Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property from a takeover plot. As the pair drive 2,000 head of cattle over unforgiving landscape, they experience the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by Japanese forces firsthand.
On Australia's most controversial national holiday, the lives of three Australians from diverse cultural backgrounds will collide, illuminating contemporary issues of racial tension and national identity that simmer beneath the surface of modern Australia.
Widower Edouard Pierson (Jeremy Irons) fought for Australia in World War Two, but he was born (and married) in Belgium. For the past twelve years, he has been living in Australia with his daughter. His occupation as a wool merchant is in keeping with his family's tradition. He is determined to remain in Australia, and is equally determined to keep his daughter (Danielle Lyttleton) from learning much about her mother, whom she never knew. Nonetheless, when his brother (Tcheky Karyo) calls urgently from Belgium, requesting his help in saving the family's business there, he returns to his hometown of Verviers. In addition to saving the family business, he comes to have second thoughts about returning to Australia after he has a brief affair with a Belgian woman (Fanny Ardant). Meanwhile, his daughter has made contact with her grandmother (Helene Surgere), and is beginning to learn about her mother.
Helena, a woman in her early 40's, is obsessed with getting pregnant. After failing her last try, her neighbors get back from the hospital with their new born baby. Helena breaks in to their house when they´re gone, steals the baby monitor and starts listening to what happens next door.
The film reflects the life of the Macedonian emigrants and migrant workers in Australia. With their going away in far away countries and living abroad, some of them have succeed in socializing, but there are still some of them who always remain with the dilemma of returning in their native country. Through their personal retellings and the metaphor description of their whole way of living in the new surroundings, expressed in a mosaical cinemathographic way, one could get known with the hard work of the Macedonian emigrants; also, the education of their children, as well as the holly celebrations in the church, such as the baptizing, the weddings, but even the funerals either, as unavoidable part of human living.
Friday, 11 p.m. Carla, a woman in her forties, is alone in her office. She gets a call. It's Raúl, a young guy who sells cocaine. Tonight will be the last night that Raúl works as a dealer. He wants to change his life.
Follow Mary-Kate and Ashely halfway around the world in this Aussie adventure jam packed with non-stop action, laughs, super spies and surfer guys. The extraordinary escapade begins when the girls eyewitness a crime and are forced to go undercover in the FBI Witness Protection Program.
First ever Kiss show in Downunder during their Unmasked tour. Recorded live at Showgrounds, Sydney, Australia, November 22, 1980
City of Lodz in Poland, after the Second World War. Two brothers, Tadek and Andrzej, grow up without a father, and their mother, so busy at work, does not notice when the boys join a rowdy and anti-Semitic organization.Only when during a fight one of the boys gets hurt, she realizes what is going on. Then she decides to leave Poland together with her family and go to... Australia. At the end of the trip it comes out that the goal was not to reach Australia but Israel. Boys become aware of their and their family roots.
For the very first time, Australia is welcoming a trial of the Jetski Freeride World Championship. Guided by the legendary Gil Beurnier, the best freestyle riders are competing facing the amazing level of the new Australian generation.
Opeth at Enmore Theatre, Sydney, Australia 1. The Devil's Orchard 2. I Feel the Dark 3. Face of Melinda 4. Porcelain Heart (with drum solo) 5. Nepenthe 6. (Acoustic banter) 7. The Throat of Winter (Acoustic) 8. Credence (Acoustic) 9. Closure 10. Slither 11. A Fair Judgement 12. Hex Omega 13. (banter - with guitar solo) 14. Folklore
Donavon Frankenreiter, Benji Weatherley and Pat O'Connell are joined by Shane Dorian, three time world champion Andy Irons and Australia's own Mark Occhilupo. Spend two crazy weeks driving, surfing and traveling thru some of Australia's most incredible coastlines. From kangaroos to sky diving, shark scares to golfing the Drive Thru Australia is packed with hilarious hijinks and incredible surfing.
