After spending 18 months in Syria, Jamal is back in Sydney and wants to see his terminally ill mother, however he has to deal with his strong minded older brother Omar, his wife Heidi and son, but most importantly his unforgiving father.
Rent the film on FanForce TV (only available in select countries) “Love and Mercy: Faustina”, a docudrama on Divine Mercy and the mission of Sr. Faustina Kowalska, reveals previously unknown facts and recently disclosed documents that shed new light on the truth of the Divine Mercy message. As many know, the Divine Mercy is a devotion […]
Seven years after the death of her daughter, Lizzie locks eyes on a sight she thought she’d never see again: a girl, Lola, who is the spitting image of her own lost child. As she battles for custody of her surviving son, Lizzie’s obsession with Lola only grows – befriending the young girl’s mother, following […]
Hannah, an Australian ex-pat living in Los Angeles, organizes an audition at the San Francisco Ballet Company for her younger brother Connor, a professional dancer based in Europe. Both siblings are still grieving the deaths of their beloved parents while trying to build a future for themselves, continents apart. Hannah’s boyfriend Kane and her best […]
Colossal Youth follows four friends Ryder, Greg, Erica and Jordan as they navigate life, love and the wild and crazy times of high school. Ryder is a hopeless romantic and when his dream girl obsession Siobhan returns to school he goes for broke trying to win her heart. His pursuits lead him to rock bottom, […]
Located off the coast of Indonesia, the Australian territory of Christmas Island is inhabited by migratory crabs travelling in their millions from the jungle towards the ocean, in a movement that has been provoked by the full moon for hundreds of thousands of years. Poh Lin Lee is a “trauma therapist” who lives with her […]
A group of troubled boys are on a perilous course towards jail until they meet up with the rough talking, free-wheeling jackaroo, Bernie Shakeshaft, and hit the road with his legendary dog jumping team. This observational documentary, filmed over two years, follows boys in a youth program that Bernie runs from a shed on the […]
In a world riven by violence and misunderstanding, prominent atheist author Sam Harris and Islamist-turned-liberal Muslim Maajid Nawaz seek to provide a remedy to the polarizing rhetoric and obscurantism around the topic of Islam. ______
**AACTA Award Winner for Best Indie Film 2018** A modern morality tale about a former Australian soldier, Mike, who returns to Afghanistan to find the family of a civilian he accidentally killed during the war. Seeking forgiveness, he puts his life in the hands of the village justice system – the Jirga. ______
Trust, originally inspired by the book of Job, is a film that tells the story of Daniel Rainwater, an everyday guy whose life is very much falling apart. As his marriage to Sarah begins to crumble, he loses his job thinking that life couldn’t get any worse. It does. Bitter towards God and going nowhere fast, […]
From writer/director Desiree Akhavan and based on the celebrated novel by Emily M. Danforth, The Miseducation of Cameron Post follows Cameron (Chloë Grace Moretz) as she is sent to a gay conversion therapy center after getting caught with another girl in the back seat of a car on prom night. Run by the strict and […]
When a young woman is killed by a shark while skinny-dipping near the New England tourist town of Amity Island, police chief Martin Brody (Roy Scheider) wants to close the beaches, but mayor Larry Vaughn (Murray Hamilton) overrules him, fearing that the loss of tourist revenue will cripple the town. Ichthyologist Matt Hooper (Richard Dreyfuss) […]
In 1972, Harvey Milk (Sean Penn) and his then-lover Scott Smith leave New York for San Francisco, with Milk determined to accomplish something meaningful in his life. Settling in the Castro District, he opens a camera shop and helps transform the area into a mecca for gays and lesbians. In 1977 he becomes the nation’s […]
After years working as a dressmaker in Parisian fashion houses, the beautiful and talented misfit Tilly Dunnage returns home to the outback town of Dungatar to reconcile with her past. Armed with her sewing machine and couture style, Tilly transforms the women of the town and in the process exacts revenge on those who did […]
