The Year My Voice Broke (1987)

JOHN DUIGAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  Australia, 1987.  Kennedy Miller Productions.  Screenplay by John Duigan.  Cinematography by Geoff Burton.  Produced by Terry Hayes, George Miller, Doug Mitchell.  Music by Christine Woodruff.  Production Design by Roger Ford.  Costume Design by Lyn Askew, Roger Ford, Fiona Nicolls.  Film Editing by Neil Thumpston.   This is the first of two films about the coming of age…

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Boys

BBB (out of 5) One of Winona Ryder‘s very best performances is in this creepy modern spin on Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. She plays a mysterious drifter who crash lands into the life of a prep schooler (an excellent Lukas Haas) and proceeds to fascinate both him and his friends while staying in…

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High Tide (1987)

GILLIAN ARMSTRONG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Australia, 1987.  FGH, Hemdale, SJL.  Screenplay by Laura Jones.  Cinematography by Russell Boyd.  Produced by Sandra Levy.  Music by Peter Best.  Production Design by Sally Campbell.  Costume Design by Terry Ryan.  Film Editing by Nicholas Beauman.   A standout performance by Judy Davis makes this a must-see for all fans of family drama, Australian films and Davis herself. She…

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