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Daughter is an exploration of gendered violence and victim blaming, as shown through the experiences of three different women on a Friday night out in St Kilda.
It’s a tough life trying to make people laugh. It might be fun for some but utter misery for others – it is a journey nonetheless into the unpredictable existence of the jobbing comedian.
Mark finds his first real love and tries to escape all the bad things in his life with her.
Based on the diaries of Kurdish-Iranian poet Sadegh Kamangar, RHINO SEASON tells the story of Kurdish-Iranian poet Sahel and his wife Mina, a couple unjustly incarcerated during Iran's Islamic Revolution.
During the Depression, Jimmy Gralton returns home to Ireland after ten years of exile in America. Seeing the levels of poverty and oppression, the activist in him reawakens and he looks to re-open the dance hall that led to his deportation.
It's 1966. A then unknown Jimi Hendrix is touring a series of London pubs.
From the producers of THE CONSTANT GARDENER and THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND, HALF OF A YELLOW SUN is based on the best selling novel. When civil war breaks out in Nigeria in the late 60s, political lines are drawn and families are forced to scatter.
More than anything in the world, 60 year-old Cornelia longs for her adult son, Barbu, to reciprocate her affections. But the pair barely speak.
Once upon a time, during WWII, somewhere in Nazi occupied Romania, a night of comic misadventures ensues when a boy discovers a dead soldier.
An American girl, sent to the English countryside to stay with relatives, finds love and purpose while fighting for her survival as war envelops the world around her.
A romantic drama set in Germany just before WWI and centered on a married woman who falls in love with her husband's protÃ©gÃ©. Separated first by duties and then by the war, they pledge their devotion to one another.
Passionate and tough, Grace is a supervisor at a foster-care facility for at-risk teenagers. A formidable caretaker of the kids in her charge, Grace shares her life and work with her long-term boyfriend and co-worker, Mason.
At the request of his estranged wife Marie, Ahmad returns to Paris after four years in Tehran to finalise their divorce.
Seventeen talented Australian directors from diverse artistic disciplines each create a chapter of the hauntingly beautiful novel by multi award-winning author Tim Winton.
The cargo ship MV Rozen is heading for harbour when it is hijacked by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean.
1984. A fishing boat goes missing off the coast of Iceland, leaving the fishermen at the mercy of frigid waters. Miraculously, one of the crew, Gulli, survives.
Narrowly avoiding jail, new dad Robbie vows to turn over a new leaf.
In New York City, a young girl is caught in the middle of her parents' bitter custody battle.
The Extraordinary Tale of William Buckley tells the remarkable true story of the escaped convict who lived with Wathaurong, an Aboriginal tribe in south-eastern Australia long before white colonization.
When a prank caller claiming to be a police officer convinces a fast food restaurant manager to interrogate an innocent young employee, no one is left unharmed.
Internationally-acclaimed Director John Duigan returns home to make his first Australian film since audience favourites The Year My Voice Broke, Flirting and Sirens.
ALOIS NEBEL tells the tale of a Czechoslovakian train dispatcher who is haunted by the events in which he played a part during the Second World War.
Hollywood it-guy James Franco delivers a knockout performance as Beat poet Allen Ginsberg. Ginsberg - poet, counter-culture icon - recounts the road trips, love affairs, and search for fulfillment that led to his landmark, x-rated poem 'Howl'.
Four women, each with a well hidden secret, that if revealed could slash the very fabric of their lives. Through the veil of lies, all four flirt with the truth, but the lies they tell themselves might be the ones that hurt the most.
To be the first to climb the famous, notorious Eiger North Face - that is the dream of many mountain climbers from all over Europe in the summer of 1936.
In the tribal areas of Pakistan lies a town where the local industry is the handcrafting of firearms. It has been this way since long before the "War on Terror".
In a place almost untouched by time and in an age still blessed by innocence, a father and his two sons struggle to make sense of their changing relationships.
A Texas oil billionaire attempts to buy out a remote Scottish fishing village for an oil refinery, and sends ace dealmaker Mac (Peter Riegert) to secure his property rights.
From the makers of Storm Boy, Blue Fin is another inspirational tale of boyhood adventure and discovery set in the treacherous waters of the Southern Ocean.