Films By Nadia Tass

With Amy, Nadia Tass demonstrates the breadth of her talent as both director and producer. The quirky comic elements of her previous successes, including Malcolm and The Big Steal, are retained in Amy, but there is much more in store. Amy was struck deaf-mute after witnessing the death, on stage, of her muso father, Will (Oz rocker Nick Barker). Her only form of communication is through song. In t... Read more
Sometimes it takes a trauma to change things for the better. ... An inner-urban Melbourne family is turned upside down when their young son Jack is diagnosed with leukemia, and his father's years of infidelity come to light. As the illness takes hold, a desperate mother searches for possible siblings from her husband's affairs - children who may hold the key to curing her son. ... From filmmakers ... Read more
You've read the book, now see the film. Pooling the talents of actor/writer Ben Elton (Young Ones, Blackadder) and director Nadia Tass (Malcolm, The Big Steal), this gloriously over-the-top production will have its world premiere and sole cinema screening at the MFF — within days of its completion. An international release as a T.V. mini-series is scheduled for later in the year. ... Based on his ... Read more
WHAT BETTER WAY to close the festival than with a sneak preview of a new Melbourne-produced comedy? Nadia Tass and David Parker follow Malcolm and Rikhj and Pete with The Big Steal, a wickedly funny joy-ride through Melbourne suburbia which puts the Australian teen movie on the map, and then some. ... Eighteen year old Danny Clark (Ben Mendelsohn) is very interested in Joanna Johnson (Claudia Carv... Read more
Following her smash-hit directorial debut Malcolm, Nadia Tass’ next big achievement was this early Ben Mendelsohn vehicle, an award-winning, iconically Melbourne teen caper also starring Claudia Karvan and Steve Bisley. ... Danny is rapt that he’s lined up a date with Joanna, but there’s one big problem: he promised he’d be rolling up to her door in a Jaguar, a car he absolutely doesn’t have. Taki... Read more
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