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Mad Dog Morgan
The Picture Show Man
Monkey Grip
Summerfield
The Long Weekend
The Getting of Wisdom
The F.J.Holden
Night of Fear
Inn of the Damned
The Killing of Angel Street
The Night , the Prowler
The Irishman
Don's Party

MAD DOG MORGAN
(Australia 1976) Dennis Hopper, Jack Thompson, David Gulpilil. Australian outback outlaw in the style of Ned Kelly. Directed by Phillipe Mora.

 

THE PICTURE SHOW MAN
(Australia 1976 – 99min) John Meillon, Rod Taylor. Funny and delicate film about the rivalry between two travelling movie exhibitors in the 1920s. Directed by John Power.

 

MONKEY GRIP (Australia 1983 – 102min) Noni Hazlehurst, Colin Friels. A single mother has an affair with a drug addict in desolate downtown Melbourne. Directed by Ken Cameron.

  

SUMMERFIELD (Australia 1977 – 100min) Nick Tate, Elizabeth Alexander. A young teacher goes to a small town to take over a school from which a teacher has disappeared. Directed by Ken Hannam.

THE LONG WEEKEND (Australia 1977 – 100min) John Hargreaves, Briony Behets. Wild life gangs up on a suburban couple trying to sort out their problems on a camping holiday. Directed by Colin Eggleston

  

THE GETTING OF WISDOM (Australia 1977 – 103min) Susannah Fowle, Barry Humphreys. A gauche musically talented country girl comes to an exclusive girls’ school. Directed by Bruce Beresford.

 

THE F.J HOLDEN (Australia 1976 – 97min) Paul Couzens. An Aussie equivalent to American-youth movies. Kevin is an auto-wrecker who loves the 1950s Holden – a symbol of rebellion. Directed by Michael Thornhill.

  

NIGHT OF FEAR
(Australia 1972 - 82min) A deranged and reclusive stranger delights in dismembering unwary travellers and feeding blood to his pet rats. Directed by Terry Bourke.

INN OF THE DAMNED
(Australia 1974 – 90min) Dame Judith Anderson, Alex Cord. Bizarre outback western set in 1896 involving a crazed homicidal innkeeper and the lawman who tracks her down. Directed by Terry Bourke.

THE KILLING OF ANGEL STREET
(Australia 1981 – 100min). Elizabeth Alexander, John Hargreaves. Residents fight to save their old terraced houses from demolition. Directed by Donald Crombie.

  

THE NIGHT, THE PROWLER
(Australia 1978 – 89min) Ruth Cracknell, Kerry Walker. A disturbing fantasy/reality mix about an alleged sexual assault. Directed by Jim Sharman (The Rocky Horror Picture Show).

THE IRISHMAN
(Australia 1978 – 108min) Michael Craig, Simon Burke. An Irish immigrant in the 1920s fights against encroaching mechanisation on his farm. Directed by Donald Crombie.

DON’S PARTY
(Australia 1976 – 89min) Ray Barrett, Pat Bishop. Berlin Film Festival prize-winner. A foul-mouthed comedy about a party that slips into total anarchy. Directed by Bruce Beresford.

  

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