FLOW delves into the lives of a conventional modern family and shows things are not as they seem. Stephen and Julia’s marriage is lacking intimacy and teetering on the brink. Anything could tip it over the edge, when a letter arrives…. Written and directed by Simon Elrahi and starring Osamah Sami, Rain Fuller, Victoria Ferrara, Millie […]
Scout Finch (Mary Badham), 6, and her older brother, Jem (Phillip Alford), live in sleepy Maycomb, Alabama, spending much of their time with their friend Dill (John Megna) and spying on their reclusive and mysterious neighbour, Boo Radley (Robert Duvall). When Atticus (Gregory Peck), their widowed father and a respected lawyer, defends a black man […]
Nine intertwined stories examine the complexities of the one emotion that connects us all: love. Among the characters explored are David (Hugh Grant), the handsome newly elected British prime minister who falls for a young junior staffer (Martine McCutcheon), Sarah (Laura Linney), a graphic designer whose devotion to her mentally ill brother complicates her love […]
Five high school students from different walks of life endure a Saturday detention under a power-hungry principal (Paul Gleason). The disparate group includes rebel John (Judd Nelson), princess Claire (Molly Ringwald), outcast Allison (Ally Sheedy), brainy Brian (Anthony Michael Hall) and Andrew (Emilio Estevez), the jock. Each has a chance to tell his or her […]
A hilarious portrayal of a group of southern California high school students and their most important subjects: sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll. Amy Heckerling’s directorial debut brings to life first-time screenwriter Cameron Crowe’s insider’s view of teenage American life in the 1980s. Stacy Hamilton (Jennifer Jason Leigh) is a pretty, but inexperienced, teen interested […]
From the producer of Superbad, Knocked Up and The 40-Year-Old Virgin comes the breakout comedy critics are calling “brazenly hysterical!” (Alynda Wheat, People) Thirty-something Annie (Kristen Wiig) has hit a rough patch but finds her life turned completely upside down when she takes on the Maid of Honor role in her best friend Lillian’s (Maya […]
from the Greek – meaning ‘zeal’, ‘ardour’, and ‘amorousness‘, but also ‘jealousy’, ‘possessiveness’ and ‘suspicion’ Bernard is the thirty-something he always planned to be. He has a successful career, a meticulously neat beachside apartment and a hairstyle with just the right amount of gel. He adores his girlfriend Sarah who’s about to move in when […]
CRUSHED is the story of a young woman who returns home to her family vineyard after her father dies in an accident on the winery. But when his death is ruled a murder and her mother becomes the prime suspect she must uncover the truth. Crushed was filmed on location over the summer of 2013/2014 in […]
A father wants only the best for his son, but struggles to guide him in a world that’s changing as fast as the boy himself. A son blessed with talent and fuelled by ambition, chafes at his father’s commands as he hurtles toward adulthood with all the excitement and adventure of untarnished youth. In every […]
Borg/McEnroe is a film about one of the world’s greatest icons Björn Borg and his biggest rival, the young and talented John McEnroe and their legendary duel during the 1980’s Wimbledon tournament. It’s a story about two men who changed the face of tennis and who became legends and the price they had to pay. […]
Helene McKenzie resides in the NSW regional town of Coonabarabran and is an avid astronomer just like her father was, working in the observatory that overlooks her small town. When a nearby and much newer observatory threatens its funding and research grants, Helene’s observatory is in danger of being shut down. Helene actively fights its […]
On a sweltering Australia Day in Brisbane, the worlds of three desperate young people collide. Indigenous teen April (Miah Madden), young Chinese woman Lan (Jenny Wu), and Sami (Elias Anton), an Iranian-Australian teen, are each on the run from something. As their stories unfold, farmer Terry (Bryan Brown), Indigenous policewoman Sonya Mackenzie (Shari Sebbens) and […]
Don’t Tell is the story of a young woman who fought back after enduring sexual abuse at a prestigious private school. With a dogged and determined local lawyer by her side, Lyndal took on the powerful church that denied her abuse for over a decade. Based on true events that changed Australian child protection laws, […]
The film follows a young married couple living in Los Angeles and looking to start a family. When Sofia, an out-of-work engineer, lands a dream job in her home country of Romania, she convinces Grant to put their plans on hold temporarily. One year on however and Grant, a successful young novelist, struggles to finish […]
