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Madman Entertainment

Works: 1,303 works in 1,721 publications in 4 languages and 6,845 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Science fiction films  Film adaptations  Animated films  Documentary films  Silent films  Nonfiction films  Dystopian films  History  Historical films 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Madman Entertainment
Offspring( Visual )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nina Proudman continues on her quest to find true love, fulfilment and balance in the chaos of modern life and family"--Container
Ten Canoes by Rolf De Heer( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in Australian languages and English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten canoes tells the story of the people of the Arafura swamp, in their language, and is set a long time before the coming of the Balanda, as white people were known. Dayindi covets one of the wives of his older brother. To teach him the proper way, he is told a story from the mythical past, a story of wrong love, kidnapping, sorcery, bungling mayhem and revenge gone wrong
The tracker by Rolf De Heer( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gulpilil one red blood: A documentary on Australian actor David Gulpilil, taking special note of Gulpilil's path between his highly acclaimed professional career and his Aboriginal traditions and culture
Leunig animated by Michael Leunig( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 50 one minute animations, Leunig's array of characters spring to life, exploring the whimsy, irony, melancholy, bliss and a sense of play
Offspring( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 59 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?
Offspring( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 52 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
Where to invade next by Michael Moore( Visual )

in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the theory that the American dream, all but abandoned in the United States, has been adopted successfully in other countries, including Italy, France, Finland, Slovenia, Germany, Portugal, Norway, Tunisia, and Iceland, looking at such areas as worker benefits, public expenditure for the common good, and state-funded higher education
Metropolis by Fritz Lang( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a 21st century city run by a "super trustee" and his collaborators who live in a paradise-like garden. Workers are totally enslaved by machines and condemned to live underground. In the midst of this misery, a young woman, Maria, arises and attempts to inspire the workers to throw off their oppressors
The bank by Robert Connolly( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welcome to the world of The Bank, ripe with avarice and corruption, where Simon O'Reilly, Centabank CEO, and his ilk can thrive and honest Aussie battlers lose everything. Enter Jim Doyle, a maverick mathematician who has devised a formula to predict the fluctuations of the stock market. When he joins O'Reilly's fold he must first prove his loyalty to the "greed is good" ethos. Which way will he go? What does he have to hide?
The red turtle by Michael Dudok de Wit( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A poignant, wordless fable of luminous imagery and swirling animation. In a majestic world of intricate hand-drawn textures, a shipwrecked man is found marooned on a desert island. With his attempted escapes thwarted by the strange and larger-than-life titular red reptile, the man's existence is forever altered when something extraordinary occurs."--Container
The cat returns by Hiroyuki Morita( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Japanese and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an imaginative and lighthearted tale, a young schoolgirl saves the life of a noble cat and is rewarded with a shocking proposal of marriage - to the Cat King's son - and a fateful journey to the extraordinary Kingdom of Cats
Akira by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Childhood friends Tetsuo and Kaneda's motorcycle gang encounters a military operation to retrieve an escaped experimental subject. The military captures Tetsuo and conducts experiments on him that unleash his latent psychic ability, but when these new powers rage out of control, Tetsuo lashes out at the world that has oppressed him"--Container
Tōkyō monogatari = Tokyo story by Yasujirō Ozu( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in Japanese and English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A profoundly stirring evocation of elemental humanity and universal heartbreak, Tokyo story is the crowning achievement of the unparalleled Yasujiro Ozu. The film, which follows an aging couple's journey to visit their grown children in bustling postwar Tokyo, surveys the rich and complex world of family life with the director's customary delicacy and incisive perspective on social mores. Featuring lovely performances from Ozu regulars Chishu Ryu and Setsuko Hara, Tokyo story plumbs and deepens the director's recurring theme of generational conflict, creating what is without question one of cinema's mightiest masterpieces
Il gattopardo = The leopard by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in Italian and English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luchino Visconti's The Leopard (Il Gattopardo) is an epic on the grandest possible scale. The film recreates, with nostalgia, drama, and opulence, the tumultuous years of Italy's Risorgimento-when the aristocracy lost its grip and the middle classes rose and formed a unified, democratic Italy. Burt Lancaster stars as the aging prince watching his culture and fortune wane in the face of a new generation, represented by his upstart nephew and his beautiful fiancee
Citizenfour by Laura Poitras( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"CITIZENFOUR is a real time thriller, giving audiences an exclusive front-row seat to the moment Edward Snowden changed history with his revelations of widespread government surveillance around the world. In June 2013, filmmaker Laura Poitras and journalist Glenn Greenwald met with Snowden confidentially in Hong Kong, where he handed over classified documents providing evidence of mass indiscriminate and illegal invasions of privacy by the National Security Agency (NSA). As the story breaks, they are forced to manage the raging media storm around them, and find their personal security and that of their loved ones under threat. CITIZENFOUR not only shows you the dangers of governmental surveillance - it makes you feel them. After seeing the film, you will never think the same way about your phone, email, credit card, web browser, or profile, ever again." -- container
Danger 5( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a bizarre, 1960s inspired version of World War II, action comedy series DANGER 5 follows a team of five spies on a mission to kill Adolf Hitler. Danger 5 is the finest group of special operatives the Allies have to offer; Jackson from the USA, Tucker from Australia, Ilsa from Russia, Claire from Britain and Pierre from Europe. In each episode Danger 5 unravels another of Hitlers diabolical schemes as they travel across a myriad of exotic locations. The action and offbeat humour is relentless as Danger 5 mounts a series of thrilling missions which include discovering Josef Mengeles perverted Antarctic death circus, busting down Erwin Rommels golden murder casino and posing as exotic dancers in an attempt to take out Hitler at his own birthday party
Autopsy : life & death : the processes in life that tie us to our ultimate fate in death by Gunther von Hagens( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this four-part series, anatomist Dr Gunther von Hagens and pathologist Professor John Lee reveal the processes in life that tie us to our ultimate fate in death. The two scientists perform a series of autopsy demonstrations at the Institute of Plastination in Heidelberg, Germany, which present a clear view of the anatomy and pathology. With the aid of human dissection, live models and scientific models they are able to reveal what disease really looks like and how it works
Food safari( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Maeve O'Meara continues her food safari with 13 new mouth watering episodes. Featuring the best in food the world has to offer, 'Food safari' is an enticing blend of exotic food with down to earth practicality. Each episode is a detailed journey into one cuisine with tips on how to source, prepare and cook with authentic results."--Container
East west 101( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television drama series from Australia. Set around the Major Crime Squad in metropolitan Sydney where detectives Zane Malik, a Muslim Australian, and Ray Crowley, an Anglo-Australian, are pitted against each other in a struggle for respect
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Audience level: 0.47 (from 0.19 for Where to i ... to 0.71 for Leunig ani ...)