The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)
The usually menacing British actor Terence Stamp does a complete turnaround as Bernadette, an aging transsexual who tours the backwaters of Australia with her stage partners, Mitzi (Hugo Weaving) and Adam/Felicia (Guy Pearce). Their act, well-known in Sydney, involves wearing lots of makeup and gowns and lip-synching to records, but Bernadette is getting a bit tired of it all and is also haunted by the bizarre death of an old loved one. Nevertheless, when Mitzi and Felicia get an offer to…
Proof (1991 film) - Wikipedia
Proof is a 1991 Australian film by Jocelyn Moorhouse starring Hugo Weaving, Geneviève Picot and Russell Crowe.The story concerns the tribulations of Martin (Weaving), a blind photographer. An interesting character study about the power of the human mind.
Another great Australian film. I dare you to watch this and not fall in love with the Sam Neil character. I know it's a romanticised version of reality but what's wrong with a little romance!? I've seen this lovely film and I've read the autobiography of the main Character Sybylla (Miles Franklin in real life) but I'm yet to read the book she wrote, on which her film is based!
This little-known Australian film starring Judy Davis is absolutely phenomenal. One of Gillian Armstrong's early films, and still one of her best. See it with your mom, a mom - heartbreaking yet never overly sentimental.
This seeks to tell the true story of some of the hurt and heartache faced by children stolen from their parents and shipped over to Australia from the UK. Even better, it's an Australian film...
Flirting - Movie trailer
Danny has been sent to boarding school, in this sequal to The Year My Voice Broke. Against a backdrop of bullying and sadistic teachers Danny strikes up an a...
wimming Upstream is a 2003 Australian film written by Tony Fingleton and directed by Russell Mulcahy. It stars Jesse Spencer, Geoffrey Rush, and Judy Davis. Fact-based story of Tony Fingleton, an Australian who skipped the 1964 Summer Olympics to attend Harvard.