Pawno is a big-hearted, character-driven ensemble film that takes place in a dusty old pawnbroker’s in the heart of Footscray, where world-weary owner Les Underwood watches as the lives of people who come through his doors collide, change and unravel. From blossoming romance to desperate last gambles, these twelve individuals’ stories represent the best and […]
In the summer of his 17th birthday, Mik Vagas’s world has come tumbling down. His plan to run away and escape the hold of his migrant family has been brutally undone by the unexpected death of his older brother, Tomi. Only Mik knows the events that led to the tragedy and as far as he […]
With an all-star cast including Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter, Brendan Gleeson, Anne-Marie Duff, Ben Whishaw and Meryl Streep as Emmeline Pankhurst, SUFFRAGETTE is the powerful and thrilling first film about the remarkable untold story of the real foot soldiers of the Suffragette movement. These women were not primarily from the genteel educated classes, they […]
Jules Winnfield and Vincent Vega are two hitmen out to retrieve a suitcase stolen from their employer, mob boss Marsellus Wallace. Wallace has also asked Vincent to take his wife Mia out a few days later when Wallace himself will be out of town. Butch Coolidge is an aging boxer who is paid by Wallace […]
David Lynch’s prequel to his cult television series Twin Peaks concerns the last seven days in the life of Laura Palmer (Sheryl Lee), whose plastic-wrapped corpse, found floating in a river, was the fulcrum for the television series. During the day in the town of Twin Peaks, Laura is a top honors student at the […]
After two years running from the law, Ben Hall is soon drawn back into bushranging by the reappearance of his old friend, John Gilbert. Reforming the gang and taking on new recruit John Dunn, the trio begins a spree of robberies and crimes across New South Wales. After the killing of two policemen, they become the most wanted […]
Glendon Wasey (Sean Penn) is a sleazy, down-on-his-luck con man struggling to sell glow-in-the-dark neckties in Shanghai. When he encounters the lovely Gloria Tatlock (Madonna), a missionary nurse who wants to obtain a supply of opium to ease the suffering of her patients, he decides to help her get hold of a stolen supply of […]
TAKING BOOKINGS NOW. AVAILABLE FOR SCREENINGS FROM NOVEMBER 10. Inspired by Barack and Michelle Obama’s first date, Southside With You recounts the eventful summer day in 1989 when a charming young law associate named Barack Obama (Parker Sawyers) tries to woo reluctant attorney Michelle Robinson (Tika Sumpter) during a daylong date that takes them from […]
Daughter explores the way women are viewed in society by following three female characters on a Friday night out in St Kilda. Each woman varies in age, culture, wealth, education and social status, but on this fateful night, the women’s lives will become entwined and affected by an act of violence. Daughter is a short film […]
TAKING BOOKINGS NOW! Available for screenings from September 8! Fifteen is going to turn a corner. It has to. The world is closing in on Greta Driscoll. On the cusp of turning fifteen she can’t bear to leave her childhood, it contains all the things that give her comfort in this incomprehensible new world. She floats in a […]
From acclaimed Academy Award® nominated filmmaker Atom Egoyan (The Sweet Hereafter) comes a powerful film about the ultimate cost of revenge and the terrifying truths unearthed when we are forced to confront our past. With the aid of a fellow Auschwitz survivor and a handwritten letter, an elderly man with dementia seeks to right the […]
Known as the “two-figure” judge and feared President of the Assize Court, Michel Racine rules his courtroom with an iron fist. Racine is as hard on himself as he is on others and his minimal sentences always seem to exceed ten years. With few colleagues or outside acquaintances to call friends, Racine’s life in and […]
Drama17 year-old Mark Blazey doesn’t want to live in the real world. In the real world you can’t just do what you want. In the real world you have to compromise.Mark is a smart kid from a chaotic family who has just thrown away a scholarship to a private school and found himself at the local […]
