Sirens (1993)

JOHN DUIGAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Australia/United Kingdom, 1993.  British Screen Finance Ltd., Samson Productions Pty. Ltd., Sarah Radclyffe Productions – Sirens Limited, WMG Film.  Screenplay by John Duigan.  Cinematography by Geoff Burton.  Produced by Sue Milliken.  Music by Rachel Portman.  Production Design by Roger Ford.  Costume Design by Tony Phillips, Terry Ryan.  Film Editing by Humphrey Dixon.   Based on a true…

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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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Muriel’s Wedding (1994)

P.J. HOGAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBBB.  Australia/France, 1994.  CiBy 2000, Film Victoria, House & Moorhouse Films.  Screenplay by P.J. Hogan.  Cinematography by Martin McGrath.  Produced by Lynda House, Jocelyn Moorhouse.  Music by Peter Best.  Production Design by Paddy Reardon.  Costume Design by Terry Ryan.  Film Editing by Jill Bilcock.  Golden Globe Awards 1995.   Movies about the journey towards self-discovery are never old hat…

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Paradise Road (1997)

BRUCE BERESFORD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Australia/USA, 1997.  Samson Productions Pty. Ltd., Planet Pictures, YTC Motion Picture Investments, Village Roadshow Pictures.  Story by David Giles, Martin Meader, Screenplay by Bruce Beresford, based on the diaries of Betty Jeffrey.  Cinematography by Peter James.  Produced by Greg Coote, Sue Milliken.  Music by Ross Edwards.  Production Design by Herbert Pinter.  Costume Design by Terry Ryan.  Film…

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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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Oh! What A Lovely War (1969)

RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  United Kingdom, 1969.  Accord Productions.Screenplay by Len Deighton, based on the musical play by Joan Littlewood, from the play by Charles Chilton.  Cinematography by Gerry Turpin.  Produced by Richard Attenborough, Brian Duffy.  Production Design by Donald M. Ashton.  Costume Design by Anthony Mendleson.  Film Editing by Kevin Connor.  Golden Globe Awards 1969.  New York Film Critics Awards…

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