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Cast (feature film)

Home by Christmas (2010)
Gaylene Preston was always keen to ask her father Ed about his experiences in WW2, when he was part of ANZAC campaigns in North Africa and Italy. Though he proved reluctant to talk about that time, she finally managed to tape rather extensive interviews with him in 1990, shortly before his death. Th
Solo (2009)
An enforcer strives to get out of working for The Gentlemen, a group of Sydney underworld businessmen.
Australia (2008)
In Australia, on the brink of World War II, an English aristocrat travels to the faraway continent, where she meets a rough-hewn local and reluctantly agrees to join forces with him to save the land she inherited. Together, they embark upon a transforming journey across hundreds of miles of the world''s most beautiful yet unforgiving terrain, only to still face the bombing of the city of Darwin by the Japanese forces that attacked Pearl Harbor.
Widower, The (2004)
A tale of familial grief, structured around a collection of Les Murray poems, that focuses on the story of two Australian men--a father and a son--who have lost the most treasured woman in their lives. Following the death of his beloved wife, emotionally isolated woodcutter Neville is paralyzed by t
Mullet (2001) as Col Maloney
Returning to his small hometown after a sudden 3 year absence, Eddie Maloney isn't welcomed back with open arms. His parents and sister have mixed feelings about his return, and his ex-girlfriend Tully has since moved on to marry his brother Pete. Though he wants to pick up his life where he left of
La Spagnola (2001) as Dr Knuckey
In a dusty backwater of Australia in the 1960s, Lola, a Spanish woman, stands out as exotic and foreign. But her husband, Ricardo, has had enough of her tempestuous ways. He heads for calmer waters with his all-Australian mistress, Wendy, and the family savings. Lola and her adolescent daughter, Luc
Paperback Hero (2000) as Mack
In a remote outback community, tomboyish Ruby Vale runs the town's only eatery, the Boomerang Cafe. She is engaged to marry a stuffy man named Hamish, but prefers to spend much of her time with her best friend, Jack, a macho train conductor who is writing a romance novel on the sly. However it is no
Fresh Air (1998)
The story of three twentysomething friends--Jack, an aspiring filmmaker; Kit, an accordian-playing environmentalist; and E.E., a college student who publishes a magazine about herself--and their attempts to find value in their lives.
Doing Time for Patsy Cline (1997)
A 17-year-old country-and-western singer leaves the outback of New South Wales to seek fame and fortune in Sydney. En route he encounters an unscrupulous pair and becomes entangled in a crime that alters his destiny.
Road to Nhill (1997) as Jim
In a small isolated Australian town, a car carrying four members ot the local bowling club runs off the road, trapping the women inside. Maurie, a local pig farmer, is first on the scene and alerts the Emergency Services. However, the ambulance heads off in the wrong direction because there is confu
Vacant Possession (1995)
The story of two families -- one black, one white -- both living in the shadow of the past.
Last Tattoo, The (1994) as Patrick Carroll
During World War II a New Zealand nurse and a US Marine pursue a mystery woman whose sergeant boyfriend has been murdered.
Country Life (1994) as Logger
Life on the Dickens' rambling outback sheep station is disrupted by the arrival of Alexander, the family hero on holiday from his supposedly successful social climbing in London with his gorgeous new wife Deborah. The cosmopolitan Deborah worries at first that life on the ranch will be a bore, but s
Absent Without Leave (1993) as Peter
Love story set during wartime in New Zealand, as two young people struggle with their commitment to each other.
Deadly (1993)
A city police detective takes on a case in the country when he looks into the murder of an aborigine.
Jack Be Nimble (1993) as Clarrie
Two siblings, a psychic girl and a violently repressed boy, are reunited after being separated years earlier following their mother's nervous breakdown. Together, they attempt to track down their long-lost parents.
Old Scores (1991) as Barry Brown
A former rugby star is forced to face up to his past and choose between the two women he loves.
Dead Easy (1989) as Ozzie
Never Say Die (1989) as Inspector Evans
An average couple in New Zeland find themselves fighting for their lives when they are accidentally involved in a international espionage plot.
Return To Snowy River (1988) as Jacko
Story of two lovers caught up in a violent feud between landowners.
Shame (1988) as Tim Curtis
Lawyer Asta Cadell is motorcycling through the Australian outback when her bike breaks down. In a small town, she finds Tim Curtis, a mechanic who can repair her bike. She falls for him and moves in with him. Tim's daughter Lizzie was recently raped by the son of a prominent and weathly citizen in t
Two Friends (1986) as Chairlie--Kelly'S Father
July 1985. 15-year-old Louise's divorced parents, Janet and Jim, are attending the wake of a teenage girl who has overdosed on drugs. Jim worries about their own daughter, but Janet reassures him that Louise is "all right." Jim asks if Louise's friend Kelly, "the sexy one," is also okay. Janet repli
I Own the Racecourse (1986) as Bert Hammond
Surfer, The (1986) as Calhoun
Quest, The (1986) as Gaza
Henry Thomas, Dennis Miller, Tony Barry, Rachel Friend, Chris Gregory, Tamsin West. Thomas, revisiting "E.T" territory, plays an recently orphaned American boy who moves to Australia to live with his new guardian (Barry). While roaming the bush, he hears tales of a monster hidden at an old aborigine burial ground, and decides to see for himself if the beast is fact or fiction.
Coca-Cola Kid, The (1985) as Bushman
Beyond Reasonable Doubt (1984) as Detective John Hughes
Based on the true story of the six year struggle to free a farmer jailed for a murder he did not commit.
Pallet on the Floor (1984) as Larkman
A small town is beset with blackmail, rape and murder when it most beautiful woman gets married.
Settlement, The (1983) as Crowe
We Of The Never Never (1983) as Maclennon
Angela Punch McGregor, Arthur Digham, Tony Barry, Tommy Lewis, Lewis Fitz-Gerald, Martin Vaughn. Based on the novel by Jane Taylor Gunn, this atmospheric memoir from down under stars Angela Punch McGregor as the first white woman to travel into the Australian wilderness known as the Never Never
Midnite Spares (1983) as Howard
With Prejudice (1983) as Adams
Sam (1980) as Barry
Goodbye Pork Pie (1980) as John
Two men embark on a thousand adventure in a stolen car.
Hard Knocks (1980) as Barry
Odd Angry Shot, The (1979) as Black Ronnie
Little Boy Lost (1978) as Jack O'Day
The True story of Stephen Walls, a young Australian farm boy, whose disappearance galvanized a continent into action. Taught to be wary of strangers, the boy cannot know that the boisterous hordes of volunteers are his saviors and not his enemies. After four tense days, hopes wanes. At last, a group of searchers spot the young Stephen, and its members are able to convice him that they want to help him reach home and family.
Irishman, The (1978) as Robert Dalgleish
Newsfront (1978) as Greasy
This film follows the exploits of movie newsreel reporters.
Picture Show Man, The (1976) as Policeman
At the beginnings of this centuary a man, his son and a piano player travel around Australia showing the first silent movies (naturally in black and white). But what they really want is stay at one place and open up a cinema.
Break of Day (1976) as Joe

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Jack Be Nimble (1993) as Assistant (2nd Unit)
Two siblings, a psychic girl and a violently repressed boy, are reunited after being separated years earlier following their mother's nervous breakdown. Together, they attempt to track down their long-lost parents.

Director (special)

Real Charlotte, The (1990) as Director
A three-part presentation of "Masterpiece Theatre." Charlotte Mullen, a socially ambitious woman turns her small Irish village upside down by attempting to marry off her beautiful and flirtatious cousin to the local squire's son.

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