Anna Maria Monticelli

Smash Palace (1981)

Al Shaw's life revolves around motor racing and his back country junkyard, the "Smash Palace". His French wife, Jacqui, doesn't appreciate the lack of attention due to Al's obsession with cars. When Al finds her in the arms of another man, he takes his daughter, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Donaldson
CAST:  Bruno Lawrence  •  Anna Maria Monticelli  •  Greer Robson  •  Keith Aberdein

Al Shaw's life revolves around motor racing and his back country junkyard, the "Smash Palace". His French wife, Jacqui, doesn't appreciate the lack of attention due to Al's obsession with cars. When Al finds her in the arms of another man, he takes his daughter, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Donaldson
CAST:  Bruno Lawrence  •  Anna Maria Monticelli  •  Greer Robson  •  Keith Aberdein

After Hours (1985)

The difficulty of separating sexual fantasy and reality becomes apparent in an investigation of an alleged sexual harassment case.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jane Campion
CAST:  Anna Maria Monticelli  •  Russell Newman  •  Danielle Pearse  •  Don Reid

The difficulty of separating sexual fantasy and reality becomes apparent in an investigation of an alleged sexual harassment case.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jane Campion
CAST:  Anna Maria Monticelli  •  Russell Newman  •  Danielle Pearse  •  Don Reid

My First Wife (1984)

My First Wife is about the dramatic collapse of the marriage between John and Helen. It is also a film about our children and the future we offer them. Helen has decided to leave, and it is John who lacks the inner resources to cope with the impending tragedy. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Cox
CAST:  John Hargreaves  •  Wendy Hughes  •  Charles Tingwell  •  David Cameron

My First Wife is about the dramatic collapse of the marriage between John and Helen. It is also a film about our children and the future we offer them. Helen has decided to leave, and it is John who lacks the inner resources to cope with the impending tragedy. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Cox
CAST:  John Hargreaves  •  Wendy Hughes  •  Charles Tingwell  •  David Cameron

The Empty Beach (1985)

Before shady businessman John Singer disappeared off Bondi Beach, his name meant money--big and small, clean and dirty--a man absorbed in a world of greed and dishonesty. Singer's widow, Marlon, believes he's still alive and she employs the investigative skills of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Thomson
CAST:  Bryan Brown  •  Anna Maria Monticelli  •  Ray Barrett  •  John Wood

Before shady businessman John Singer disappeared off Bondi Beach, his name meant money--big and small, clean and dirty--a man absorbed in a world of greed and dishonesty. Singer's widow, Marlon, believes he's still alive and she employs the investigative skills of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Thomson
CAST:  Bryan Brown  •  Anna Maria Monticelli  •  Ray Barrett  •  John Wood

Archer's Adventure (1985)

During the 1860s, Dave Powers, apprentice to a horse trainer, volunteers to ride Archer to the Melbourne Cup race. Their start is 600 miles from Melbourne, and the journey is anything but easy. Of course, the pair have numerous adventures along the way, and in the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Denny Lawrence
CAST:  Ned Lander  •  Brett Climo  •  Robert Coleby  •  Nicole Kidman

During the 1860s, Dave Powers, apprentice to a horse trainer, volunteers to ride Archer to the Melbourne Cup race. Their start is 600 miles from Melbourne, and the journey is anything but easy. Of course, the pair have numerous adventures along the way, and in the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Denny Lawrence
CAST:  Ned Lander  •  Brett Climo  •  Robert Coleby  •  Nicole Kidman

The Edge of Power (1989)

The worlds of journalism and politics collide in this story about an experienced journalist who desperately needs to scoop a big story in order to revamp his career. Deciding he'll take matters into his own hands, he frames a politician and arranges to be there ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henri Safran
CAST:  Ivar Kants  •  Sheree da Costa  •  Henri Szeps  •  Anna Maria Monticelli

The worlds of journalism and politics collide in this story about an experienced journalist who desperately needs to scoop a big story in order to revamp his career. Deciding he'll take matters into his own hands, he frames a politician and arranges to be there ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henri Safran
CAST:  Ivar Kants  •  Sheree da Costa  •  Henri Szeps  •  Anna Maria Monticelli

Silver City (1984)

After World War II, 4,000 Polish families came to Australia. They were Jews, Fascists, anti-Communists, and others dispossessed. In a large hostel, where even married men and women were housed in separate barracks, the adults lived for two years while they worked ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sophia Turkiewicz
CAST:  Gosia Dobrowolska  •  Ivar Kants  •  Anna Maria Monticelli  •  Steve Bisley

After World War II, 4,000 Polish families came to Australia. They were Jews, Fascists, anti-Communists, and others dispossessed. In a large hostel, where even married men and women were housed in separate barracks, the adults lived for two years while they worked ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sophia Turkiewicz
CAST:  Gosia Dobrowolska  •  Ivar Kants  •  Anna Maria Monticelli  •  Steve Bisley

Nomads (1986)

One night, in a Los Angeles hospital, Dr. Flax attends to a seriously injured man who, apparently crazed, whispers mysterious and disconcerting words in French into her ear.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John McTiernan
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Lesley-Anne Down  •  Anna Maria Monticelli  •  Adam Ant

One night, in a Los Angeles hospital, Dr. Flax attends to a seriously injured man who, apparently crazed, whispers mysterious and disconcerting words in French into her ear.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John McTiernan
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Lesley-Anne Down  •  Anna Maria Monticelli  •  Adam Ant

The Dark Room (1982)

A slightly disturbed young amateur photographer finds that his father has been secretly having an affair with his co-worker. Thus begins a spiral into blackmail, stalking, and voyeurism.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Harmon
CAST:  Alan Cassell  •  Svet Kovich  •  Anna Maria Monticelli  •  Diana Davidson

A slightly disturbed young amateur photographer finds that his father has been secretly having an affair with his co-worker. Thus begins a spiral into blackmail, stalking, and voyeurism.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Harmon
CAST:  Alan Cassell  •  Svet Kovich  •  Anna Maria Monticelli  •  Diana Davidson