Australian Screen

Australia’s audiovisual heritage online

Titles tagged with ‘fatherhood’

6 titles - sorted alphabetically or by year

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert feature film – 1994

The most unforgettable scenes in Priscilla feature excessive costumes on incongruous characters in vast, humbling spaces.

Beneath Hill 60 feature film – 2010

During the First World War, a Queensland miner learns the true cost of war when he leads Australians in a project to tunnel beneath enemy lines to plant explosives.

The Boys are Back feature film – 2009

A successful journalist learns the true meaning of fatherhood and domestic responsibility after losing his wife to cancer.

Give a Little Credit to your Dad; Lonesome for You, Mother Dear music – 1939

Two songs by then unknown country singer Buddy Williams, recorded in 1939.

The Shiralee feature film – 1957

Arguably there are two major themes in Australian cinema – the problem of the landscape, and the related problem of masculinity – and both are the subject of The Shiralee.

Stork feature film – 1971

Stork was important in a business sense: its success lead to the formation of Hexagon Productions, which became a major force in film.