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Road Games (1981)

A heroine called "Hitch" for most of the film is just one of the jokes in a film full of them. Director Richard Franklin's...

Allison Durbin

Born in Auckland, New Zealand, on 24 May 1950, Allison Anne Durbin joined New Zealand's popular Uncle Tom's Friendly Road Children's Choir (a radio...

Club, The (1980)

This film about an Australian Rules football club in the Victorian Football League (VFL) could easily be about the behind-the-scenes and front-of-house activities of...

Lighthouse Keepers, The

Formed in 1982, the Lighthouse Keepers tasteful, jangly brand of country-tinged folk rock was at odds with prevailing trends in the Detroit-besotted independent music...

Link Men, The

1 9 7 0 (Australia) 13 x 60 minute episodes This crime drama series from TCN9 (Australia) presented detectives seconded from Sydney's CIB to investigate crimes throughout...

Menotti

1 9 8 0 (Australia) 13 x 60 minute episodes This drama series from the Australian ABC was filmed in Sydney and involved priests in inner-city suburbia. Father Jack...

Brides of Christ

1 9 9 1 (Australia) 6 x 50 minute episodes The 1960s was a time of revolution, not least for women who were seeking (and winning) liberation...

Fair Game (1986)

Jessica (Cassandra Delaney) is a young woman running a wildlife sanctuary in the Australian outback who comes into confrontation with three redneck kangaroo hunters. Bored...

High Rolling (1977)

Fun loving sideshow worker Tex (Joseph Bottoms) - a womanising American - and boxer Alby (Grigor Taylor) - a shy and quiet Australian -...

Blood Oath (1990)

Shortly after the surprise attack on Pearl Harbour in World War II, Japanese troops captured the Australian garrison on the little-known Dutch East Indies island...

Sunbury Festival (1972)

The Sunbury Music Festival - which took place from 28 - 30 January 1972 - was the turning point in Australian music. Thousands at the Victorian...

In Melbourne Tonight

1 9 5 7 - 1 9 7 0 (Australia) Australian variety show In Melbourne Tonight debuted on GTV9 in 1957 and quickly became a way...

Death in Brunswick (1990)

Death In Brunswick opens with an image that could be culled from any urban backstreet in Greece or Turkey. A hot wind whips along an...

Thirst (1979)

Successful Australian businesswoman Kate Davis (Chantal Contouri) is kidnapped by a cult of modern-day vampires and self-proclaimed supermen known as 'The Hyma  Brotherhood'. They have a...

Round The Twist

1 9 8 9 (Australia) 1 9 9 2 (Australia) 2 0 0 0 - 2 0 0 1 (Australia) 52 x 25 minute episodes Tony Twist and his...

Golden Soak

1 9 7 9 (Australia/UK/Germany) 6 x 53 minute episodes This miniseries adaptation of a Hammond Innes novel was a combined effort between Australian, German and British production...

Dimboola (1979)

Named after the actual outback town in Australia where the story takes place, Dimboola revolves around British reporter Vivian Worcester-Jones (Max Gillies) who gets...

Killing of Angel Street, The (1981)

Residents of a row of terrace houses in Sydney, Australia, form an Action Group to fight a development company who want to buy the...

Dawn! (1979)

The film Dawn! may have been made on the assumption that Australians never lose interest in their sports champions as long as the myth of ill...

Tickled Pink

1 9 7 8 (Australia) 12 x 25 minute episodes   Max Gillies Jacki Weaver Bunney Brooke Martin Harris Peter Sumner Robina Beard Judi Farr Noel Ferrier Cornelia Frances Penne Hackforth-Jones Mel Gibson John Jarratt Max Cullen John Meillon Johnny Lockwood Robert Hughes

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Emmanuelle (1974)

Inspired by Emmanuelle Arsan's controversial novel, Emmanuelle starred 22-year-old Dutch actress Sylvia Kristel in the title role. The phenomenal success of this softcore porn movie can be...

A Very Peculiar Practice

1 9 8 6 - 1 9 8 8 (UK) 15 x 60 minute episodes The saga of a medical practice run by four doctors - Young...

Os Mutantes

The experimental psych rock of Os Mutantes was an anomaly in late 60s Brazil - this was, after all, a country entering a brutal...

Madness

Madness were at the forefront of the UK ska revival at the end of the 70s. They ultimately shed the 2 Tone image and became one of the...

Fight Club (1999)

Ostensibly a movie about the creation of a 'fight club' where guys beat the crap out of each other in bare-knuckle fights so they...

You Bet Your Life

1 9 5 0 - 1 9 6 1 (USA) They called it a game show, but nobody really watched You Bet Your Life to...

Ask The Family

1 9 6 7 - 1 9 8 4 (UK) 20 minute episodes Open to families of four (quite often teachers and their egg-headed offspring), Ask The Family was...

A-Z

1 9 5 6 - 1 9 5 7 (UK) BBC entertainment in which Alan Melville strung together sketches, songs, parodies and guest appearances to a...