A young boy in Gaza, Mohammad Assaf, dreams of one day singing in the Cairo Opera House with his sister and best friend, Farrah. One day, Farrah collapses and is rushed to the hospital where it is discovered that she needs a kidney transplant. Farrah leaves Mohammad with a dying wish that someday, he will […]
Starring Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton and Rachel McAdams, Spotlight tells the riveting true story of a team of Boston Globe journalists who exposed one of the biggest cover-ups in modern times. When the newspaper’s tenacious Spotlight team delves into abuse allegations against the Catholic Church, they uncover a shocking scandal involving the highest levels of […]
This animated tale follows the relationship between the small human-like Oms and their much larger blue-skinned oppressors, the Draags, who rule the planet of Ygam. While the Draags have long kept Oms as illiterate pets, this hierarchy shifts after an Om boy becomes educated, thanks to a young female Draag. This leads to an Om […]
The deep conversation between a Japanese architect (Eiji Okada) and a French actress (Emmanuelle Riva) forms the basis of this celebrated French film, considered one of the vanguard productions of the French New Wave. Set in Hiroshima after the end of World War II, the couple — lovers turned friends — recount, over many hours, […]
A former prostitute (Eiko Matsuda), now working as a servant, begins a torrid affair with her married employer (Tatsuya Fuji). Based upon a true incident in 1930s Japan, Nagisa Oshima’s controversial film effectively skirts the borderline between pornography and art — making Bernardo Bertolucci’s Last Tango in Paris of four years earlier look like children’s […]
Oskar Matzerath (David Bennent) is a very unusual boy. Refusing to leave the womb until promised a tin drum by his mother, Agnes (Angela Winkler), Oskar is reluctant to enter a world he sees as filled with hypocrisy and injustice, and vows on his third birthday to never grow up. Miraculously, he gets his wish. […]
A wealthy woman finds her fiancé dead after dreaming of an erotic encounter with a strange creature.
This thoughtful and unique French film reveals the surprisingly deep connection between Marie (Anne Wiazemsky), a sensitive farm girl, and her cherished donkey, Balthazar. Though Marie and Balthazar are eventually separated when she gets older, the tale follows both the young woman and the donkey as they contend with the hardships of the world. Although […]
Following Au Hasard Balthazar, Robert Bresson’s Mouchette is the heartbreaking story of an alienated teenage girl whose life is mired in desolation and brutality. A metaphor for wider social conflict and alienation, Bresson said of the film: “Mouchette offers evidence of misery and cruelty. She is found everywhere: wars, concentration camps, tortures, assassinations.” Neglected by […]
Based on the Oscar®-winning short documentary and adapted by the writer of Philadelphia, Freeheld is the true love story of Laurel Hester [Julianne Moore] and Stacie Andree [Ellen Page] and their fight for justice. A decorated New Jersey police detective, Laurel is diagnosed with cancer and wants to leave her hard earned pension to her […]
Twisted Families follows AMAN, an engineer from a humble Punjabi Indian family, and TINA a beauty from a wealthy Fijian Indian family who decides to get hitched. What ensues is then a hilarious set of problems involving both their families and the countless arising differences between their lifestyles. A story that resonates with young minds of this generation […]
LOVE occurs beyond GOOD and EVIL. LOVE is a genetic need. LOVE is an altered state of consciousness. LOVE is a hard drug. LOVE is a mental disease. Love is a game of power. LOVE is to surpass one’s self. LOVE is a blinding light. Love is sperm, fluids and tears. LOVE is an arousing […]
Set in Melbourne in the mid-1970s, Cut Snake tells the story of Sparra Farrell (Alex Russell), a very private man in his twenties who is trying to make a life for himself in a new city. He has found honest work and becomes engaged to the beautiful Paula (Jessica De Gouw). But the prospect of […]
LITTLE BOY is a powerful and moving film about a little boy who is willing to do whatever it takes to bring his dad home from World War II alive. The heartwarming story will capture your heart and lift your spirits as it reveals the indescribable love a little boy has for his father and […]
Rites of Passage is a feature length drama made collaboratively with a group of young people who dive below the surface of their often tough exteriors to reveal what’s going on inside.
