Bruce Beresford

Born:  August 16, 1940, Sydney, Australia

 

1972:  The Adventures of Barry McKenzie

1974:  Barry McKenzie Holds His Own

1975:  Side By Side

1976:  Don’s Party

1977:  The Getting of Wisdom

1978:  Money Movers, Blue Fin

1980:  Breaker Morant

1981:  Puberty Blues

1983:  Tender Mercies

1985:  King David

1986:  The Fringe Dwellers, Crimes of the Heart

1987:  Aria

1989:  Her Alibi, Driving Miss Daisy

1990:  Mister Johnson

1991:  Black Robe

1992:  Rich In Love

1994:  A Good Man In Africa, Silent Fall

1996:  Last Dance

1997:  Paradise Road

1999:  Sydney: A Story of a City, Double Jeopardy

2001:  Bride of the Wind

2002:  Evelyn

2006:  The Contract

2009:  Mao’s Last Dancer

2011:  Peace Love & Misunderstanding

2016:  Mr. Church

2018:  Ladies In Black

 

Academy Award Nominations:  Best Screenplay, Breaker Morant (1980); Best Director, Tender Mercies (1983)

Berlin Film Festival Nominations:  In Competition, Don’s Party (1976); Driving Miss Daisy (1989); Mister Johnson (1990); Silent Fall (1994)

Cannes Film Festival Nominations:  In Competition, Breaker Morant (1980); Tender Mercies (1983); The Fringe Dwellers (1986); Aria (1987)

Golden Globe Award Nomination:  Best Director, Tender Mercies (1983)

 

Photo by Griffith University