Yvonne Arthur is a mixture of charm and humour, spontaneity and spunk – but she’s an acute opportunist accustomed to living off other people’s money. What starts as an innocent reunion with a schoolmate, who is an heiress to millions, builds to the opportunity of a lifetime
Affectionately known as “Smithy”, Sir Charles Kingsford Smith astonished the world in 1928 with his pioneering Trans Pacific flight from America to Australia. He went on to establish Australian National Airways and set many air distance and endurance records. Director Ken G. Hall’s last feature film is a gripping and inspiring tribute to a national hero and his fellow pioneers. Contributing to the stunning aerial shots, Smithy’s famous plane, the Southern Cross, appears in what was to be its last flight. Released in 1946, the film was a smash hit and achieved worldwide recognition.
A contemporary black comedy about women, friendship, sex, duplicity and money. The story centres on three women who meet regularly at an exclusive restaurant run by their friend and confidant Luigi, a dwarf maitre d’.
Based on a true story, James Coburn portrays a military lawyer assigned to defend a confessed psychotic killer set in the context of WWII and the uneasy US-Australian military alliance. The accused killer claims to have killed 3 women in order to possess their voices. Despite the defense lawyer’s concerns that the killer is not fit to stand trial, the US military presses forward with the case and its desire to have the killer executed in order to strengthen the shaky alliance.
A new Premier is elected promising to clean up corruption. He sets up a taskforce headed by a traffic cop thinking he won’t get far. But Inspector Riordan opens up a can of worms and won’t let it go – all the way to the top.
A security company conjures up fake computer-generated “ghosts” so they can buy abandoned property at below-market value at auctions. However, a mysterious couple appear out of seemingly nowhere to thwart the company’s plans.
Errol Wallace is an efficiency expert, managing the high-profile downsizing of a major auto parts factory. But when he is hired to evaluate a small moccasin factory which seems to be from another era, Errol has to reconsider the rapid modernization he advocates, as he is confronted by the human faces such plans hurt.
Tom Maranta has been a ‘bouncer’ for years, but he has decided to give the toughs, pushers, pimps and prostitutes the flick. As he makes that decision, Pharoah, his bitter enemy, is released from prison for stabbing him in a bloody and vicious street fight three years earlier. After three years of sleepless nights and haunting nightmares, Tom realises a showdown is inevitable and he enlists the help of a friend and together they are confronted by Pharoah and his army.