Movies

(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 original domestic VHS slick offered this short synopsis: As Time Goes By is a science fiction comedy about a bizarre encountre between a knockabout surfer and an alien, set in the Australian outb... read more


A drama documentary centred on Tom Kruse, a real life outback mailman who each fortnight in the nineteen fifties drives through the desert in an old truck to deliver supplies and mail to the isolated ... read more

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(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


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


(Note: this synopsis and listing contains spoilers for what in any case in Australia is already a very well-known story). The film is based on the real story of the 1860 expedition of Robert O'Hara B... read more

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(Left: the original Australian title for the film, minus inverted commas on "Crocodile") New Yorker newspaper girl meets NT croc man in NT. NT croc man woos girl, follows girl to New York, discover... read more


Daisy (Jan Adele) is a free-wheeling, foul-mouthed old widow who lives in isolation on a remote rural property in Western Australia. Simon (Sean Scully) is a chartered accountant on the run, and when... read more


Justin Bayard (Ken Wayne), a Northern Territory policeman, is given the job of taking an Aboriginal prisoner Emu Foot (Robert Tudawali), to Alice Springs to be tried for a tribal killing. Bayard is w... read more


The domestic Warners VHS release, using the Australian title of Evil Angels, started on the rear of the slick with Gene Shalit from "Today"/NBC-TV: "A gripping movie that doesn't let go!" and provided... read more


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