“It’s been likened to some of those films from the ’80s in terms of its look and appearance. That’s something that I set out to do in the sense of trying to capture some of that childlike wonder we used to have in family features.” 328 more words
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Charlie’s Country – Rolf de Heer (2013)
There are two reasons I left this continent until last. Firstly, most of the countries outside of Australia and New Zealand are small islands that do not have much or any film production, secondly, sounds ridiculous but I didn’t know what to damn call it? 590 more words
Jasper Jones is in cinemas around Australia now.
It’s the days after Christmas in 1969 in a small town in Western Australia. There’s a feeling in the air that anyone who’s experienced the dying days of the year in Australia, particularly as a child, knows well – that delicate week before the old is shed for the new, where the world goes into a post-Christmas slumber and everything feels for the taking. 1,687 more words
The Overlanders is a highly significant film, an Australian classic helping to re-establish filmmaking in Australia after 1945. The Australian government approached the British Ministry of Information in 1943 in the hope of producing a film celebrating the Australian war effort. 1,085 more words