The film is about an old fashioned Italian with moral values of the 1930/40's ,who has to find a wife in the modern, woman's liberated society of Australia of the 1960/70's.
A story about a housekeeper who dreams of getting married for a man in Australia whom she haven't met yet.
G'Day is basically a tourist film that seems made to cash in on the 'Crocadile Dundee craze. The movie is bookend-ed with short commentary by Linda Kozlowski and then the rest is narrated by an Australian 'mate. In all, the movie is viewed for its background and scenery of Australia. If you don't care much about that country, you probably won't like the movie. Otherwise, it is decent and if it was not a tad dated it would/should get a higher rating.
An exotic world of eroticism, witchcraft, masochism and strange secret places.
On Australia Day 1988, over 20 film crews across the country filmed from midnight to midnight, searching behind the curtain of the official celebrations to reveal the thoughts and attitudes of ordinary Australians.Australia Daze is an authentic, kaleidoscopic, entertaining and critical portrait of a nation. Often humorous but sometimes disturbing, the film examines the way Australians see themselves, each other and the future.
Funhouse Tour: Live in Australia is a live show by American pop singer P!NK. It was released on DVD, Blu-ray and also as a separate live album audio version. The album contains the July 17 and 18, 2009 shows from the Funhouse Tour, recorded at the Sydney Entertainment Centre in Sydney, Australia. It was released on October 14, 2009 by LaFace Records. In Australia, the release has been certified 32x Platinum.
Heavy metal legends Deep Purple take the stage in Australia and blaze through a smokin' set of their monster hits, including "Woman from Tokyo," "Highway Star," "Speed King" and "Smoke on the Water." They also crank up the volume on "Ted the Mechanic," "Fireball," "Sometimes I Feel Like Screaming," "Watching the Sky," "Bloodsucker," "Pictures of Home" and more. Among other highlights from the 1999 concert: an intense guitar solo from Steve Morse.
MasterChef Australia is a Logie Award-winning Australian competitive cooking game show based on the original British MasterChef. It is produced by Shine Australia and screens on Network Ten. Restaurateur and chef Gary Mehigan, chef George Calombaris and food critic Matt Preston serve as the show's main judges. Journalist Sarah Wilson hosted the first series, however her role was dropped at the end of the series.
Big Brother Australia is the Australian version of the international Big Brother reality television series. Big Brother Australia was produced from 2001 and ran for eight seasons. The show was cancelled in July 2008 after experiencing audience erosion and controversy. All eight seasons were produced by Endemol Southern Star and shown on Network Ten. The show returned 13 August 2012 with a ninth season on the Nine Network with repeats on GO!. From its first season until its seventh season in 2007 the show was hosted by Gretel Killeen. With a revamp of the series in 2008 she was replaced by radio duo Kyle Sandilands and Jackie O. The show returned in 2012 hosted by Sonia Kruger. Mike Goldman narrated all nine seasons of the series. Between 2001 and 2005 it was also shown in New Zealand on TV2 and Prime. The purpose built Big Brother house for the 2001 through to the 2012 seasons was in a compound at theme park Dreamworld, Queensland. Big Brother Australia was officially renewed for a tenth season on 24 November 2012.
Discover what it takes to transport ever-growing numbers of passengers and crucial resources across Australia. With unprecedented access we go behind the scenes to meet the train drivers, locomotive servicing crews and track maintenance teams on some of the toughest and most spectacular journeys.
The Australian version of the hit UK's reality show, Love Island. In Mallorca, Spain, 10 Aussie singles will play the ultimate game of love. After finding their match, they must stay together while surviving temptations as new singles enter the villa.
Gardening Australia provides practical, realistic and credible horticultural and gardening advice, inspiring and entertaining Australian gardeners around the nation.
Inside Australia is a weekly documentary series, produced and broadcast by the Special Broadcasting Service. It premiered at 7:00 pm on Sunday 12 October 2003.
