (and sometimes against whom) they fought, this is an ambitious 'first draft of history' of a much debated war"--Container
Amnesia : a novel by Peter Carey( Recording )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How does a young woman from suburban Melbourne become America's public enemy number one? When Gaby Baillieux releases the Angel Worm into the computers of Australia's prison system, freeing hundreds of asylum seekers, she sets off a chain reaction. These prisons are run by US companies, and so the doors of some 5000 American institutions have also opened. And to some watching eyes, the secrets of both countries threaten to pour out. Was this a mistake? Or has the elusive Gaby declared cyberwar on the US, as part of the longstanding covert conflict between the two countries that has as its most outrageous act the CIA-engineered coup of 1975, a coup so brazen we immediately forgot it as part of our Great Amnesia
One thing led to another by Mark Brandon Read( Recording )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One Thing Led To Another is the real story of the man behind the tattoos, the scars and the most famous missing ears in Australia. It is an utterly compelling insight into our most notorious, most recognisable and most fascinating criminal. Never get too close to anyone, because you might have to kill them. Meet Mark "Chopper" Read. You think you know him. His books have sold hundreds of thousands of copies in Australia. He's been the subject of an internationally successful film. His one-man shows have toured Australia to sell-out crowds. He's the most recognisable criminal brand name in Australia. But the truth is, you don't know him at all. Toe-cutter. Blowtorch aficionado. Killer. Husband. Father. Children's author. Stand-up comedian. The real Chopper has been an enigma - until now, that is. This is the definitive Chopper story. From his strange, tortured childhood, to the formative years as a young gang member and developing criminal, to his decades in and out of prison in Victoria and Tasmania, to his friends and enemies, and his crimes and punishments, this book gives us the true stories that lie behind the Chopper myths, as well as the stories he's never revealed before
Love my way. growing up can take a lifetime( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This highly acclaimed series is a drama about a 30-something woman negotiating the web of contemporary relationships, juggling the priorities of family obligations, being successful at love while fulfilled professionally and the hope that "happiness" might occur if all the other things fall into place. Heartache and family angst clash in the lives of the Jacksons and the Paiges, two closely-knit yet detached family units. Pressure and temptations are constantly mounting, everything from the stormy, mad life of Frankie and the self-loathing, carnal relationships of Tom to the deceitful, double-sided life of Charlie and his ruthless and controling wife Julia intertwined with one another, looking after their children, their lives and loves as best they can. Love My Way is an exploration of the love that binds us, the relationships that define us and the dreams of grownups
The king is dead : good neighbours are bad for business( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Good neighbours are bad for business. Unsuspecting, Max and Therese buy a new house in a quiet neighbourhood, finding a nice family on one side and, interesting on the other. But interesting soon becomes loud, and loud soon becomes intolerable and when the intolerable becomes violent, Max and Therese are forced to try and solve the problem of the neighbour from hell themselves
Curtin by Irish Genealogy & Family History( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is a raw and intimate story of a driven and inspirational leader - a man who struggles to battle his own personal demons while serving and protecting a country at war."--Container
The last confession of Alexander Pearce( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Last Confession of Alexander Pearce follows the final days of Irish convict and cannibal Alexander Pearce's life as he awaits execution. The year is 1824 and the British penal colony of Van Diemen's Land is little more than a living hell. Chained to a wall in the darkness of a cell under Hobart Gaol, Pearce is visited by Father Connolly, the parish priest of the fledgling colony and a fellow Irishman
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Wyllie, Daniel 1970-

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English (108)

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