The Last Days Of Chez Nous (1992)

GILLIAN ARMSTRONG Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  Australia, 1992.  Jan Chapman Productions, The Australian Film Commission, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Australian Film Finance Corporation.  Screenplay by Helen Garner.   Cinematography by Geoffrey Simpson.  Produced by Jan Chapman.  Music by Paul Grabowsky.   Production Design by Janet Patterson.  Costume Design by Janet Patterson.   Film Editing by Nicholas Beauman….

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Map Of The Human Heart (1992)

VINCENT WARD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Australia/United Kingdom/Canada/France, 1992.  Australian Film Finance Corporation, Les Films Ariane, Map Films, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, Sunrise Pictures Company, Vincent Ward Films, Working Title Films.  Story by Vincent Ward, Screenplay by Louis Nowra.  Cinematography by Eduardo Serra.  Produced by Tim Bevan, Vincent Ward.  Music by Gabriel Yared.  Production Design by John Beard.  Costume Design by Renee April, Penny Rose.  Film…

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Beware Of Greeks Bearing Guns (2000)

JOHN TATOULIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  Original title:  Fovou Tous Ellines Australia/Greece, 2000.  Australian Film Finance Corporation, Film Victoria, Greek Film Center, Media World Features, Mega Channel, Mythos Ltd..  Screenplay by Tom Galbraith, Lakis Lazopoulos.  Cinematography by Peter Zakharov.  Produced by Lakis Lazopoulos, Dionyssis Samiotis, John Tatoulis, Anastasios Vasiliou.  Music by Henning Schmiedt, Mikis Theodorakis.  Production Design by Spiros Antoniadis.  Costume Design by Lilly…

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9.99 (2008)

TATIA ROSENTHAL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  Israel/Australia, 2008.  Lama Films, Australian Film Finance Corporation.  Screenplay by Etgar Keret, Tatia Rosenthal, based on the short stories of Etgar Keret.  Cinematography by Richard Bradshaw, James Lewis, Susan Stitt.  Produced by Amir Harel, Emile Sherman.  Music by Christopher Bowen.  Production Design by Melinda Doring.  Costume Design by Caroline Sherman.  Toronto International Film Festival 2008.   Claymation…

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Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)

PHILLIP NOYCE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Australia, 2002.  Rumbalara Films, The Australian Film Commission, Australian Film Finance Corporation, Lotteries Commission of Western Australia, Olsen Levy, Showtime Australia.  Screenplay by Christine Olsen, based on the book Follow The Rabbit-Proof Fence by Doris Pilkington.  Cinematography by Christopher Doyle.  Produced by Phillip Noyce, Christine Olsen, John Winter.  Music by Peter Gabriel.  Production Design by…

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Strictly Ballroom (1992)

BAZ LUHRMANN Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  Australia, 1992.  M & A, Australian Film Finance Corporation, Beyond Films.  Screenplay by Baz Luhrmann, Craig Pearce, based on an earlier story by Baz Luhrmann and screenplay by Baz Luhrmann, Andrew Bovell.  Cinematography by Steve Mason.  Produced by Tristram Miall.  Music by David Hirschfelder.  Production Design by Catherine Martin.  Costume Design by Angus Strathie.  Film Editing by…

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Head On (1998)

ANA KOKKINOS Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.  Australia, 1998.  Australian Film Finance Corporation, Great Scott Productions Pty. Ltd., Film Victoria, Head On Productions.  Screenplay by Andrew Bovell, Ana Kokkinos, Mira Robertson, based on the novel Loaded by Christos Tsiolkas.  Cinematography by Jaems Grant.  Produced by Jane Scott.  Music by Ollie Olsen.  Production Design by Nikki DiFalco.  Costume Design by Anna Borghesi.  Film Editing by…

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Cosi (1996)

MARK JOFFE Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.  Australia, 1996.  Australian Film Finance Corporation, Meridian Films, Miramax, Smiley Productions.  Screenplay by Louis Nowra, based on his play.  Cinematography by Ellery Ryan.  Produced by Richard Brennan, Timothy White.  Music by Stephen Endelman.  Production Design by Chris Kennedy.  Costume Design by Tess Schofield.  Film Editing by Nicholas Beauman.   Shy, sweet Australian comedy about a group…

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Shine (1996)

SCOTT HICKS Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  Australia, 1996.  Australian Film Finance Corporation, Film Victoria, The South Australian Film Corporation.  Story by Scott Hicks, Screenplay by Jan Sardi.  Cinematography by Geoffrey Simpson.  Produced by Jane Scott.  Music by David Hirschfelder.  Production Design by Vicki Niehus.  Costume Design by Louise Wakefield.  Film Editing by Pip Karmel.  Academy Awards 1996.  Golden Globe Awards 1996.  Toronto International…

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Green Card (1990)

PETER WEIR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   Australia/France/USA, 1990.  Touchstone Pictures, Australian Film Finance Corporation.  Screenplay by Peter Weir.  Cinematography by Geoffrey Simpson.  Produced by Peter Weir.  Music by Hans Zimmer.  Production Design by Wendy Stites.  Costume Design by Jennifer Ingram, Roseann Milano, Ingrid Price.  Film Editing by William M. Anderson.   This heartfelt romance comes across in so simple a way that it…

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The Adventures Of Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert (1994)

STEPHAN ELLIOTT Bil’s rating (out of 5):    BBBB.  Australia, 1994.  Polygram Filmed Entertainment, Australian Film Finance Corporation, Latent Image Productions Pty. Ltd., Specific Films, New South Wales Film & Television Office.  Screenplay by Stephan Elliott.  Cinematography by Brian J. Breheny.  Produced by Al Clark, Michael Hamlyn.  Music by Guy Gross.  Production Design by Owen Paterson.  Costume Design by Tim Chappel, Lizzy Gardiner.  Film Editing…

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Children Of The Revolution

BB.5 (out of 5) Judy Davis‘s surefire performance will reel in the viewers, but don’t expect to be overly pleased. Despite boasting a great cast of Australia’s finest talents (Davis, Geoffrey Rush, Richard Roxburgh, Rachel Griffiths), this story of Communism gone awry in the land Down Under is a big disappointment. It starts off strong…

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