Eric Bana and Robert Connolly team up for The Dry

Actor Eric Bana (Munich, Romulus, My Father, Chopper) has been cast as the lead role of Aaron Falk in the feature film adaptation of Jane Harper’s bestselling and award-winning novel The Dry, producers Made Up Stories announced today. Robert Connolly (Balibo, Paper Planes, Deep State) is set to direct from a script written by Connolly…

The Castle returns to cinemas this Australia Day

This Australia Day long weekend, Screen Australia is pleased to support the return to the big screen of the classic Australian family comedy The Castle (M), exclusively at Event Cinemas. Screen Australia’s Chief Executive Graeme Mason said, “The Castle is an iconic Australian film which has had a long and enduring impact on our culture and we’re pleased to be…

Retro Reviews: Romulus, My Father

Based on the biographical memoir of Australian philosopher Raimond Gaita, Romulus, My Father tells of the misfortunes Raimond (Kodi Smit-McPhee) suffered in 1960’s Australia as his father, Romulus, (Eric Bana), struggled to bring him up during a time of adversity. As a hard-working migrant farmer outside of Maryborough, Victoria, Romulus had a great determination to…

Interview: Eric Bana

“I often wonder whether a 25 year old would even know what Full Frontal is.” Interview by Matthew Eeles I was nervous about opening my interview with Eric Bana – the Saint Kilda Football Club’s number one ticket holder – with a question about the Fremantle Dockers’ persuasion to lure Ross Lyon west. After all, he was the…

Banarama

Eric Bana will be in Perth next week to present his new film Closed Circuit. Cinema Australia has been lucky enough to nab an interview with the Chopper actor to chat with him about his involvement in past and future Australian films including The Castle and Paper Planes on which he is executive producer. If you have…