FilmFest Australia 2012

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Any Questions for Ben? (Country: Australia; Year: 2012; Director: Rob Sitch; Writer: Santo Cilauro, Tom Gleisner, Rob Sitch; Stars: Josh Lawson, Rachael Taylor, Daniel Henshall, Felicity Ward, Christian Clark, David James, Jodi Gordon, Ed Kavalee, Alan Brough, Rob Carlton, Tracy Mann, Lachy Hulme, Chantelle Raleigh, Liliya May, Tom Carmody)
A chance meeting with an old school pal prompts a commitment phobe to re-evaluate his life.
The Eye Of The Storm (Country: Australia; Year: 2011; Director: Fred Schepisi; Writer: Judy Morris, based on the book by Patrick White; Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Charlotte Rampling, Maria Theodorakis, Jamie Timony, Judy Davis, Bob Marcs, Alexandra Schepisi, John Gaden, Helen Morse, Robyn Nevin, Jane Menelaus, Bille Brown, Simon Stone, Nikki Shiels, Louise Siversen, Colin Friels)
A dying mother is determined to manipulate her family to the very end.
A Few Best Men (Country: Australia, UK; Year: 2011; Director: Stephan Elliott; Writer: Dean Craig; Stars: Laura Brent, Xavier Samuel, Kris Marshall, Kevin Bishop, Tim Draxl, Solveig Walking, David Sullivan, Elizabeth Debicki, Olivia Newton-John, Rebel Wilson, Jonathan Biggins, Oliver Torr, Steve Le Marquand, Angela Bishop, Alan Cinis)
Four Brit lads head to the Australian outback for a wedding.
Goddess (Country: Australia; Year: 2013; Director: Mark Lamprell; Writer: Mark Lamprell, Joanna Weinberg; Stars: Laura Michelle Kelly, Ronan Keating, Magda Szubanski, Dustin Clare, Hugo Johnstone-Burt, Tamsin Carroll, Corinne Grant, Pia Miranda, Natalie Tran, Cameron Lyon)
A stressed-out mum, who sings by the sink, becomes an internet sensation.
The Hunter (Country: Australia; Year: 2011; Director: Daniel Nettheim; Writer: Wain Fimeri, based on the novel by Julia Leigh.; Stars: Willem Dafoe, Sam Neill, Frances O'Connor, Finn Woodlock, Morgana Davies, Sullivan Stapleton, Callan Mulvey)
A biotech company hires a hunter to track down the last Tasmanian tiger.
The Eye Of The Storm The Eye Of The Storm
The Eye Of The Storm and Goddess
Life In Movement (Country: Australia; Year: 2011; Director: Bryan Mason, Sophie Hyde; Stars: Tanja Liedtke), Official Site
A look back at the career of a talented dancer and choreographer tragically killed at the age of just 29.
Not Suitable For Children (Country: Australia; Year: 2012; Director: Peter Templeman; Writer: Michael Lucas; Stars: Ryan Kwanten, Sarah Snook, Ryan Corr, Bojana Novakovic, Laura Brent, Susan Prior, Lewis Fitz-Gerald, Kathryn Beck, Belinda Bromilow, Zoe Carides, Alice Parkinson, Lulu McClatchy, Daniel Henshall, Andrew Ryan, Sam North, Apollo Kanakis), Trailer
When a Sydney playboy discovers he's about to be rendered infertile by testicular cancer, the heat is on to become a dad.
Swerve (Country: Australia; Year: 2011; Director: Craig Lahiff; Writer: Craig Lahiff; Stars: David Lyons, Emma Booth, Jason Clarke, Travis McMahon, Vince Colosimo, Robert Mammone, Chris Haywood, Greg Stone)
Thriller, sees the paths of a drug dealer, a dissatisfied wife, a straight up ex-soldier and a psychotic cop collide.
Toomelah (Country: Australia; Year: 2011; Director: Ivan Sen; Writer: Ivan Sen; Stars: Michael Conners, Daniel Connors, Dean Daley-Jones, Christopher Edwards)
In a remote Aboriginal community, 10-year-old Daniel aspires to be a gangster.

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