Search results for "Garry McDonald"

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Moulin Rouge! (2001) RT 76% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Dec 2001

A celebration of love and creative inspiration takes place in the infamous, gaudy and glamorous Parisian nightclub, at the cusp of the 20th century. A young poet, who is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Baz Luhrmann
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Ewan McGregor  •  John Leguizamo  •  Jim Broadbent

Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002) RT 88% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Apr 2003

In 1931, three aboriginal girls escape after being plucked from their homes to be trained as domestic staff and set off on a trek across the Outback.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Phillip Noyce
CAST:  Everlyn Sampi  •  Tianna Sansbury  •  Laura Monaghan  •  Kenneth Branagh

The Rage in Placid Lake (2003) RT 53% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Apr 2006

Placid Lake has always been different. As an odd fish in a sea of mediocrity, his brilliant ideas are bound to get him into more trouble than success. So when he finds himself ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Tony McNamara
CAST:  Jordan Brooking  •  Ben Lee  •  Rose Byrne  •  Miranda Richardson

Mr. Accident (2000) RT 17% / Audience 29%

DVD release: Jan 2001

Mr Accident is a satirical, romantic rocket ride through the lives of a bunch of losers hurtling into the chaos that is contemporary life. It's a circus of cool catastrophes ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Yahoo Serious
CAST:  Yahoo Serious  •  Grant Piro  •  Helen Dallimore  •  Jeanette Cronin

Struck by Lightning (1990) RT 27% / Audience 53%

DVD release: May 2013

This little comedy is set in a small factory come halfway home, employing only handicapped people. Ollie Rennie is the boss and sometime minder of all his workers. He ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerzy Domaradzki
CAST:  Garry McDonald  •  Catherine McClements  •  Henry Salter  •  Denis Moore

A Model Daughter: The Killing of Caroline Byrne (2009)

Australian television film based on alleged events surrounding the death of Caroline Byrne in June 1995. Byrne was found in the early morning of 8 June at the base of a cliff ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Tilse
CAST:  Garry McDonald  •  David Lyons  •  Cariba Heine  •  Tiriel Mora

Stepfather of the Bride (2006)

This is the story of a typical contemporary Australian family. Skye is getting married to Lachlan. They have to tell her mother, stepfather, father, step mother, his father, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Hodgman
CAST:  Alex Dimitriades  •  Leon Ford  •  Lucy Taylor  •  William McInnes

Burning Man (2011) RT 74% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Nov 2012

An English chef with a chic restaurant on Bondi Beach trying to put his life and his relationship with his son back on track while surrounded by women.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Teplitzky
CAST:  Matthew Goode  •  Bojana Novakovic  •  Essie Davis  •  Rachel Griffiths

Those Dear Departed (1987)

A disturbed woman murders her husband, and others, so that she can be haunted by their "wronged" spirits.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ted Robinson
CAST:  Garry McDonald  •  Pamela Stephenson  •  Su Cruickshank  •  Marian Dworakowski

The Picture Show Man (1977) RT Audience 50%

A man, his son and a piano player travel around Australia showing the first silent movies  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Power
CAST:  Rod Taylor  •  John Meillon  •  John Ewart  •  Judy Morris

Wills & Burke (1985)

Parody of historical epics that focuses on real-life Australian explorers William John Wills and Robert O'Hara Burkes, who tragically tried to cross the Australian continent ...  (more)

CAST:  Garry McDonald  •  Kym Gyngell  •  Peter Collingwood  •  Jonathan Hardy

The King (2007) RT 56% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Oct 2006

The King is the story of Graham Kennedy, Australia's first and greatest home grown TV superstar. It traces his rise from working class Balaclava kid, through radio, TV, film, ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Drama
DIRECTION:  Matthew Saville
CAST:  Stephen Curry  •  Shaun Micallef  •  Garry McDonald  •  Steve Bisley

Being Venice (2013)

New Zealand-born, Aussie-based filmmaker Miro Bilbrough follows up her acclaimed shorts with her debut feature - a character study of a troubled young woman named Venice.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Miro Bilbrough
CAST:  Alice McConnell  •  Garry McDonald  •  Simon Stone  •  Katie Wall

Molly (1983)

After Dan collapses at a train station, he enlists Maxie to watch his beloved dog, Molly. Maxie develops a soft spot for her new furry companion - a dog which has a unique ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ned Lander
CAST:  Claudia Karvan  •  Leslie Dayman  •  Robin Laurie  •  Tanya Lester

The Light Between Oceans (2016)

A lighthouse keeper and his wife living off the coast of Western Australia raise a baby they rescue from an adrift rowboat.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Derek Cianfrance
CAST:  Michael Fassbender  •  Alicia Vikander  •  Rachel Weisz  •  Bryan Brown

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