Junior MasterChef Australia is an Australian competitive cooking game show. It is a spin-off of MasterChef Australia, itself an adaptation of the British show MasterChef, and features contestants aged 8 to 12. The first season of the show began production in July 2010 and included 50 contestants. Over 5,000 children from around the nation auditioned for the series. Gary Mehigan and George Calombaris returned alongside Anna Gare, while Matt Moran replaced Matt Preston as a judge. Callum Hann has also been involved in the series. In contrast to prior series, Junior MasterChef Australia is produced by Shine Australia. The promo was seen during the final episode of MasterChef Australia. The series premiered on Sunday, 12 September 2010.
Shark Tank is an Australian reality competition television series on Network Ten. Based on the international Dragons' Den and Shark Tank format, it has aspiring entrepreneur-contestants make business presentations to a panel of "shark" investors.
Follows intrepid individuals as they try to design and construct the home of their dreams.
The Australian version of British sitcom Are You Being Served? was produced by Network Ten in 1980. A total of 16 episodes were produced in two series, which aired in 1980 and 1981. The draw-card was the presence of actor John Inman reprising his role of Mr. Humphries from the original series. The other characters were all directly based on the regular characters in the show's original version, but were all given new names. In comparison to the original series, Inman described this version of the series as "tighter - there's less padding."
Coast Australia follows renowned Scottish archaeologist and historian Neil Oliver on his very first trip to Australia, as he and a diverse group of co-hosts gather stories about our spectacular coastline: the history, the people, the archaeology, the geography and the marine life, investigating interesting and little known facts along the way. Oliver’s co-hosts, all experts in their field, are journalist and Australian arts and culture specialist Miriam Corowa, environmentalist Professor Tim Flannery, marine scientist Dr Emma Johnston, anthropologist Dr Xanthe Mallett and television presenter and landscape architect Brendan Moar.
The Amazing Race Australia is an Australian reality game show based on the American TV series, The Amazing Race. On 19 July 2010, Seven Network has purchased the format rights to produce the Australian series. The show is produced by activeTV in assosiation with ABC Studios. It is distributed by Disney Media Distribution Asia Pacific. The host for the show is New Zealander-born actor Grant Bowler. It is the third Asia-Pacific version of the franchise after The Amazing Race Asia and The Amazing Race: China Rush; thus it is the first Oceanian franchise. The grand prize for the winning team is. A$250,000.
The Biggest Loser is an Australian reality television show, based on the original American version of the same name. It is produced by Crackerjack Productions and screened on Network Ten. It was hosted by Ajay Rochester from 2006–2009 and introduced former Olympian Hayley Lewis as its host in 2010. The show first debuted on 13 February 2006, followed by a second season on 4 February 2007 which introduced Michelle Bridges, Shannan Ponton and Steve Willis. The third season began airing on 3 February 2008. A fourth season, which features couples competing as teams, started airing on 1 February 2009. A fifth season, which aired on 31 January 2010, featuring former Olympic swimmer Hayley Lewis as the new host, and in 2011 the show introduced the new trainer Tiffiny Hall.
Crime Investigation Australia is an Australian true-crime series that first premiered on Foxtel's Crime & Investigation Network in August 2005. The series is also rebroadcast on the Nine Network, and made its debut there on 14 August 2007. The host of the series is Steve Liebmann.
Three hard-core crews of gold prospectors take the gamble of a lifetime and battle to strike it big, deep in the wild west of outback Australia. The soaring highs and the crushing lows of the gold season are revealed as the crews pursue their all-important targets - braving brutal heat, punishing conditions, mechanical breakdowns and constant pressure.
Beauty and the Geek Australia is an Australian reality television series on the Seven Network. It was originally hosted by Bernard Curry in the first four series and has been replaced by James Tobin as the new host. It is based on the United States programme Beauty and the Geek created by Ashton Kutcher. The premise of the show consists of a group of "Beauties" and a group of "Geeks" are paired up to compete as teams for a A$100,000 prize. Season 4 aired in October 2012.
Looks at different aspects of Australian life, from country to city, from historical to contemporary, and from amusing to serious.