Search results for "Simon Burke"

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Pitch Black (2000) RT 57% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Oct 2000

When their ship crash-lands on a remote planet, the marooned passengers soon learn that escaped convict Riddick isn't the only thing they have to fear. Deadly creatures lurk ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Twohy
CAST:  Vin Diesel  •  Radha Mitchell  •  Cole Hauser  •  Rhiana Griffith

The Postcard Bandit (2003) RT Audience 80%

DVD release: Aug 2007

The story of notorious Australian bank robber Brendan Abbott, who according to the myth, sent postcards to authorities hot on his trail while on the run across the country.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Tony Gilbert  •  Andrew Pante  •  Gordon Westman
CAST:  Tom Long  •  Brett Stiller  •  Matthew Le Nevez  •  Genevieve Lemon

The Devil's Playground (1976)

DVD release: Jul 1990

A powerful drama relating the intimate aspect of teenage boys and their priest/educators behind the walls of a religious institution where rigid discipline backfires natural ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred Schepisi
CAST:  Arthur Dignam  •  Nick Tate  •  Simon Burke  •  Charles McCallum

The Irishman (1978)

Paddy Doolan is a man who refuses to accept change. In a new century where the motor car is changing the way things are done, the stubborn Irishman, the last of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Donald Crombie
CAST:  Michael Craig  •  Simon Burke  •  Robyn Nevin  •  Lou Brown

Heroes' Mountain (2002)

The story of Stuart Diver, the only person to survive the 1997 Thredbo tragedy that came about when a landslide engulfed a ski lodge situated in Australia's Snowy Mountains.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Peter Andrikidis
CAST:  Craig McLachlan  •  Tom Long  •  Anthony Hayes  •  Jodie Dry

Preservation (2003)

Gothic horror and erotic farce face a shotgun wedding in "Preservation," an oddball Aussie pic which is part of a spurt of government funded hour-long features. Starring local ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sofya Gollan
CAST:  Jacqueline McKenzie  •  Kris McQuade  •  Simon Burke  •  Jennifer Kent

Slate, Wyn & Me (1987)

DVD release: Dec 1988

Meandering drama of Brothers Burke and Sacks, who rob a bank, kill a cop and kidnap Thornton, a witness to their crime.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Don McLennan
CAST:  Sigrid Thornton  •  Simon Burke  •  Tom E. Lewis  •  Martin Sacks

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)

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

The Clinic (1983)

DVD release: Jan 2007

A comedic, dramatic day in the lives of employees and patients at a venereal disease clinic.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  David Stevens
CAST:  Chris Haywood  •  Simon Burke  •  Gerda Nicholson  •  Rona McLeod

South Pacific (2001) RT 89% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Apr 1999

Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific is a 2001 television film, based on the musical South Pacific (1949). An ABC production, it was directed by Richard Pearce, and stars ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Pearce
CAST:  Glenn Close  •  Harry Connick, Jr.  •  Rade Serbedzija  •  Jack Thompson

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