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‘Look at moy’

from the television program Kath and Kim – Money (PG)

Kim (Gina Riley), aka 'Hornbag,’ visits Brett (Peter Rowsthorn) at work in order to buy a modem from him. Back home, she fights with Sharon (Magda Szubanski) when Sharon wants a turn on the computer …

‘You have a wildness of spirit’

from the feature film My Brilliant Career (G)

While staying with her well-to-do grandmother, Sybylla (Judy Davis) has a crisis about her looks. Her Aunt Helen (Wendy Hughes) tells her to stop looking in mirrors and tries to make her more feminine. Suitor …


from the feature film Radiance (M)

The sisters carry a turtle into the kitchen. They talk about killing it and making turtle curry. Stones hit the roof of the house. Young boys yell 'witch, witch’. Nona confronts the boys, and they …

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