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Issue Details: First known date: 1991... 1991 UQP Screenplays
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This series format includes a preface by the scriptwriter and an introduction by an academic commentator.


form y separately published work icon Sweetie Gerard Lee , Jane Campion , Australia : Arena Films , 1989 Z180189 1989 single work film/TV (taught in 1 units)

At the centre of this story of family life is the contrast between the deadpan, phobic Kay and the manic, excessive Dawn (Sweetie). The film explores aspects of Australian life and the Australian psyche, and probes into the viewer's consciousness by showing the narrow boundary between eccentricity, madness, and normality.

Sweetie: The Screenplay
St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1991
form y separately published work icon The Big Steal David Parker , Melbourne : Cascade Films , 1990 Z333197 1990 single work film/TV humour

'When 18-year-old Danny Clark asks the beautiful Joanna Johnson out on a date, he tells her he owns a Jaguar car, a car he certainly doesn't have, and a car he feels he now must buy to 'prove he isn't lying'. But Danny is ripped-off by an unscrupulous used-car salesman, and when normal avenues of recourse fail, Danny and his mates take revenge on the car yard.'

Source: Screen Australia. (Sighted: 18/3/2014)

St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1991
form y separately published work icon Proof Jocelyn Moorhouse , Melbourne : House and Moorhouse Films , 1991 Z183986 1991 single work film/TV

Blind since birth, Martin has never trusted anyone. He takes photographs as proof that the world he imagines is the same as that seen by sighted people. He relies on his young housekeeper, who is in love with him. But when he makes a new friend, the housekeeper's jealousy turns to vindictive rage.

St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1992
form y separately published work icon My Brilliant Career Eleanor Witcombe , Adelaide : Margaret Fink Productions , 1979 Z817179 1979 single work film/TV (taught in 7 units)

Based on the book by Miles Franklin, this feature film tells the story of an Australian country girl who, at the end of the nineteenth century, wants to make her own way in the outside world.

Rejecting an offer of marriage from a wealthy suitor (who is also her childhood friend), she instead finds herself obligated to work off her father's debt to a neighbouring family, for whom she works as governess and housekeeper. Returning home, she again rejects her suitor's proposal, this time in favour of writing a novel based on her experiences.

St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1992
form y separately published work icon Waiting Jackie McKimmie , Sydney : Filmside Productions Australian Broadcasting Corporation , 1991 Z1276895 1991 single work film/TV humour

Waiting is an irreverent comedy of errors and expectations in which Claire, artist and mother-to-be, becomes the subject of a grand plan. In her isolated farmhouse in an idyllic bush setting, she awaits what she hopes will be the perfect home birth, while her three girlfriends (with their various men, children, and animals) converge from various directions to assist. The chaos that results is a far cry from the girls' reunion Claire had hoped for. In fact, nothing goes according to plan.

St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1993
form y separately published work icon Dad and Dave : On Our Selection On Our Selection George Whaley , Sydney : Anthony Buckley Productions , 1995 Z331160 1995 single work film/TV humour Adapted by George Whaley from stories written by Steele Rudd in the late 1890s and early 1900s, Dad and Dave: On Our Selection concerns the trials and tribulations of rural life, in particular, those of the Rudd family. Dad Rudd moves his family out into the scrub to 'select' 150 acres of fly-blown land that would hardly grow a cabbage. Riley, his squatter neighbour and local MP, hates selectors and wants the Rudds' land. The family makes a go of it, however, and Dad decides to contest the local parliamentary seat, going up against his neighbour. St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1995
form y separately published work icon Ambrose Sue Smith , John Alsop , Australia : ABC Television , 1991 11652805 1991 single work film/TV St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1995

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