Tag: Chris Haywood

Malcolm (1986) 7.2

Malcolm (1986)

Malcolm is a chronically shy mechanical genius who has just been fired for building his own tram. He gets Frank, who has just been released from jail, to move in to help pay the bills. Malcolm, with Frank's help, turns t...

Sweet River (2020) 5.5

Sweet River (2020)

A Mother's love can't be buried...

Sweet Talker (1991) 5.9

Sweet Talker (1991)

Con artist Harry Reynolds is released from prison armed with his partners research for a new scam. Harry heads for the dying town of Beachport near the coast of Australia where he cons the locals into investing big bucks...

Breaker Morant (1980) 7.8

Breaker Morant (1980)

During the Boer War, three Australian lieutenants are on trial for shooting Boer prisoners. Though they acted under orders, they are being used as scapegoats by the General Staff, who hopes to distance themselves from th...

The Cars That Ate Paris (1974) 5.6

The Cars That Ate Paris (1974)

A small town in rural Australia (Paris) makes its living by causing car accidents and salvaging any valuables from the wrecks. Into this town come brothers Arthur and George. George is killed when the Parisians cause the...

Shine (1996) 7.7

Shine (1996)

As a child piano prodigy, David Helfgott's musical ambitions generate friction with his overbearing father, Peter. When Helfgott travels to London on a musical scholarship, his career as a pianist blossoms. However, the ...

Jindabyne (2006) 6.3

Jindabyne (2006)

Jindabyne, in the southeast section of New South Wales, was moved to its current site from its original site upon the building of a hydroelectric dam, the resulting reservoir, Lake Jindabyne, which now sits atop the orig...

Dirt Music (2019) 6.6

Dirt Music (2019)

In Gregor Jordan's adaptation of the acclaimed novel by Tim Winton, the stunning landscape of Western Australia is the backdrop for an impassioned tale of love and grief. Stuck in a loveless relationship with legendary l...

Quigley Down Under-1990 6.9

Quigley Down Under-1990

Sharpshooter Matt Quigley is hired from America by an Australian rancher so he can shoot aborigines at a distance. Quigley takes exception to this and leaves. The rancher tries to kill him for refusing, and Quigley escap...

Razorback-1984 6

Razorback-1984

A vicious wild boar terrorizes the Australian outback. The first victim is a small child who is killed. The child's granddad is brought to trial for killing the child but acquitted. The next victim is an American TV-jour...

Dogs in Space-1986 6.6

Dogs in Space-1986

The film is set in a house occupied by a collection of social misfits. The main storyline is that of a strange musician's relationship with a girl, their drug use and his band. These events are surrounded by a chaotic my...

Return to Nim’s Island-2013 4.9

Return to Nim’s Island-2013

Return to Nim's Island to see how things are going with Nim and her Father. One day they get a message that some people will be buying the island to build an attraction there, but Nim will not stand for it and comes up w...

Boar-2017 5.1

Boar-2017

In the harsh, yet beautiful Australian outback lives a beast, an animal of staggering size, with a ruthless, driving need for blood and destruction. It cares for none, defends its territory with brutal force, and kills w...

The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey-1988 6.7

The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey-1988

A young boy in 14th century Cumbria (north of England) keeps getting visions he cannot explain. His village has so far been spared from the black death, but the villagers fear its imminent arrival. With the boy as their ...