Retro Review: Money Movers

Cinema Australia Original Content: Directed by Bruce Beresford Written by Bruce Beresford and Devon Minchin Starring Terence Donovan, Tony Bonner, Ed Devereaux, Charles ‘Bud’ Tingwell, Candy Raymond, Jeanie Drynan and Bryan Brown. An armoured car company is the target of repeated heists. Company leadership is enforcing new measures in order to tighten security. The biggest…

Here’s where you can see Bruce Beresford’s Black Robe digitally restored

National Film and Sound Archive of Australia digitally restores the first official Australia-Canada feature coproduction, set to screen in Melbourne and Canberra from August. Bruce Beresford’s 1991 film Black Robe, the first feature film co-produced by Australia and Canada, has been digitally restored by the National Film and Sound Archive’s NFSA Restores program. The new…

Development funding announced for Beresford, Young, Stenders and more

Screen Australia has announced seven television series, four online projects and 10 feature films which will share in nearly $700,000 of Story Development funding. The slate includes Monash, a drama about celebrated army officer John Monash from director Bruce Beresford; a thriller from the author of Jasper Jones, Craig Silvey, called Cage in the Wild;…

A new trailer for Bruce Beresford’s Ladies in Black has dropped

The first trailer has arrived for Ladies in Black from legendary Australian director Bruce Beresford. Ladies in Black is based on Madeleine St John’s best-selling novel, The Women in Black. Set in the summer of 1959, when the impact of European migration and the rise of women’s liberation is about to change Australia forever, shy…

Interview: Jill Bilcock

A Cut Above When Cinema Australia caught up with Jill Bilcock the Australian film editing legend was in the middle of cutting Mystify: Michael Hutchence, Richard Lowenstein’s documentary about troubled INXS frontman Michael Hutchence. “Right now I’m looking at the scrawlings of Michael,” Bilcock told Cinema Australia. “I’m reading all his lyrics, and things he wrote…

Cast announced for Beresford’s Ladies in Black

Academy Award® nominated director Bruce Beresford (Breaker Morant, Driving Miss Daisy, Mao’s Last Dancer) has assembled an incredible Australian and international cast for Ladies in Black, the long-awaited big screen adaptation of Madeleine St John’s 1993 best-selling novel, The Women in Black. The film will star Julia Ormond (Mad Men) as Magda Szombatheli, the charming…

Bruce Beresford set to direct Ladies in Black

Academy Award® nominated director Bruce Beresford (Breaker Morant, Puberty Blues, Tender Mercies, Driving Miss Daisy) will bring to life Madeleine St John’s 1993 best-selling Australian novel The Women in Black after securing major production investment funding from Screen Australia. Produced by Allanah Zitserman and Samson Productions’ Sue Milliken, Ladies in Black will be Beresford’s first…

Ozflix set to launch on Australia Day

Ozflix, a new video-on-demand service dedicated to streaming every Australian film ever made, is set to launch at 6:00pm on Australia Day, 26th January, 2017. Acclaimed by Australia’s most influential directors, producers and actors, Ozflix will begin streaming with around 250 Australian films and three free original content shows, with more free content to be announced. “There are…