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Australian Film Finance Corporation

Overview
Works: 689 works in 1,841 publications in 4 languages and 22,021 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  History  Documentary films  Educational films  Children's films  Road films  Biographical films  Internet videos 
Roles: prn, Producer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Australian Film Finance Corporation
Rabbit-proof fence by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

33 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 2,484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1931, Molly and her younger cousins, Gracie and Daisy, were three half-caste children from Western Australia who were taken from their parents under government edict and sent to an institution, were taught to forget their families, their culture, and re-invent themselves as members of "white" Australian society. The three girls begin an epic journey back to Western Australia, travelling 1,500 miles on foot with no food or water, and navigating by following the fence that has been build across the nation to stem an over-population of rabbits
The adventures of Priscilla, queen of the desert by Stephan Elliott( Visual )

42 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 1,393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a contract to perform a drag show way out in the Australian desert, Tick, Adam, and Ralph each has his own reason for wanting to leave the safety of Sydney. Christening their battered pink tour bus "Priscilla," the trio heads for the outback and into crazy adventures in even crazier outfits
Shine by Scott Hicks( Visual )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Australian pianist David Helfgott. Driven by his father and his teachers he experiences a nervous breakdown and is hospitalized, but later returns to the concert hall
Muriel's wedding by P. J Hogan( Visual )

23 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No one ever paid much attention to Muriel and her humdrum small town life, so she and her best friend Rhonda decide to leave it behind and head for the big city ... where they end up having the exciting adventure of their lives! What's more, soon everyone takes notice when Muriel becomes engaged to a handsome and popular sports hero!
Lantana by Ray Lawrence( Visual )

24 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lantana: a noxious and troublesome weed with dense and spiky undergrowth, sometimes cultivated for its colorful, aromatic flowers (film website). Like the plant, this film is a thicket: lovely and sweet smelling on its surface, dense and thorny beneath. In Lantana, a quartet of married couples from different strata of urban Australian life--wealthy Valerie and John, the middle-class Zats, working-class Jane and her estranged husband Pete, and struggling, just barely working-class Nik and Paula--are connected by psychiatrist Valerie, whose disappearance is the event around which these couples lives begin to revolve. The delicately layered storyline reminds viewers of three essential truths about human existence: No one is exactly what he or she seems; actions generate ripples that reach far beyond the actions themselves; and life does go on, no matter what, but it is never the same as before. Before what? Before everything
The rage in Placid Lake by o( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy drama about two parentally neglected teenagers, Placid Lake and Gemma, who find the courage to believe in themselves
Oscar and Lucinda by Peter Carey( Visual )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oscar (Ralph Fiennes) is a priest who gambles discreetly and donates his winnings to help the poor. Lucinda (Blanchett) is an Australian businesswoman who boldly defies society's rules. When they meet over an innocent game of cards, their lives are changed forever. Filled with wonderful performances, this critically-acclaimed film from Gillian Armstrong (Little Women) has been hailed as "the most adventuresome movie yet made by one of the best filmmakers of her time." (Los Angeles Times)
Australia by Chip Duncan( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 372 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 )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lena, a light-skinned abnormal girl, finds herself on a journey of necessity with Vaughn, a Murri boy doing prison time; as they venture into the unknown, they discover they have more in common than they realized
Napoleon by Sacha Guitry( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join a precocious Golden Retriever pup as he takes off on a magical journey to the wilds of the Australian Outback in this wonderful, all-animal adventure
The sum of us by Geoff Burton( Visual )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A heterosexual father and his gay son are trying to find Ms./Mr. Right respectively. The film shows their relationship with one another and the objects of their affection as tragedy strikes
He died with a felafel in his hand( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 322 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
The tracker by Rolf De Heer( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tracker: An Aborigine tracker is teamed with three mounted policemen to search for a fugitive suspected of murdering a white woman. A study in archetypes and stereotypes, as each individual moves closer to their own primal emotions and instincts as they move further into the outback. When the searchers come into contact with the native peoples of the wilderness, their urges find new and brutal outlets
Antarctica by Ill.) Museum of Science and Industry (Chicago( Visual )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally shown at IMAX and OMNIMAX theaters, this exploration of Antarctica goes to a place like no other in the world. Shows Antarctica's wildlife and, through the words of explorer Robert Scott, describes the adventures of the first men on this continent
The silver stallion by Guthrie CSD( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful wild Australian mare gives birth to Thowra, an exceptional cream-colored foal, with a mane and tail that gleam silver in the moonlight. As Thowra grows through several seasons in the mountains the herd find survival difficult. The summer is worse, for that is when Man comes to try and capture Thowra, and becomes an obsession of mythic proportions
Horses : the story of Equus( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the lives and qualities of three remarkable equines. The horses, followed from their first wobbly steps to their hoof-pounding moments of challenge, triumph, and even heroism, are the Chestnut, trained to be a racehorse; the Bay, on his way to a career as a movie stunt horse; and the Black, driven by circumstance and his indomitable spirit to seek a herd in the wild
Selling sickness( Visual )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Off-air recording of television program broadcast on October 5, 2004 and date copied on October 19, 2004 made by : Bundoora, Vic. : La Trobe University, The Borchardt Library. OA2004-343
Children of the revolution by Peter Duncan( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a mad, passionate fling on a whirlwind trip to Moscow, party girl Joan Fraser returns home pregnant. And when little Joe is born, everyone wonders who "Daddy" is! Soon, the ball starts rolling on a hilarious sequence of events that includes a clueless husband, a lovesick double agent and even Joseph Stalin himself
Until the end of the world by Wim Wenders( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1999. As the threat of nuclear holocaust looms, a government killer stalks traveler Farber for his invention, while one woman will do anything for his love
Cosi( Visual )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The acclaimed comedy about a circle of friends just crazy enough to follow an impossible dream
 
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AFFC.

Australia. Dept. of the Arts and Administrative Services. Australian Film Finance Corporation

Australian Film Finance Corporation

FFC

Film Finance Corporation

Film Finance Corporation Australia.

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