Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property from a takeover plot. As the pair drive 2,000 head of cattle over unforgiving landscape, they experience the bombing of Darwin by Japanese forces firsthand.
Helena, a woman in her early 40's, is obsessed with getting pregnant. After failing her last try, her neighbors get back from the hospital with their new born baby. Helena breaks in to their house when they´re gone, steals the baby monitor and starts listening to what happens next door.
The film reflects the life of the Macedonian emigrants and migrant workers in Australia. With their going away in far away countries and living abroad, some of them have succeed in socializing, but there are still some of them who always remain with the dilemma of returning in their native country. Through their personal retellings and the metaphor description of their whole way of living in the new surroundings, expressed in a mosaical cinemathographic way, one could get known with the hard work of the Macedonian emigrants; also, the education of their children, as well as the holly celebrations in the church, such as the baptizing, the weddings, but even the funerals either, as unavoidable part of human living.
On Australia's most controversial national holiday, the lives of three Australians from diverse cultural backgrounds will collide, illuminating contemporary issues of racial tension and national identity that simmer beneath the surface of modern Australia.
The film is about an old fashioned Italian with moral values of the 1930/40's ,who has to find a wife in the modern, woman's liberated society of Australia of the 1960/70's.
Widower Edouard Pierson (Jeremy Irons) fought for Australia in World War Two, but he was born (and married) in Belgium. For the past twelve years, he has been living in Australia with his daughter. His occupation as a wool merchant is in keeping with his family's tradition. He is determined to remain in Australia, and is equally determined to keep his daughter (Danielle Lyttleton) from learning much about her mother, whom she never knew. Nonetheless, when his brother (Tcheky Karyo) calls urgently from Belgium, requesting his help in saving the family's business there, he returns to his hometown of Verviers. In addition to saving the family business, he comes to have second thoughts about returning to Australia after he has a brief affair with a Belgian woman (Fanny Ardant). Meanwhile, his daughter has made contact with her grandmother (Helene Surgere), and is beginning to learn about her mother.
Friday, 11 p.m. Carla, a woman in her forties, is alone in her office. She gets a call. It's Raúl, a young guy who sells cocaine. Tonight will be the last night that Raúl works as a dealer. He wants to change his life.
Follow Mary-Kate and Ashely halfway around the world in this Aussie adventure jam packed with non-stop action, laughs, super spies and surfer guys. The extraordinary escapade begins when the girls eyewitness a crime and are forced to go undercover in the FBI Witness Protection Program.
First ever Kiss show in Downunder during their Unmasked tour. Recorded live at Showgrounds, Sydney, Australia, November 22, 1980
City of Lodz in Poland, after the Second World War. Two brothers, Tadek and Andrzej, grow up without a father, and their mother, so busy at work, does not notice when the boys join a rowdy and anti-Semitic organization.Only when during a fight one of the boys gets hurt, she realizes what is going on. Then she decides to leave Poland together with her family and go to... Australia. At the end of the trip it comes out that the goal was not to reach Australia but Israel. Boys become aware of their and their family roots.
One for All Tour is a concert video from The Bee Gees recorded live at the National Tennis Centre in Melbourne, Australia in November 1989. Melbourne was the final stop on their 1989 One For All World Tour, which included the United States, the first time The Bee Gees played live there since their 1979 Spirits Having Flown Tour. Originally, this video was released in two volumes on VHS, each 50 minutes apiece. Volume One incorrectly listed the song "My World" from 1972 instead of the song "World" from 1967. In the DVD era, the cover was slightly changed and was released under the title, The Very Best Of The Bee Gees Live! in 1997.
A story about a housekeeper who dreams of getting married for a man in Australia whom she haven't met yet.
Mickey is running a banana plantation. Pluto is frightened by Mickey's boomerang and gets tangled up with it. Meanwhile, Mickey has found an ostrich egg whose owner isn't at all happy that Mickey wants to take it.
Bella enjoys her life in Berlin after separating from her husband Martin. She buys her daughter Lena a dress for their Abifeier and proposes a joint trip around the world. However, Lena has her own plans. Why else would she drop a meeting at the mall with the handsome cop Sebastian Berg, who still raves about bubbly Bella? But Bella's mind is not on men - she has Lena, that's enough for her.
From beautiful but dangerous waterfalls to canyons and underground rivers carved into stone millions of years ago, Wild Australia is a stunning look at our fragile world and how it relates to Earth of ninety million years ago
G'Day is basically a tourist film that seems made to cash in on the 'Crocadile Dundee craze. The movie is bookend-ed with short commentary by Linda Kozlowski and then the rest is narrated by an Australian 'mate. In all, the movie is viewed for its background and scenery of Australia. If you don't care much about that country, you probably won't like the movie. Otherwise, it is decent and if it was not a tad dated it would/should get a higher rating.
From ancient, misty forests to canyons that conceal secrets from the age of dinosaurs; from pristine lakes to majestic peaks; and from sophisticated cities to some of the world's greatest wilderness areas, experience all of Australia's dramatic contrasts, dazzling wildlife and glorious landscapes. Highlights include the Great Barrier Reef, Lord Howe's Island, King's Canyon and Lake Eyre ... to name just a few.
Capturing the essence of the Australian wilderness and its unique array of fascinating wildlife, Greg Grainger's documentary explores such diverse habitats as eucalpt forests, deserts, rainforests and coral reefs. Featuring action sequences of much loved Aussie icons the Kangaroo, Dingo, Platypus, Koala and Wombat, you'll also thrill to Coral spawning on the Great Barrier Reef, nest building Bower birds, mimicking Lyre birds, spiky Echidnas, snarling Tasmainian Devils and more. Natural Australia in a nutshell.
On Australia Day 1988, over 20 film crews across the country filmed from midnight to midnight, searching behind the curtain of the official celebrations to reveal the thoughts and attitudes of ordinary Australians.Australia Daze is an authentic, kaleidoscopic, entertaining and critical portrait of a nation. Often humorous but sometimes disturbing, the film examines the way Australians see themselves, each other and the future.
Sabrina and her friend Gwen, while on vacation at Australia's Great Barrier Reef, try to save a secret mermaid colony who's habitat is threatened by ocean pollution.
Australian Survivor sees 24 tough and tenacious people marooned on a tropical island with little more than the clothes on their backs and the drive to be the sole survivor. Contestants are deprived of basic comforts and must build their own shelter, light their own fires, gather their own food and fend for themselves.