Australiana MoviesThese are classic Australian movies set in rural Australia, or have a feel of days-gone-by. If there is something you think I should ad, send me an email and I'll see if I can track it down.
Smiley - DVD
Based on Moore Raymond's 1945 novel, Smiley tells the lively tale of an imaginative young boy who lives in the small outback town of Murrumbilla.
Blue Fin - DVD
Like Storm Boy, Blue Fin is based on a best-selling story by Colin Thiele and also stars a young Greg Rowe, who plays Snook, the young son of an overbearing tuna-fishing captain (Hardy Kruger - Barry Lyndon) on the South Australian coast.
Tim - Classic Australian Stories - DVD
Based on a novel by Colleen McCullough (The Thornbirds), Tim stars a 22-year-old Mel Gibson in his third screen role ever.
All the Rivers Run - DVD
English girl Philadelphia Gordon (Sigrid Thorton) life is turned upside down when she is shipwrecked and orphaned off the coast of Victoria in 1890.
Attack Force Z - DVD
Mel Gibson commands an elite military team dispatched during WWII to locate and rescue the survivors of a shot-down plane, stranded on a South Pacific Island occupied by the Japanese.
A Town Like Alice - DVD
Jean, a prisoner in a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp, meets a captive Australian, Joe, and the two form a mutually affectionate relationship.