Films By Rachel Perkins

Sometimes the price of revolution is higher than any one woman can pay. ... In 1972 Aboriginal activists founded Australia's first and only Black Panther chapter in Brisbane. One of its members was a woman named Marlene Cummins, an idealistic teen attracted both to the group's revolutionary politics and to its founder, the charismatic, callous Dennis Walker. After ending her relationship with Denn... Read more
An energetic, star-studded musical road trip about finding where you belong. ... Filmed in the desert-scapes of Western Australia's Broome, this exuberant musical road movie - studded with stars of stage and screen including Jessica Mauboy, Ernie Dingo, with Missy Higgins and Geoffrey Rush - began life as a stage musical in the early 90s. ... Bran Nue Dae's unique mix of comedy, dance, music and j... Read more
In 1932 a child went missing in outback NSW. Entranced by a beaming full moon, the little girl left her bed and wandered into the night, vanishing mysteriously. This musical drama features sublime music and performances by Paul Kelly and Kaarm Fairfax together with an extraordinary supporting cast including Kelton Pell (last seen in AFI Best Short award-winner Confessions Of A Headhunter). veteran... Read more
Radiance tells the story of three young women who reunite, after many years apart, for their mother's funeral, | grieve, reconcile and celebrate. Over the course of 24 hours the skeletons in the family closet emerge, rattling violently. ... Cressy, the eldest, is a diva—an opera singer who is reluctant to revisit the past and certainly doesn't want to share it with her sisters However, Mae, the mi... Read more
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