WorldCat Identities

Mailman, Deborah

Works: 163 works in 396 publications in 1 language and 7,504 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Musical films  Historical films  Juvenile works  War films  Children's films  Action and adventure films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Director, Narrator, Performer, Other, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Deborah Mailman
Rabbit-proof fence by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 2,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If the government kidnapped you, would you walk the 1500 miles back home? In 1931, three half-caste children from Western Australia did just that. 14-year-old Molly (Everlyn Sampi), her 8-year-old sister Daisy (Tianna Sansbury), and their 10-year-old cousin Gracie (Laura Monaghan), all fathered by itinerant white workers, are stolen from their Aborigine mothers and sent to an institution to be trained into "white" Australians. Told they have no mothers, the girls revolt, escape, and begin the epic journey back to Western Australia-all 1,500 miles-navigating by following the fence built across the nation to stem the spread of rabbits
The Sapphires by Wayne Blair( Visual )

28 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by a true story, it's 1968, and four young, talented Australian Aboriginal girls learn about love, friendship, and war when their all-girl group the Sapphires entertains U.S. troops in Vietnam
Oddball( Visual )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heart-warming true story about an eccentric chicken farmer who, with the help of his granddaughter, trains his mischievous dog to protect a wild penguin sanctuary from fox attacks and in the process tries to reunite his family and save their seaside town
Paper planes by Robert Connolly( Visual )

13 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dylan Webber, is an imaginative twelve-year-old boy with a knack for folding and flying paper planes. After discovering his talent could take him to the top at the World Junior Paper Plane Championship, Dylan prepares to take on powerful rivals. With a great challenge soaring ahead, and a goal to fly into the number one spot, there's no telling how far he can go!"--Container insert
Jack Irish( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an Australian aid-worker is kidnapped by Muslim extremists, a high-stakes race to save his life pits East against West in these exciting new episodes. From the island of Mindanao in the Philippines to Melbourne, Jack Irish is caught in a global web of religious zealotry among right-wing Christians and media-savvy jihadists
Wolf Creek( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her family is brutally murdered in the Australian outback, American college student Eve Thorogood vows to bring serial killer Mick Taylor to justice, or die trying
Brand new day by Sting( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A hilariously devout minister [is] chasing a runaway seminary student named Willie across the land down under. As Willie tries to make it back to the girl of his dreams, he embarks on a glorious, uproarious road trip filled with music, magic, and foot-stomping fun"--Container
Mabo by ABC( Visual )

10 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mabo tells the story of Eddie Koiki Mabo, the Torres Strait Islander who left school at fifteen, yet spearheaded the High Court challenge that once and for all overthrew the notion of terra nullius. Hand in hand with this David and Goliath legal battle is the tender love story of Koiki and Bonita, the woman he met as a teenager, and loved through thirty years of marriage and the raising of ten children. It tells of the deep love and partnership that fuelled their fight for Australian law to recognise traditional land rights. Although Koiki never lived to hear the High Court's decision that returned his land to him, the name Mabo has become known nationwide
Radiance by Rachel Perkins( Visual )

29 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of three women who reunite after many years apart for their mother's funeral. DVD
Rabbit-proof fence( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1931 Australia, three aboriginal girls -- Molly and her younger cousins, Gracie and Daisy -- are plucked from their homes and placed into an internment camp, there to be trained as domestic staff and integrated into white society, per the Australian government's plan. They escape the camp, and set off on a 1,500 mile trek back to their home across the Outback, following a fence that keeps rabbits away from the settlements
The 7 stages of grieving by Wesley Enoch( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 7 stages of grieving
New black( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For Maddie it will take more than just dreaming about the Karate Kid to survive school; it will take a friend
Hush, little possum by P Crumble( Recording )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hush, little possum, don't you cry, Mama will keep you safe and dry. 'When the sky begins to rumble and the rain begins to fall, brave Mama possum hurries to find somewhere to keep her baby safe and warm. Sing along to Deborah Mailman's beautiful CD recording, based on the classic lullaby
Itsy bitsy teenie weenie yellow polka dot bikini by Paul J Vance( Recording )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrated text of the famous song portrays a hippopotamus who is shy about wearing her yellow bikini
Offspring( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteen months on and Nina has been in a relationship with dedicated midwife Leo, who is a colleague of hers at St Francis. Billie has been managing husband Mick's tour in the UK and youngest sibling Jimmy runs his busy Mexican taqueria while his wife Zara undertakes the gruelling challenge of studying for a medical degree. As ever, drama and romantic chaos are never far from Nina's door. This season she must manage a whole new onslaught of mishaps and revelations, as well as unprecedented professional and personal trials that will see Nina, Billie and the Proudman clan tested as never before. When a tragedy brings the family back together, the stability of life unravels, forcing them once again to question what they thought they knew about themselves and the past -- and changing the dynamics of the family forever
Offspring( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Season Four returns, Nina is twelve weeks pregnant to partner, anaesthetist Patrick Reid (Matthew Le Nevez). Having recovered from the initial shock of their surprise pregnancy, Nina embarks on a mission to order all areas of her life before the baby arrives. But Nina's desire for a perfect pregnancy and home life are quickly disrupted by complications at work and the bedlam created by the ever expanding Proudman family
Three summers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Keevey, the lead singer of a popular Irish folk band The Warrikins, meets Roland, a self righteous and somewhat eccentric theremin player, at a rural folk festival, sparks begin to fly. Their blossoming romance forms the backdrop to a series of interweaving festival stories as we see how the characters change from one summer to the next
Mystery road by Ivan Sen( Visual )

3 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Jay Swan is assigned to investigate the mysterious disappearance of two young farm hands on an outback cattle station. One is a local Indigenous footy hero, and the other a backpacker. Working with local cop Emma James, Jays investigation uncovers a past injustice that threatens the fabric of the whole community
Offspring( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nina Proudman has a simple quest - to deal with her fabulously messy family, the intensity of a job delivering babies, and the hunt for a decent love life - whilst also handling her tendency to over-think, fantasise, and wonder about lifes other little mysteries. As Season Three opens, Nina is floating on cloud nine. She's in love with Dr Patrick Reid and happy in her job - but is everything about to change?
Tomorrow when the war began( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the best-selling novels by John Marsden, the thrilling new six-part drama series Tomorrow When the War Began tells the story of a group of young friends whose lives are changed forever when their hometown becomes a war zone. Separated from their families they battle to overcome seemingly insurmountable odds and discover that in order to save the things they hold most precious, they must be prepared to sacrifice everything. A terrific line-up of fresh new stars including Molly Daniels, Jon Prasida, Narek Arman, Madeleine Clunies-Ross, Andrew Creer, Madeleine Madden and Fantine Banulski are joined by some of Australia's most accomplished actors including, Sibylla Budd, James Stewart, Deborah Mailman, Spencer McLaren and Alison Bell. Together they bring to life this epic story that has captured the imagination of millions of readers around the world
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Dhuuluu-yala = to talk straight : publishing indigenous literature
Alternative Names
Deborah Mailman actrice australienne

Deborah Mailman actrice uit Australië

Deborah Mailman actriz australiana

Deborah Mailman australiensk skådespelare

Deborah Mailman australische Schauspielerin

Deborah Mailman australsk skodespelar

Deborah Mailman australsk skuespiller

Deborah Mailman ausztrál színésznő

Mailman, Deborah Jane 1972-

Мэйлман, Дебора

دبورا میلمن بازیگر استرالیایی

ديبورا ميلمان ممثلة أسترالية

데버러 메일맨

メイルマン, デボラ



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