John Sumner (Robert Bettles) is a young boy growing up in the rural town of Munaroo in New South Wales in 1917. He wears a leg brace, suffers from mild epilepsy, and is cosseted by an over-protective ... read more

The Hemdale US VHS pitched the film as An Adventurous New Vision of Dicken's (sic) Unforgettable Classic! and provided this synopsis for the telemovie version: The Unforgettable characters of Charles... read more

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The Philippines and Manila during the dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos, though the film never explicitly identifies the location. Journalist Peter Reeves (John Bell) and his wife Jo (Helen Morse) ar... read more

Pat Quid (Stacy Keach) is a truckie who pulls his 16 wheel rig up outside a motel in Melbourne, in search for a room for the night, only to be irritated by a van driver who has picked up an attractive... read more

Set against the background of the rural crisis of the early seventies, this is a drama about a family who are faced with near bankruptcy after several seasons of drought and falling prices.  Geo... read more

(Note: this synopsis and listing contains spoilers) An end of the world film, in which a foursome meet up and wait for the end - Sam (Tyler Coppin), a young American sailor who jumps ship in Sydney, ... read more

(Note: this listing contains spoilers) On its front cover, the Filmpac domestic VHS release pushed Judy Davis’s AFI Best Actress win, with the logline “A passionate author caught in a web... read more

According to Dr Roget (Robert Helpmann), Patrick is one hundred and sixty pounds of limp meat hanging from a comatose brain. Patrick (Robert Thompson) is a resident in the doctor's private hospital, s... read more

(Note: this listing and synopsis contains spoilers) The mountain country in Victoria ... Sid (Sean Garlick) has stayed awake all night to shoot a fox that's been getting into the farm's chook house,... read more

The original Thorn EMI VHS release pitched on the front of the slick “For both of them, life had become a habit - until they met”, and “An acclaimed award-winning team of artists com... read more

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Against the Grain