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The Drover's Wife

Australia, 1984 (MIFF 1985)

Director: Sue Brooks

The Australian myth of the ‘drover's wife' retold from a different perspective.

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HOPE

Australia
WORLD PREMIERE ... Four hundred asylum seekers pitched into the sea when their people-smuggling boat from Indonesia sank in 2001. Three hundred and fifty three people drowned. Only seven survivors ma… More »

An Ordinary Woman

Australia, 1989
In the process of (representing an ordinary woman's life, this film explores questions of identity, representation and truth. In paying homage to the small moment, the snapshot, the ordinary; the fil… More »

ROAD TO NHILL

Australia, 1997
Australian films have been a highlight of the Festival of late. What seems to fascinate us most is hearing our own stories. Melbourne film­makers Sue Brooks, Alison Tilson and Sue Maslin will hav… More »

JAPANESE STORY

Australia, 2002
"In Japan we have an expression which, when translated, means 'you meet only once, so make everything in that moment count.'" - Gotaro Tsunishima ... Toni Colette is Sandy, an ambitious geologist who… More »

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