Made as part of a series on Adult Learning for the Training Section of the Public Service Board, this is the best of the series, unpretentious, no commentary and a short appearance by Kate Fitzpatrick.
Peter Weir makes a spoof current affairs documentary. Playing a TV reporter himself, he demonstrates how the reporting of Green Valley, a housing commission estate, had been subjected to very harsh ... More »
Peter Weir's film adaptation of Joan Lindsay's classic, largely faithful to the original novel, describes the collapse of a rural Victorian boarding college following the mysterious disappearance of ... More »
Homesdale is an expensive private guest house on a remote island where the guests are encouraged to live out their fantasies. They have contrived to do this with considerable facility. Mr. Malfrey ... More »
Should Michael follow the straight and narrow path of conformity, or listen to the prophets of change and revolution? The question is: in which world does Michael belong? ... This episode won the ... More »
Peter Weir's first feature was a highly unusual black comedy. Misunderstood for years, The Cars That Ate Paris has overtones of J.G. Ballard's urban science fiction and Jean-Luc Godard's Weekend. In ... More »
One of the Cinema Branch's earliest sound films, though some silent footage can be seen. Memorable not only for a glimpse of how real butter was made but also for its commentary -"Kangaroo Butter is ... More »