Salute tells the story of the events surrounding one of the most iconic moments of the 1968 Mexico Olympics and US Civil Rights Movement. A documentary that reveals the history, the pride and the price three athletes paid for standing up for their beliefs.
Some of Australia's most prominent faces are all part of the mix in The Late Session, as five guests join host Waleed Aly in a thought-provoking and entertaining conversation. So what exactly is a modern family anyway? How does the experience of family life continue to define us? And what exactly is the statute of limitations for blaming our parents for everything?
It's the summer of 1969 in Broome, an idyllic pearling port on Australia's west coast, and shy Aboriginal teenager Willie reluctantly finds himself on his way back to Catholic boarding school in Perth before he gets to date the girl of his dreams, local church singer, the beautiful Rosie. Willie's devoted mother, single parent Theresa hopes that one day he'll become a priest.
In the title role, Abbie Cornish delivers a fearless portrayal of a young artist whose lust for life takes her to the edge of sanity. Heath Ledger breathes a sweet and tender optimism into Dan, a sometime-poet lost in love with Candy. In heroin they find a path to limitless pleasure. But as addiction takes hold they lose the very thing they sought. Candy opens the door on a dream vision that will have meaning for all who have been dazzled by the beauty of the world.
Some of Australia's most prominent faces are all part of the mix in The Late Session, as five guests join host Waleed Aly in a thought-provoking and entertaining conversation. Tonight, what's an identity? Who do we think we are? And why does it matter?
Insights, revelations, great music and the engaging company of some of Australia's most prominent faces are all part of the mix in The Late Session. Five guests join host Waleed Aly in a thought-provoking and entertaining conversation - along with food, drinks and some of Australia's finest musical talents.
The mercurial high point of Australian cinema of the '90s, Shine is a universal phenomenon that touched millions around the world. Based on the true story of piano prodigy David Helfgott, Scott Hicks' film traces the volatile journey of the pianist from childhood through to adulthood, detailing David's troubled relationship with his repressive father, the tragic mental breakdown and eventual resurrection as a brilliant performer.
A rare and unexpected gem. The heart-warming story of a nomadic family of shepherds who call on a musical healer to reunite one of the herd with her new-born colt. From the 2004 Sydney Film Festival.
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Late 2005 in New York, a true crime story broke that quickly spread like wildfire across America and then around the world. Over 1000 corpses had been allegedly stolen, carved up and sold in a scheme that netted those responsible millions of dollars. This documentary looks at what really happened, along with all the principal players to reveal the difficult truth behind the tabloid headlines.
Julie Walters stars as Mary Whitehouse, the UK's renowned taste and decency campaigner who came to prominence in the 1960s when she famously forced the resignation of the BBC's director-heneral.
Until now, Michael Nyman's fine reputation has rested on music. Composing with innovative minimalism for films as memorable as The Draughtsman's Contract, The Ogre, Man on Wire, and most famously for Jane Campion's The Piano, he has reached an international audience. But now, Michael Nyman is about to become a filmmaker himself - with an increasing passion for filming, editing and photography.
Emma Woodhouse is a congenial young lady who delights in meddling in other people's affairs. She is perpetually trying to unite men and women who are utterly wrong for each other. Despite her interest in romance, Emma is clueless about her own feelings, and her relationship with gentle Mr Knightly.
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