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Thank God He Met Lizzie has a universal theme, yet is unlike any other Australian film. Guy is in his early thirties and looking for that elusive beast - the perfect life partner. The trouble is that he's trying too hard; popularity at parties doesn't translate into fun. So are Guy's match­making friends, by lining him up with a string of disastrous dates. ... The more Guy seeks, the less he finds... Read more
Becoming a star is hard. Capitalising upon your identical twin sister's fame – that's awkward, but easier than you might think. ... Made in Melbourne but reaching for Hollywood, That's Not Me answers an important question: if your twin achieved your wildest dreams, what would you do? When her sister nabs a lead role on HBO and starts romancing Jared Leto, Polly has two choices. She can put up with... Read more
A woman bakes a cake with a gun inside, and then searches frantically for some place to take it. Two teenagers roam across a barren moonscape, which turns out to be a suburban highway in the making. Surreal home movies are early pointers to director Anna Kannava's feel­ings of alienation within a family which had torn itself away from Cyprus to start a new life in Aus­tralia, having already been t... Read more
One of Australia's most innovative filmmakers captures two legends – free jazz pioneer Cecil Taylor and modern dance artist Min Tanaka – in an intimate performance piece like no other. ... Considered one of the architects of 20th-century free jazz alongside the likes of John Coltrane and Ornette Coleman, Cecil Taylor is a radical improviser who, at 88, continues to experiment with musical form. Di... Read more
Join us for a very special screening of the much-anticipated new instalment of Jane Campion’s award-winning series, starring Elisabeth Moss, Game of Thrones’ Gwendoline Christie and Nicole Kidman. ... Presented by BBC First and Foxtel. ... See-Saw Film's Top of the Lake: China Girl, written by Jane Campion and Gerard Lee, is a crime mystery story that finds Detective Robin Griffin recently returne... Read more
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