Australian Screen

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Titles tagged with ‘acting’

10 titles - sorted alphabetically or by year

At The Movies – Series 1 Episode 55, Little Fish television program – 2005

Margaret Pomeranz and David Stratton review the latest cinema releases including Little Fish – a 'small’ local feature film staring Cate Blanchett.

At The Movies – Series 1 Episode 63, Wolf Creek television program – 2005

Margaret Pomeranz and David Stratton are impressed with new Australian film Wolf Creek, while deeply troubled by its sadism and violence.

Browne, George: Our movie memories 1928–1934 home movie – 1928

These amateur role-plays are a real treat to watch and were clearly a source of great amusement for all involved.

Gillies documentary – 1987

Max Gillies, probably best know for his portrayal of Bob Hawke, feels more confident and secure when he creates a character to hide behind.

A Hero’s Reward home movie – 1950

This delightful ‘family farce’ home movie production was filmed over a weekend around the Lindfield area in Sydney.

It’s Ruth: Ruth Cracknell, Actor documentary – 1994

It’s Ruth begins as a romp with Ruth as Maggie Beare through some of the zaniest scenes of Mother and Son, and ends with her as Winnie in Happy Days.

Masterpiece Special – Judy Davis television program – 1996

My Brilliant Career may have been a successful start to a career, but for Judy Davis it is an unhappy memory of an early experience working in film.

Miss Minnie Love in Impressions: Maurice Chevalier historical – c1931

Australian performer Minnie Love mimics the popular French comedian and singer Maurice Chevalier for Frank Thring’s Efftee Entertainers series.

River of No Return documentary – 2008

A thought-provoking film that explores the issues involved in living a traditional lifestyle while trying to gain access to the larger, dominant society.

Thursday Island and Merauke, Dutch New Guinea historical – c1925

The cast and crew of Frank Hurley’s feature-length dramas, The Hound of the Deep (1926) and The Jungle Woman (1926), explore the culture and environment of their island locations.