Search results for "John Hargreaves"

Careful, He Might Hear You (1983) RT Audience 86%

DVD release: Oct 2001

Abandoned by his father after his mother dies, young PS lives in suburban Sydney with his aunt Lila and her husband George. While they lead a modest existence, PS is happy ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Carl Schultz
CAST:  Wendy Hughes  •  Robyn Nevin  •  Nicholas Gledhill  •  John Hargreaves

Cry Freedom (1987) RT 81% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Feb 1999

A dramatic story, based on actual events, about the friendship between two men struggling against apartheid in South Africa in the 1970s. Donald Woods is a white liberal ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Kevin Kline  •  Penelope Wilton  •  Kate Hardie

Little Boy Lost (1978) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Feb 1990

The True story of Stephen Walls, a young Australian farm boy, whose disappearance galvanized a continent into action. Taught to be wary of strangers, the boy cannot know that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry Bourke
CAST:  John Hargreaves  •  Tony Barry  •  John Jarratt

The Odd Angry Shot (1979) RT Audience 78%

DVD release: Aug 2013

A group of Australian SAS regiment soldiers are deployed to Vietnam around 1967/8 and encounter the realities of war, from the numbing boredom of camp life and long range ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Jeffrey
CAST:  Graham Kennedy  •  John Hargreaves  •  John Jarratt  •  Bryan Brown

Malcolm (1986)

Malcolm is a chronically shy mechanical genius, who has just been fired for building his own tram. He gets Frank, who has just been released from jail, to move in to help pay ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Nadia Tass
CAST:  Colin Friels  •  Lindy Davies  •  Chris Haywood  •  John Hargreaves

Emerald City (1988)

A comedy of life's temptations - lust, greed and power. The city in question is Sydney and the colour green signifies greed and envy in David Williamsons amusing satire on its ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Michael Jenkins
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  John Hargreaves  •  Chris Haywood  •  Robyn Nevin

Hotel Sorrento (1995)

Meg, Pippa, and Hillary are sisters who grew up in Sorrento, a small seaside town in Australia. Meg, who has lived in England for 10 years has just written a criticially ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Franklin
CAST:  Caroline Goodall  •  Caroline Gillmer  •  Tara Morice  •  Joan Plowright

The Heroes (1988)

Based on a true story, The Heroes follows one of the most extraordinary and heroic exploits of World War II. After months of rigorous training in the north of Australia, a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Donald Crombie
CAST:  John Bach  •  Briony Behets  •  John Bonney  •  John Hargreaves

Hoodwink (1981)

Hoodwink is based on the true story of an Australian con artist who briefly won the hearts of the media (if not the authorities). John Hargreaves stars as a criminal serving ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Claude Whatham
CAST:  John Hargreaves  •  Judy Davis

Comrades (1987) RT Audience 71%

DVD release: Jul 2009

The story of "The Tolpuddle Martyrs". A group of 19th century English farm labourers who formed one of the first trade unions and started a campaign to receive fair wages.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Douglas
CAST:  Keith Allen  •  Dave Atkins  •  Stephen Bateman  •  Katy Behean

The Removalists (1975)

An adaptation of David Williamson's play; John Hargreaves and Peter Cummins star as a good and bad cop who assist a battered wife as she tries to escape her belligerent husband.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Jeffrey
CAST:  John Hargreaves  •  Peter Cummins  •  Jacki Weaver  •  Kate Fitzpatrick

Sweet Revenge (1990) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Nov 1990

An attorney plays match-maker for her ex-husband, by hiring an actress to seduce him - all in an attempt to try and rid herself of alimony payments.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charlotte Brandström
CAST:  Rosanna Arquette  •  Carrie Fisher  •  John Sessions  •  François-Eric Gendron

No Worries (1994)

A family is forced off their farm due to drought, and move to Sydney.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Elfick
CAST:  John Hargreaves  •  Geraldine James  •  Geoff Morrell  •  Steven Vidler

The Place at the Coast (1987)

Teenager Ellie is distressed by forces that threaten the special family holidays she shares with her widowed father. These threats are posed by a new coastal development and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Ogilvie
CAST:  John Hargreaves  •  Heather Mitchell  •  Tushka Bergen  •  Julie Hamilton

Boundaries of the Heart (1988)

A small desert town in western Australia is the scene of several love affairs in this romantic drama. Forty-year-old Stella (Wendy Hughes) works at her father's hotel and bar ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lex Marinos
CAST:  Wendy Hughes  •  John Hargreaves  •  Norman Kaye  •  Max Cullen

Don's Party (1976) RT Audience 65%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Don's Party stars John Hargreaves as Don Henderson, a schoolteacher living with his wife, Kath (Jeanie Drynan), in 1969. Out of boredom, he invites a small group of friends to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  John Hargreaves  •  Graham Kennedy  •  Ray Barrett  •  Clare Binney

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)

CAST:  Nicholas Hope  •  Gosia Dobrowolska  •  Claudia Karvan  •  Victoria Eagger

Sky Pirates (1986) RT Audience 13%

Air force Lieutenant Harris starts for a flight to Boa Boa, on board Reverend Mitchell with a box containing a part of a top-secret extraterrestrial key. They get lost in a ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Colin Eggleston
CAST:  John Hargreaves  •  Max Phipps  •  Bill Hunter  •  Simon Chilvers

Blackfellas (1993)

Young Aboriginal Doug has done his time for petty theft, but quickly drifts back under the bad influence of ‘Pretty Boy’ Floyd. Doug knows where he’s heading – he’s seen it ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Ricketson
CAST:  John Moore  •  David Ngoombujarra  •  Jaylene Riley  •  Lisa Kinchela