Six years after the death of her husband, Amelia struggles to discipline her “out-of-control” six-year-old Samuel – a son she finds difficult to love. Samuel’s dreams are plagued by a monster he believes is coming to kill them both. When a disturbing storybook called “The Babadook” turns up at their house, Samuel is convinced that […]
When Tourette’s sufferer Vincent is admitted into a care home for the mentally unstable, he meets fellow social outcasts Alex, who has OCD, and Marie, suffering anorexia. Together they manage a daring escape and embark on an epic road trip. The unlikely trio enjoys one crazy adventure after another and finds friendship and happiness through […]
Rex, a Broken Hill cab driver, has spent his life avoiding getting close to people. One day, he discovers he is dying of stomach cancer. He doesn’t want to be forced to rely on anyone so he decides to leave his home and drive 3000kms across the continent to Darwin, where they recently passed euthanasia […]
India travels back to her childhood home ‘Ambrosia’ to spend time with her brother, boyfriend and long time childhood friend. It’s a place of comfort and memories that she hopes will calm her anxious mind and ease the pain from a traumatic childhood accident. But it is through the tranquil surrounds of Ambrosia a new face […]
After leaving prison, master thief Corey crosses paths with a notorious escapee and an alcoholic former policeman. The trio proceed to plot an elaborate heist.
Terrifying, demonic hallucinations haunt Jacob Singer’s everyday life, where it seems that around every corner, a monstrous shadow lurks. When his army buddies from Vietnam reveal that they suffer the same symptoms, Jacob goes on a quest for answers. But the truth is far stranger then any of them could have possibly imagined.
Mel Gibson stars as the tortured Prince battling with his sanity and his conscience to avenge his father’s death. Hamlet returns to Denmark when his father, the King, dies. His mother Gertrude (Glenn Close) has already married Hamlet’s uncle Claudius, the new King. They urge Hamlet to marry his beloved Ophelia. But soon the ghost […]
Michel Poiccard, an ex-airline steward turned hoodlum, steals a car and heads to Paris. Discovering a gun in the car’s glove compartment, he uses it to shoot and kill a cop who tries to wave him down. He wants to escape to Italy with his American girlfriend Patricia, but the police are after him, and […]
A mild mannered CIA researcher, paid to read books, returns from lunch to find all of his co-workers assassinated. “Condor” must find out who did this and get in from the cold before the hitmen get him.
Mute pianist, Ada arrives in 19th Century New Zealand, with her daughter and beloved piano, as the reluctant participant in an arranged marriage. Of all her belongings her husband abandons only the piano, selling it to his illiterate neighbour, Baines. Unable to bear its certain destruction, Ada strikes a bargain to earn back her piano […]
A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous facade, there is revealed a person of intelligence and sensitivity.
A scientist in a surrealist society kidnaps children to steal their dreams, hoping that they slow his aging process.
Directed by Danny Boyle, this Academy Award® winning film tells the story of Jamal Malik (Dev Patel), a young orphan from the slums of Mumbai who is one question away from the ‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire’ jackpot. Arrested on suspicion of cheating and desperate to prove his innocence, he tells the incredible story […]
The controversial topic of the Stolen Generation is played out in this true story about three Aboriginal girls. Taken from their home and separated from their mothers, they are sent to a remote settlement 1,500 miles away. In response they attempt the impossible and embark on a daring escape and epic journey to find their […]
Based on Lionel White’s novel Obsession, Pierrot Le Fou is the story of a bored husband who runs away from Paris to the South of France with an unpredictable but beguiling young babysitter (Anna Karina) after a corpse is found in her flat. After an idyllic time at the seaside they hit the road once […]
Directed by Mel Gibson and starring James Caviezel, The Passion of The Christ details the last 12 hours of Jesus’ life.
