Review

Storm Boy (2019)

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South Australian author Colin Thiele published his popular children’s novel Storm Boy in 1964. Since then, it has been made into an audio dramatisation, a stage play and a 1976 award-winning feature film. Now it has been adapted to film for a second time. There is definitely something about this fifty-year-old tale that attracts reimagining and retelling. The […]

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The Daughter (2016)

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Henry (Geoffrey Rush), a man in his 60s, is the patriarch of a family who runs the sawmill in a small NSW town. Everyone in the district knows his family and most are employed at the sawmill. Henry is soon to be married to his former housekeeper, Anna (Anna Torv) who is thirty years his […]

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Bran Nue Dae (2009)

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It’s the summer of 1969 and young 16 year old Willie (Rocky McKenzie) lives in the idyllic old pearling port Broome, in the North of Western Australia. He fishes, hangs out with his mates, and occasionally, his girl Rosie (Jessica Mauboy). However his mother Theresa has great hopes for him and she sends him back […]