Jack Thompson

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Devil's Playground: Miniseries

Australian miniseries set in 1988, taking place...
Australian miniseries set in 1988, taking place 35 years after the events of Fred Schepisi’s classic film, The Devil’s Playground.
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Yolngu Boy

88 mins79%
After committing a crime for which he...
After committing a crime for which he is likely to be jailed, a Yolngu teenager convinces two of his childhood friends to join him on a long journey to seek help from a tribal leader in this Australian film.
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High Ground

R16104 mins|90%76%
A bounty hunter (Simon Baker) and an...
A bounty hunter (Simon Baker) and an indigenous Australian (Jacob Junior Nayinggul) hunt down the leader of an Aboriginal mob terrorising Northern Territory in this Australian Outback-set period thriller.
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Never Too Late (2020)

M98 mins|46%58%
Four war buddies hatch a plan to...
Four war buddies hatch a plan to escape from their retirement home in this Australian comedy starring Oscar nominee James Cromwell (The Green Mile), Dennis Waterman (The Sweeney), two-time Oscar nominee Jacki Weaver (Silver Linings Playbook) and Jack Thompson (Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones).
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The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith

113 mins|100%73%
The first Australian film to play in...
The first Australian film to play in competition at Cannes, this true story drama follows a part aboriginal man who finds the pressure of adapting to white culture intolerable and as a result snaps in a violent and horrific manner.
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Swinging Safari

Guy Pearce and Kylie Minogue lead this...
Guy Pearce and Kylie Minogue lead this comedy from the writer-director of The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.
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Don't Tell

M110 mins|80%100%
Australian drama based on the true story...
Australian drama based on the true story of 11-year-old sexual abuse survivor Lyndal, whose court case precipitated changes to Australian law.
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Ruben Guthrie

R1693 mins|60%43%
Australian writer-actor Brendan Cowell turns his lauded...
Australian writer-actor Brendan Cowell turns his lauded play into a feature-length film, a fictional biopic of a creative ad man and party boy who attempts to give up booze after a drunken incident that snaps his relationship in half...
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Around the Block

M104 mins|67%38%
Christina Ricci stars as an American teacher...
Christina Ricci stars as an American teacher who takes a troubled inner-city Sydney youth (Hunter Page-Lochard) – the son of a criminal boss – under her wing in this debut from Australian director Sarah Spillane.
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Original Sin (2001)

R118 mins|12%61%
A young man is plunged into a...
A young man is plunged into a life of subterfuge, deceit and mistaken identity in pursuit of a femme fatale whose heart is never quite within his grasp.
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Mystery Road

M116 mins|92%64%
Slow-burning, modern-day western, centring on a police...
Slow-burning, modern-day western, centring on a police detective who returns to his hometown to undertake an investigation into the brutal murder of a teenage Aboriginal girl. The crime and the detective's presence bring the town's long-simmering racial tensions to the surface. Stars Aaron Pedersen, Jack Thompson and Hugo Weaving.
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Blinder

M118 mins38%
Sports drama centring on the fallout from...
Sports drama centring on the fallout from a scandal that hits the tight-knit Aussie Rules club, the Torquay Tigers. After ten years away, one-time Torquay legend Tom (Oliver Ackland) returns to face his demons and pull the club back together. Also stars Josh Helman (Animal Kingdom), Rose McIver (The Lovely Bones) and Anna Hutchinson (Cabin in the Woods).
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The Man from Snowy River

PG102 mins|85%89%
Adventure film based on Australian writer Banjo...
Adventure film based on Australian writer Banjo Paterson's peom from 1890. Jim Craig (Tom Burlinson) has lived his first 18 years in the mountains of his father's farm...
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Don't Be Afraid of the Dark

Demon-creatures fantasy thriller starring Katie Holmes and...
Demon-creatures fantasy thriller starring Katie Holmes and Guy Pearce, written by Guillermo Del Toro (Pan's Labyrinth) and Matthew Robbins (Mimic).
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Mao's Last Dancer

PG117 mins|56%76%
The true, rags-to-riches story of Chinese ballet...
The true, rags-to-riches story of Chinese ballet dancer Li Cunxin - from rural China to ballet stardom as one of the world's greatest dancers.
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Australia

M165 mins|54%65%
Moulin Rouge director Baz Luhrman's romantic, period...
Moulin Rouge director Baz Luhrman's romantic, period epic, starring fellow natives Hugh Jackman and Nicole Kidman.
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Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence

R124 mins|86%79%
During World War II, British Major Celliers...
During World War II, British Major Celliers (David Bowie, The Hunger) and Japanese prison camp commander Captain Yonoi (Ryuichi Sakamoto, CODA) enter into a tragic battle of wills.
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Breaker Morant

PG107 mins|100%91%
Nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay at the...
Nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay at the Academy Awards, this Australian war film follows three lieutenants who execute prisoners as a means of deflecting attentions from war crimes committed by their superiors.
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Sunday Too Far Away

M93 mins79%
Classic Australian drama, a defining piece of...
Classic Australian drama, a defining piece of work in the 1970/80s Australian new wave. Set on an outback station in 1956, where hard-living shearers battle the clock, the sheep and each other for the position of 'gun shearer’...
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Broken Arrow

R108 mins|54%44%
When rogue stealth-fighter pilot Vic Deakins deliberately...
When rogue stealth-fighter pilot Vic Deakins deliberately drops off the radar while on maneuvers, the Air Force ends up with two stolen nuclear warheads -- and Deakins's co-pilot, Riley Hale, is the military's only hope for getting them back. Traversing the deserted canyons of Utah, Hale teams with park ranger Terry Carmichael to put Deakins back in his box.
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Flesh + Blood

R16126 mins|86%63%
A band of medieval mercenaries take revenge...
A band of medieval mercenaries take revenge on a noble lord who decides not to pay them by kidnapping the betrothed of the noble's son. As the plague and warfare cut a swathe of destruction throughout the land, the mercenaries hole up in a castle and await their fate.
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