An extraordinary true story, Oranges and Sunshine is a powerful tale of courage and compassion from the producers of The King’s Speech. Margaret Humphreys (Emily Watson), is an ordinary social worker from Nottingham who uncovered one of the most significant social scandals of recent times: the deportation of thousands of children from the United Kingdom […]
This stylish revenge thriller stars Ryan Gosling as Julian, who runs a boxing club in Bangkok as a front for his family drug business. When his brother savagely murders a young prostitute, he is killed as retribution. The matriarch of the family – and of the criminal organisation – Crystal, arrives to retrieve her son’s […]
Inspired by a true story, THE SAPPHIRES follows four vivacious, young and talented Australian Aboriginal girls from a remote mission as they learn about love, friendship and war when their all girl group The Sapphires entertains the U.S. troops in Vietnam in 1968. Cynthia (Tapsell), Gail (Mailman), Julie (Mauboy) and Kay (Sebbens) are discovered by […]
Young rookie JR (Brenton Thwaites) is offered protection in prison in exchange for helping notorious criminal Brendan Lynch (Ewan McGregor) with his escape plan. Once on the outside, JR gets sucked deeper into Brendan’s criminal world, and finds himself playing a deadly game of cat and mouse with his mentor.
Inspired by true events, The Mule tells the story of a naive man who is detained by federal police with lethal narcotics hidden in his stomach. Alone and afraid, ‘the Mule’ makes a desperate choice; to defy his bodily functions and withhold the evidence… literally. By doing so he becomes a ‘human time bomb’; dragging […]
CALVARY’s Priest is a good man, intent on making the world a better place. He is continually shocked and saddened by the spiteful and confrontational inhabitants of his small country town. One day, his life is threatened during confession. He shrugs off the altercation, and continues to perform his pastoral duties, trying as best he can […]
Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) has always been a little bit different, never caring about fitting in with the trendy girls at her Phoenix high school. When her mother remarries and sends Bella to live with her father in the rainy little town of Forks, Washington, she doesn’t expect much of anything to change. Then she […]
This compelling urban thriller tracks the volatile intersection of a multiethnic cast of characters struggling to overcome their fears as they careen in and out of one another’s lives. In the grey area between black and white, victim and aggressor, during the next 36 hours, they will all collide
The true story of a man who posed as director Stanley Kubrick during the production of Kubrick’s last film, Eyes Wide Shut, despite knowing very little about his work and looking nothing like him.
Blackfella Charlie is out of sorts. The intervention is making life more difficult on his remote community, what with the proper policing of whitefella laws now. So Charlie takes off, to live the old way, but in so doing sets off a chain of events in his life that has him return to his community […]
Two high-school friends fall in love, thanks to the help of their friends. As their relationship progresses further and further, they leave their best friends in the dust. Eventually, tensions about sex, their lives, and their future together rise and they are forced to make a heart-wrenching decision.
