Puberty Blues (1981)

BRUCE BERESFORD Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB Australia, 1981. Limelight Productions. Screenplay by Margaret Kelly, based on the novel by Kathy Lette, Gabrielle Carey. Cinematography by Donald McAlpine. Produced by Margaret Kelly, Joan Long. Music by Tim Finn, Les Gock. Production Design by David Copping. Costume Design by Sue Armstrong. Film Editing by William…

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Windrider (1986)

VINCENT MONTON Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.   Australia, 1986.  Barron Entertainment, Bush Christmas Productions Pty. Ltd..  Screenplay by Everett De Roche, Bonnie Harris.  Cinematography by Joseph Pickering.  Produced by Paul D. Barron.  Music by Kevin Peek.  Production Design by Phil Peters.  Costume Design by Noel Howell.  Film Editing by John Scott. Nicole Kidman has her first adult role in this…

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The Dish (2000)

ROB SITCH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Australia, 2000.  Working Dog, Distant Horizon, Dish Film Ltd., The Dish Film Productions.  Screenplay by Santo Cilauro, Tom Gleisner, Jane Kennedy, Rob Sitch.  Cinematography by Graeme Wood.  Produced by Santo Cilauro, Tom Gleisner, Michael Hirsh, Jane Kennedy, Rob Sitch.  Music by Edmund Choi.  Production Design by Carrie Kennedy.  Costume Design by Kitty Stuckey.  Film Editing by Jill…

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A Cry In The Dark (1988)

FRED SCHEPISI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  Alternate title:  Evil Angels Australia/USA, 1988.  Cannon Entertainment, Golan-Globus Productions, Cinema Verity, Evil Angels Films, Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Robert Caswell, Fred Schepisi, based on the novel Evil Angels by John Bryson.  Cinematography by Ian Baker.  Produced by Verity Lambert.  Music by Bruce Smeaton.  Production Design by Wendy Dickson, George Liddle.  Costume Design by Bruce Finlayson.  Film Editing by…

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Murder, She Said (1961)

GEORGE POLLOCK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom, 1961.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, George H. Brown Productions.  Screenplay by David Pursall, Jack Seddon, adaptation by David D. Osborn, based on the novel 4.50 From Paddington by Agatha Christie.  Cinematography by Geoffrey Faithfull.  Produced by George H. Brown.  Music by Ron Goodwin.  Production Design by Harry White.  Costume Design by Felix Evans.  Film Editing by Ernest Walter.   The world’s…

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Innocence

PAUL COX Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.5.   A letter arrives to an aging, married woman and turns out to be from a man with whom she was in love as a young woman. He is now widowed and anxious to reconnect with her after nearly fifty years, which she agrees to and, when they…

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Breaker Morant (1980)

BRUCE BERESFORD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  Australia, 1980.  The South Australian Film Corporation, The Australian Film Commission, 7 Network, Pact Productions.  Screenplay by Jonathan Hardy, David Stevens, Bruce Beresford, based on the play by Kenneth G. Moss, additional material from The Breaker by Kit Denton.  Cinematography by Donald McAlpine.  Produced by Matt Carroll.  Production Design by David Copping.  Costume…

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