(Australia 1976) Dennis
Hopper, Jack Thompson, David Gulpilil.
outback outlaw in the style of Ned Kelly.
Directed by Phillipe Mora.
PICTURE SHOW MAN
(Australia 1976 – 99min)
John Meillon, Rod Taylor. Funny and
delicate film about the rivalry between
movie exhibitors in the 1920s. Directed
by John Power.
MONKEY GRIP (Australia
1983 – 102min)
Noni Hazlehurst, Colin Friels. A single
mother has an affair with a drug addict
in desolate downtown Melbourne. Directed
by Ken Cameron.
1977 – 100min)
Nick Tate, Elizabeth Alexander. A young
teacher goes to a small town to take over
a school from which a teacher has disappeared.
Directed by Ken Hannam.
THE LONG WEEKEND (Australia
1977 – 100min)
John Hargreaves, Briony Behets. Wild life
gangs up on a suburban couple trying to
sort out their problems on a camping holiday.
Directed by Colin Eggleston
OF WISDOM (Australia 1977 – 103min)
Susannah Fowle, Barry Humphreys. A gauche
musically talented country girl comes to
an exclusive girls’ school. Directed
by Bruce Beresford.
THE F.J HOLDEN (Australia
1976 – 97min)
Paul Couzens. An Aussie equivalent to American-youth
movies. Kevin is an auto-wrecker who loves
the 1950s Holden – a symbol of rebellion.
Directed by Michael Thornhill.
NIGHT OF FEAR
1972 - 82min) A deranged and reclusive
in dismembering unwary travellers and feeding
blood to his pet rats. Directed by Terry
INN OF THE DAMNED
1974 – 90min)
Dame Judith Anderson, Alex Cord. Bizarre
outback western set in 1896 involving a
crazed homicidal innkeeper and the lawman
who tracks her down. Directed by Terry
OF ANGEL STREET
1981 – 100min). Elizabeth Alexander,
John Hargreaves. Residents fight to save
their old terraced houses from demolition.
Directed by Donald Crombie.
NIGHT, THE PROWLER
(Australia 1978 – 89min)
Ruth Cracknell, Kerry Walker. A disturbing
fantasy/reality mix about an alleged sexual
assault. Directed by Jim Sharman (The Rocky
Horror Picture Show).
1978 – 108min)
Michael Craig, Simon Burke. An Irish immigrant
in the 1920s fights against encroaching
mechanisation on his farm. Directed by
1976 – 89min)
Ray Barrett, Pat Bishop. Berlin Film Festival
prize-winner. A foul-mouthed comedy about
a party that slips into total anarchy.
Directed by Bruce Beresford.