In Alphaville, Jean-Luc Godard fuses a hardboiled detective story with science fiction. Lemmy Caution (Eddie Constantine), a hero Godard borrowed from a series of French adventure films, comes to Alphaville, the capital of a totalitarian state, in order to destroy its leader, an almost-human computer called Alpha 60. While on his mission, Lemmy meets and […]
Set in the 23rd century, Luc Besson’s The Fifth Element takes us to a world vastly different from that which we know today. For ex-Marine Korben Dallas (Bruce Willis), life has become tediously repetitive: he drives a flying cab for a living, and eats take away from the same Chinese restaurant, which delivers directly to […]
Peter Brook’s Lord of the Flies is the best-loved adaptation of William Golding’s classic 1954 novel. When a plane carrying several dozen English schoolboys crash-lands on an uninhabited tropical island, the children are left to fend for themselves. Leadership is left to two very different boys—the charismatic and dependable Ralph, and the macho, wild Jack. Soon […]
Philomena is the true story of one mother’s search for her lost son. Falling pregnant as a teenager in Ireland in 1952, Philomena Lee was sent to the convent of Roscrea to be looked after as a “fallen woman”. When her baby was only a toddler, he was whisked away by the nuns to America […]
Wim Wenders’ modern-day classic follows Harry Dean Stanton as Travis, a man who has removed himself from his family and society, silently wandering the deserts of the southern United States. Missing for years and presumed dead, Travis is drawn back into society by his brother Walt (Dean Stockwell) after collapsing at a petrol station. Reuniting […]
Death-haunted, quietly reckless, Lucy is a young university student who takes a job as a Sleeping Beauty. In the Sleeping Beauty Chamber old men seek an erotic experience that requires Lucy’s absolute submission. This unsettling task starts to bleed into Lucy’s daily life and she develops an increasing need to know what happens to her […]
Starring an extraordinary NZ cast; Cliff Curtis (Whale Rider and Boy), James Rolleston (Boy) and Kirk Torrance (Outrageous Fortune), The Dark Horse is an inspiring true story based on the life of a charismatic, brilliant but little-known New Zealand Hero and Chess champion – Genesis Potini (Gen). The Dark Horse is a provocative, emotionally-charged and […]
Boy is a dreamer who loves Michael Jackson. He lives with his brother Rocky, a tribe of deserted cousins and his Nan. Boy’s other hero, his father, Alamein, is the subject of Boy’s fantasies, and he imagines him as a deep sea diver, war hero and a close relation of Michael Jackson (he can even […]
To shoot a film in a country where cinema itself is banned is an achievement for any director. When that filmmaker also happens to be a woman, in a country where it is illegal for women to drive or vote, makes Haifaa Al Mansour’s debut feature Wadjda all the more impressive. Most remarkably of all, […]
Nuanced, elegant and thought-provoking, the latest film from renowned French director François Ozon is a coming-of-age portrait set over four seasons and four songs. YOUNG & BEAUTIFUL chronicles seventeen-year-old Isabelle’s sexual journey from the awakening of her desires to her first time, from her exploration of love to her search for her identity.
After everything in her life falls to pieces, including her marriage to wealthy businessman Hal (Alec Baldwin), elegant New York socialite Jasmine (Cate Blanchett) moves into her sister Ginger’s (Sally Hawkins) modest apartment in San Francisco to try to pull herself back together again.
Virgil Oldman (Geoffrey Rush) is a solitary, cultured man whose reluctance to engage with others, especially women, is matched only by the dogged obsessiveness with which he practices his profession as a high-end antiques dealer. One day Virgil receives a phone call from a mysterious young heiress, Claire (Sylvia Hoeks), who asks him to evaluate […]
A day in the life of brutality… Brett Sprague returns to his family home after twelve months in jail. Things have changed while he has been away – his brother Glenn has moved out with his girlfriend Jackie, younger brother Stevie’s pregnant girlfriend Nola now lives with the family, and his mother Sandra has taken […]
Power. Corruption, Revenge. With a stellar local cast including David Wenham, Sibylla Budd and Anthony LaPaglia THE BANK is a corporate thriller in which the good guys lose and the rich guys just get richer. Centabank CEO Simon O’Reilly (LaPaglia) declares that he is “like God, but with a better suit”, and he is as […]
Eric Lomax was one of thousands of Allied prisoners of war forced to work on the construction of the Thai/Burma railway during WW2. His experiences, after the secret radio he built to bring news and hope to his colleagues was discovered, left him traumatised and shut off from the world. Years later, he met Patti, […]
Wish I Was Here is the story of Aidan Bloom, a struggling actor, father and husband, who at 35 is still trying to find his identity; a purpose for his life. He and his wife are barely getting by financially and Aidan passes his time by fantasizing about being the great futuristic Space-Knight he’d always […]
East Timor, 1975: Five Journalists Are Missing. One Man Searches For The Truth. One Man Fights For Justice As Indonesia prepares to invade the tiny nation of East Timor, five Australian-based journalists go missing. Four weeks later, veteran foreign correspondent Roger East is lured to East Timor by the young and charismatic José Ramos-Horta to […]