Search results for "John Duigan"


Head in the Clouds (2004) RT 15% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Jan 2005

A romantic drama set in 1930's England, Paris, and Spain. Gilda Bessé shares her Paris apartment with an Irish schoolteacher, Guy Malyon, and Mia, a refugee from Spain. As the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  John Duigan
CAST:  Charlize Theron  •  Penélope Cruz  •  Stuart Townsend  •  Thomas Kretschmann

Romero (1989) RT 75% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Sep 2000

Romero is a compelling and deeply moving look at the life of Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador, who made the ultimate sacrifice in a passionate stand against social ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  John Duigan
CAST:  Raúl Juliá  •  Richard Jordan  •  Ana Alicia  •  Eddie Velez

Flirting (1991) RT 96% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Sep 2002

The year is 1965 and Danny Embling, is an awkward, underdeveloped teen suffering from occasional bouts of stuttering, attends an all-male boarding school in New South Wales, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Duigan
CAST:  Noah Taylor  •  Thandie Newton  •  Nicole Kidman  •  Naomi Watts

Sirens (1993) RT 73% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Apr 2001

In 1930s Australia, Anglican clergyman Anthony Campion and his prim wife, Estella, are asked to visit noted painter Norman Lindsay, whose planned contribution to an ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Duigan
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Sam Neill  •  Elle Macpherson

The Year My Voice Broke (1987) RT 93% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Feb 2000

Coming-of age feature, set in a New South Wales country town in the 1960s, about a 15 year-old boy. It follows his loves and how he copes with life's problems such as death ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Duigan
CAST:  Noah Taylor  •  Loene Carmen  •  Ben Mendelsohn  •  Graeme Blundell

Lawn Dogs (1997) RT 72% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Dec 1998

In the affluent, gated community of Camelot Gardens, bored wives indiscriminately sleep around while their unwitting husbands try desperately to climb the social ladder. Trent ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Duigan
CAST:  Mischa Barton  •  Sam Rockwell  •  Christopher McDonald  •  Kathleen Quinlan

The Parole Officer (2001) RT 67% / Audience 64%

A hapless parole officer (Steve Coogan) is framed for murder by a crooked police chief. To prove his innocence he must entice his former clients away from the law abiding ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Foreign
DIRECTION:  John Duigan
CAST:  Steve Coogan  •  Lena Headey  •  Ben Miller  •  Om Puri

Molly (1999) RT 14% / Audience 54%

DVD release: May 2001

Molly McKay is a profoundly autistic twenty-something woman who has lived in an institution from a young age following her parents' death in a car accident. When the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Duigan
CAST:  Elisabeth Shue  •  Aaron Eckhart  •  Jill Hennessy  •  Thomas Jane

Winter of Our Dreams (1981)

DVD release: Oct 1989

When a womanizing bookshop owner hears about the suicide of his former girlfriend, he tries to find out more and meats her friend, a prostitute. They hook up, but when she ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Duigan
CAST:  Judy Davis  •  Bryan Brown  •  Cathy Downes  •  Baz Luhrmann

Mouth to Mouth (1978) RT 50% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Sep 2007

Broke and homeless Australian teenagers in love.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Duigan
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The Journey of August King (1995) RT 57% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Jan 2003

The Journey of August King is a multi-dimensional drama about a North Carolina farmer in 1815. August King, a widower, is on his way home as he does every year after selling ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Duigan
CAST:  Jason Patric  •  Thandie Newton  •  Larry Drake  •  Sam Waterston

The Trespassers (1976)

In 1970, political journalist Richard lives with Penny but is having an affair with actress Dee. The two woman meet and become friends.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  John Duigan
CAST:  Judy Morris  •  Briony Behets  •  John Derum  •  Hugh Keays-Byrne

Far East (1982)

A cynical Australian Vietnam War veteran runs a sleazy bar in the Philippines. His old flame enters his life again asking for help when her husband, an investigative ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Duigan
CAST:  Bryan Brown  •  Helen Morse  •  Raina McKeon  •  Sinan Leong

Room to Move (1987)

DVD release: May 2005

Superstar Nicole Kidman (Days of Thunder) stars in Room to Move, one of the star's earliest roles. Kidman is Carol Trig, a high school track star whose life changes ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • TV movie
DIRECTION:  John Duigan
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Terence Donovan  •  Veronica Lang  •  Martin Harris

The Leading Man (1996) RT 63% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Dec 1999

Successful playwright Felix Webb has a new play, 'The Hit Man', in rehearsal. Directed by his old friend Humphrey, it is already being hailed as a masterpiece; but Felix can't ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Duigan
CAST:  Jon Bon Jovi  •  Anna Galiena  •  Lambert Wilson  •  Thandie Newton

One Night Stand (1984)

In Australia, four teenagers in a Sydney theater are astounded to hear the news that a nuclear war has broken out in Eastern Europe. They try to figure out the best way they ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  John Duigan
CAST:  Tyler Coppin  •  Cassandra Delaney  •  Jay Hackett  •  Saskia Post

Careless Love (2012) RT 86% / Audience 73%

Linh (Nammi Le) is a Vietnamese Australian university student who secretly starts part-time work as an escort. She develops a close rapport with one of her clients, an ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  John Duigan
CAST:  Nammi Le  •  Peter O'Brien  •  Andrew Hazzard  •  David Field

The Firm Man (1975)

Businessman Gerald Barker is invited to join a mysterious super corporation known as The Firm. His work in the organisation turns out to be of a unique and somewhat disturbing ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  John Duigan
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