Search results for "Claudia Karvan"


Aquamarine (2006) RT 51% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Jun 2006

Two teenage girls discover that mermaids really do exist after a violent storm washes one ashore. The mermaid, a sassy creature named Aquamarine, is determined to prove to her ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Elizabeth Allen
CAST:  Emma Roberts  •  JoJo  •  Sara Paxton  •  Jake McDorman

33 Postcards (2011) RT 27% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Aug 2013

Dean Randall has sponsored a young Chinese orphan Mei Mei for many years, when she arrives in Sydney out of the blue to thank him, their lives are changed forever.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Pauline Chan
CAST:  Guy Pearce  •  Zhu Lin  •  Claudia Karvan  •  Elaine Jin

Saved (2009)

The advocate for a young Iranian refugee held in detention. Amir Ali claims to be an Iranian student persecuted by the government but the Department of Immigration dispute his ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Tony Ayres
CAST:  Claudia Karvan  •  Andy Rodoreda  •  Osamah Sami

Long Weekend (2009) RT 80% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Sep 2005

Mother Nature gets revenge on some careless campers in this remastered version of the Australian horror classic.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jamie Blanks
CAST:  Jim Caviezel  •  Claudia Karvan  •  Robert Taylor  •  John Brumpton

Footy Legends (2006) RT Audience 59%

DVD release: Aug 2006

An unemployed sports fan enters an amateur rugby league tournament where losing just isn't an option if he's to keep his family together.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Khoa Do
CAST:  Anh Do  •  Angus Sampson  •  Lisa Saggers  •  Paul Nakad

Strange Planet (1999) RT Audience 42%

DVD release: Jun 2003

Alice, Judy and Sally are three Australian roommates who are unlucky in love. Over the course of a year, they endure numerous personal ups and downs. Meanwhile, Ewan, Joel and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Emma-Kate Croghan
CAST:  Claudia Karvan  •  Naomi Watts  •  Alice Garner  •  Tom Long

Lust and Revenge (1996)

This caustic Australian comedy is meant to burn those commercial interests who sponsor artists for tax breaks. It also a sexually unresponsive wife's revenge against her ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Paul Cox
CAST:  Nicholas Hope  •  Gosia Dobrowolska  •  Claudia Karvan  •  Victoria Eagger

Dating the Enemy (1996) RT Audience 59%

One messy science journalist (Tash) and a neat television host (Brett). Two very different people whose relationship is nose diving to get the opportunity to experience life ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Megan Simpson Huberman
CAST:  Guy Pearce  •  Claudia Karvan  •  Matt Day  •  Lisa Hensley

Exile (1994)

When Peter Costello is exiled to a deserted island for stealing sheep, Mary, a maid, decides to join him there.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Paul Cox
CAST:  Aden Young  •  Beth Champion  •  Claudia Karvan  •  Norman Kaye

The Heartbreak Kid (1993) RT Audience 65%

Christina (Claudia Karvan) is a school teacher from a wealthy Greek-Australian background, engaged to a lawyer and content with the traditional course of her life. She begins ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Jenkins
CAST:  Claudia Karvan  •  Alex Dimitriades  •  Steve Bastoni  •  Nick Lathouris




The Big Steal (1990) RT Audience 72%

Danny wants two things in life more than anything else, one is a Jaguar and the other is Joanna Johnson. After Danny is conned into trading his Nissan Cedric for a 1973 Jaguar ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Nadia Tass
CAST:  Ben Mendelsohn  •  Claudia Karvan  •  Steve Bisley  •  Marshall Napier

High Tide (1987) RT 88% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jul 2010

Story about a backup singer for an Elvis impersonator who re-enters her past when she leaves a tour in a small town and finds her daughter in a mobile home park.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Gillian Armstrong
CAST:  Judy Davis  •  Jan Adele  •  Claudia Karvan  •  Frankie J. Holden

The Darkside (2013) RT Audience 50%

Writer and Director Warwick Thornton has assembled a collection of the most poignant, sad, funny and absurd ghost stories from around Australia. He will bring them to life ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Warwick Thornton
CAST:  Deborah Mailman  •  Bryan Brown  •  Aaron Pedersen  •  Shari Sebbens

Passion (1999)

Passion concentrates on Grainger's unusual relationship with his mother and his sexual peculiarities (especially his obsessive self-flagellation, though homosexuality is also ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Peter Duncan
CAST:  Richard Roxburgh  •  Barbara Hershey  •  Claudia Karvan  •  Simon Burke

Redheads (1994)

Lucy is apparently very confident, and quite "forward," as the saying used to be; she has made all the moves to pick up a staid lawyer-type for sex. Once back at her apartment ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Danny Vendramini
CAST:  Claudia Karvan  •  Catherine McClements  •  Alexander Petersons  •  Mark Hembrow

Flynn (1993)

A biographical movie on the film star Errol Flynn's early life before Hollywood fame.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Frank Howson
CAST:  Guy Pearce  •  Steven Berkoff  •  Claudia Karvan  •  John Savage

Echoes of Paradise (1989)

The love story between an Australian woman and a Balinese dancer.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Phillip Noyce
CAST:  Wendy Hughes  •  John Lone  •  Steve Jacobs  •  Peta Toppano

Risk (2000)

Three people discover jealousy and larceny are a dangerous combination in this tense drama. John (Bryan Brown) is a veteran insurance investigator who succumbs to temptation ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alan White
CAST:  Tom Long  •  Claudia Karvan  •  Melissa Madden-Gray  •  Bryan Brown

$9.99 (2008)

Have you ever wondered "What is the meaning of life? Why do we exist?" The answer to this vexing question is now within your reach! You'll find it in a small yet amazing ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Drama
DIRECTION:  Tatia Rosenthal
CAST:  Tom Budge  •  Josef Ber  •  Joel Edgerton  •  Leon Ford

Still Twisted (1997) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Jun 1999

Four new mind bending tales where truth takes a detour and nothing is what it seems. The characters in each tale discover that their preconceived notions of reality couldn't ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Daniel Krige  •  Michael Offer  •  Ian Gilmore  •  Kate Dennis
CAST:  Bryan Brown  •  Dee Smart  •  Nadine Garner  •  Claudia Karvan