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(Note: this listing contains spoilers). The original VHS release for the film pitched the film on the front cover as “The world’s favourite adventurer is back for more … much more!... read more


The three segments in the trilogy had relatively little thematic or stylistic connection, apart from what might be called the Commonwealth Film Unit's - the federal government's production a... read more


Australia in the 1840s. A young American, Adam Beecher (Beau Bridges), is wrongly arrested and transported to Sydney. He's given a flogging for attempting to escape but his rebellious nature attracts... read more

golden chook

(Note: this listing contains spoilers, adult concepts and language, and images of Aboriginal people who have died). The pitch on the Virgin VHS slick: David Argue and Gia Carides are cops and an unl... read more


Jack (Bill Hunter) and Gary (Gary Foley), a young Aborigine troubled by a failed relationship with his white wife, steal a 1962 Pontiac Parisienne and hit the road looking for adventure. They steal ri... read more

magic pudding

Australia in the 1880s. Barney, a young boy (twelve year old Brett Maxworthy), a wombat called Amanda and an Irish convict Rafe (Sean Kramer) are the sole survivors of a shipwreck. The trio set out... read more


Amedeo (Alberto Sordi) is a lonely Italian immigrant PMG linesman living and working in the desert near Broken Hill. When he heads to town to see if he can meet up with a nice woman in the Italian c... read more


(left: the title used in the film's trailer - the film's main title is over black, with the barest hints of figures at Gallipoli. It's dull, which helps explain why the trailer-makers took a later sho... read more


(Note: this listing contains spoilers and some of the coarse language used in the film). The nineteenth century. Station hand Harry Walford (Paul Goddard) helps bring a prize bull from Roma railway s... read more


The Blue Mountains of NSW. A group of bush-dwelling children boast about their father's valuable mare to three strangers, led by Long Bill (Chips Rafferty), with John Fernside as Jim and Stan Tolhur... read more


Heatwave
Dennis Miller, Carole Skinner and Judy Davis, with Davis in her trendy NSW state flower T-shirt, featuring the waratah