Joan Enderby is about to lose her family’s sheep station, because she can’t afford to buy out the lease from the Sherringtons, who run the neighbouring station, Waratah. Old ‘Ironbark’ Sherrington returns after two years in London, where doctors have tried to save his sight. While away, his villainous son Clive has conspired with his overseer, Fletcher to bankrupt Enderby station.
When greed threatens the livelihood of an Italian monastery, a monk flees with the formula for their special liquor.
A tale about the pathetic relationship between a law-abiding man and his likable, childish, unstable, dangerously criminal, sleepwalking brother. It all leads to chaos and murder.
A portrait of Papua New Guinea, a society clutched by Australian colonialism and hovering uneasily between its head-hunting past and Western civilization, at the time of the nation’s independence festivities.
Primary school aged Orville has a fascination for model planes which intensifies when he encounters Harry who owns a sadly neglected but real Tiger Moth. Orville becomes obsessed with the notion that the Tiger might fly once more and the adventure begins when he and Harry set out to achieve that goal.
Bert Deling’s surreal, button-pushing and hallucinogenic paean to the emerging possibilities of avant-garde and homemade filmmaking. Telling the tale of a violent ex-cop searching for the man who killed his partner, the film takes an unexpected turn when he encounters drug lord Plastic Man and a tribe of LSD enthusiasts. What follows is both literal and metaphorical mayhem as the boundaries of the film start collapsing and our idea of what’s real is pushed to its very limits.
When a scientist finds a cocoon a woman emerges from it. She is being chased by two faceless monsters who are collecting specimens for a museum.
My First Wife is about the dramatic collapse of the marriage between John and Helen. It is also a film about our children and the future we offer them. Helen has decided to leave, and it is John who lacks the inner resources to cope with the impending tragedy. Slowly he is sucked into a tunnel of despair – fighting his conservative nature and the romantic memories of his married life.