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Death of Television

Australia, 1980 (MIFF 1981)

Director: Mark Lewis

He was bored and the telly was bad. It all became just too much.

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Cane Toads: An Unnatural History

This stylised off-heat documentary is thought provoking as well as entertaining because of its unusual mix of biological fact and off-the-cuff comment We see that as cane toads have spread ... More »

CANE TOADS: THE CONQUEST

“Rarely has an ecological menace appeared as entertaining.” - Hollywood Reporter ... Frog-marching their way across the nation for the last 75 years, these amphibian invaders have multiplied from ... More »

THE NATURAL HISTORY OF THE CHICKEN

Mark Lewis has taken the same brilliant humour he has applied to the animal kingdom in Cane Toads and The Wonderful World of Dogs in approaching his latest subject, the humble chook. This wonderful ... More »

Peeping Tom

Mark Lewis recreates the unseen footage from Michael Powell's legendary, psychosexual thriller Peeping Tom. In his own version (by the same name) Lewis constructs the footage that the fictional Mark ... More »

By Night

John meets Catherine in a hotel in suspicious circumstances. He is attracted to Catherine and tries to help her, but seems unable to... ... More »

MALLACOOTA STAMPEDE

An observation of life at an Australian seaside resort over the Christmas holiday period. The conflict between some young local boys and their short-term visitors. ... More »

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