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Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

 

Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
1994- Twentieth Century-Fox
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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," this wickedly funny and high-drama trio heads for the outback and into crazy adventures in even crazier outfits.

Australia

 

Australia
2010-06 - Twentieth Century-Fox
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Australia is an epic and romantic action adventure, set in that country on the explosive brink of World War II. In it, an English aristocrat (Nicole Kidman) travels to the faraway continent, where she meets a rough-hewn local (Hugh Jackman) and reluctantly agrees to join forces with him to save the land she inherited. Together, they embark upon a transforming journey across hundreds of miles of the world's most beautiful yet unforgiving terrain, only to still face the bombing of the city of Darwin by the Japanese forces that attacked Pearl Harbor …More.

Breaker Morant

 

Breaker Morant
1997 - Fox Lorber Home Video
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Following the brutal death of a British captain in the Boer War in South Africa in 1901, Lt. Harry Morant leads his unit in pursuit of the Boers, attacks their camp, and has a captive executed. Other executions and deaths lead to the arrest and trial of Morant and two other lieutenants.



Careful, He Might Hear You

 

Careful, He Might Hear You
2001-10 - Image Entertainment
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During the turmoil of the Depression, a young boy becomes a pawn in a bitter family rivalry. Estranged from his father and orphaned by his bohemian novelist mother after bequeathing her newborn with the name PS, "a postscript to her ridiculous life," six-year-old PS is caught in an elaborate web of deceit and torn between his two feuding aunts, an average suburban housewife and a wealthy socialite. Based on Sumner Locke Elliott's dramatic novel, this award-winning Australian film is a poignant tale of a young boy's coming of age. Heart-rending and compelling, "Careful, He Might Hear You" is a powerful story of how one child's love and courage triumphs over his family's painful past. …More

Gallipoli

 

Gallipoli
2005-12 - Paramount Home Video
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Two Outback runners join Australian and New Zealand troops fighting in World War I. …More

Heavenly Creatures

 

Heavenly Creatures
2006-01 - Buena Vista Home Entertainment
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Faced with separation, teen-age best friends conspire to commit a sensational murder. …More

The Last Wave
The Last Wave
2001-11 - Image/Sphe
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An Australian lawyer takes on the defense of a group of aborigines accused of killing one of their own. He suspects the victim has been killed for violating a tribal taboo, but the defendants deny any tribal association. The lawyer, plagued by apocalyptic visions of water, slowly realizes his own involvement with the aborigines...and their prophecies. …More

The Man from Snowy River

 

The Man from Snowy River
2009-03 - Twentieth Century-Fox
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An Australian cowboy works for one of two feuding brothers and falls for the boss's daughter. …More

Muriel's Wedding

 

Muriel's Wedding
2005-06 - Buena Vista Home Entertainment
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An Australian social outcast moves to Sydney, cares for an ailing friend and weds an Olympian needing citizen status. …More

My Brilliant Career

 

My Brilliant Career
By Armstrong, Gillian
2011-01 - E1
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An outback farmer's daughter fights sexism to be a writer in circa-1900 Australia. Directed by Gillian Armstrong. …More

The Piano

 

The Piano
2005-02 - Lions Gate Home Entertainment
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The mute wife of a settler teaches her lover to play the piano in colonial New Zealand. Directed by Jane Campion. Oscars for best actress Hunter, supporting actress Anna Paquin. …More

Picnic at Hanging Rock

 

Picnic at Hanging Rock
1998-10 - Image/Sphe
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An explosive mix of Victorian repression, supernatural unease and primitive longing, this digitally-remastered cult classic dramatizes the disappearance of three Australian girls on a school picnic. Also features the original theatrical trailer. …More

Rabbit-Proof Fence

 

Rabbit-Proof Fence
2003-04 - Miramax
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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 …More

Shine
Shine
2006-09 - New Line Cinema Corporation
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Shine is the compelling and poignant story of a young man who defies his father's wishes in order to pursue his dreams. Both thought-provoking and powerful, it tells the story of rebellion and of individuality through the eyes of a pianist whose only form of self-expression is found in the keys of his instruments. …More

Strictly Ballroom

 

Strictly Ballroom
2005-09 - Buena Vista Home Entertainment
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An Australian ballroom dancer makes an ugly duckling his partner and dares in competition to go flamenco. …More

The Sundowners

 

The Sundowners
2007-01 - Warner Home Video
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Irish sheepherders roam with their son and helper, making a living in 1920s Australia. Directed by Fred Zinnemann. …More

Walkabout

 

Walkabout
1999-05 - Criterion
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Stranded in the Australian desert, an English girl and her small brother are rescued by an aborigine boy who has journeyed into the outback on his "walkabout"--A tribal initiation into manhood …More

We of the Never Never

 

We of the Never Never
1992- Tango Entertainment
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Starting a new life on her husband's isolated ranch, Jeannie's feisty, good-natured attitude soon wins over the misogynistic stockmen. She soon faces a greater challenge in changing their racist beliefs toward the aboriginal people.

Whale Rider

 

Whale Rider
2005-06 - Sony Pictures Home Ent
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A fearless young girl must challenge her own family and a thousand years of tradition to fulfill her destiny. …More