Australian and New Zealand Cinema:
A Bibliography of Materials in the UC Berkeley












Books: Australian Cinema
Peter Weir
Books: New Zealand Cinema
Journal Articles: Australian Cinema
Journal Articles: New Zealand Cinema
Books and Journal Articles About Individual Films/Directors
Jane Campion (separate page)
Peter Jackson
Peter Weir

Australian Film Annotated Bibliography (via Murdoch University, Australia)

Australia: Books

Aotearoa and the sentimental strine : making films in Australia & New Zealand in the silent period
Editor of the catalogue, Jonathan Dennis. Wellington, Aotearoa, NZ : Moa Films, c1993.
PFA : PN1993.5.N43 A28 1993

Australian cinema in the 1990s
Editor, Ian Craven. <2001> London ; Portland, OR : F. Cass, 2001.
MAIN: PN1993.5.A8 A953 2001

Australian feature films. [CD-ROM]
[Melbourne] : Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology : Australian Catalogue of New Films & Videos, 1995. Format: Computerware
MAIN: PN1993.5.A8 A95 1995 compu/d; Main Desk Collection in miscellaneous CD case
Contains detailed information on more than 1,100 films, hundreds of photographs, and 25 one-to-two minute film clips. Detailed information has been provided by six well-known academics, writing on early Australian feature films, 1895-1930, The fairest child of the Motherland, 1930-1970, the 1970s, the 1980s, the 1990s

Australian film, 1978-1994 : a survey of theatrical features
Editorial assistants Raffaele Caputo, Alissa Tanskaya. Melbourne : Oxford University Press, 1995.
MAIN: PN1993.5.A8 A955 1995

Bertrand, Ina
"The ANZAC and the Sentimental Bloke: Australian Culture and Screen Representations of World War One." In: The First World War and popular cinema : 1914 to the present / edited by Michael Paris. pp. 74-95. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 2000.
Main Stack D522.23.F57 2000

Bertrand, Ina
Film censorship in Australia St. Lucia, Australia : University of Queensland Press, c1978
MAIN: PN1994.A5 .A83

Bittner, Anne
"A balanced show : the Australian picture theatre manager at work in 1922." In: Hollywood abroad : audiences and cultural exchange / edited by Richard Maltby and Melvyn Stokes. London : BFI Publishing, 2004.
Main Stack PN1995.9.A8.H64 2004
PFA PN1995.9.A8.H64 2004

Bradbury, Keith
"Australian and New Zealand Animation." In: Animation in Asia and the Pacific / edited by John A. Lent. pp. 207-22. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2001.
Main Stack NC1765.A538 2001
PFA NC1765.A538 2001

Breen, Marcus
"Offshore pot o'gold : the political economy of the Australian film industry." In: Contracting out Hollywood : runaway productions and foreign location shooting / edited by Greg Elmer & Mike Gasher. Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, c2005.
Bus & Econ PN1995.67.A1.C66 2005

Le cinema australien
Avec la collaboration de Victoria Treole et le concours de Scott Murray ; textes de Phillip Adams ... [et al.]. Paris : Centre Georges Pompidou, c1991.
PFA : PN1993.5.A8 C54 1991

Cinema in Australia : a documentary history
General editor, Ina Bertrand. Kensington, NSW, Australia : NSWU Press ; Portland, Or., U.S. of America : Available in North America through International Specialized Book Services, c1989.
Main Stack PN1993.5.A8.C55 1989

Cinema of Unease and 40,000 Years of Dreaming [video recording]
Cinema of Unease: A personal journey by Sam Neill to the landscape of his native New Zealand where he examines the emerging national film culture and pays tribute to film pioneers Rudall Hayward and John O'Shea, while focusing on the extraordinary growth of New Zealand cinema in the last two decades.

40,000 Years of Dreaming, a century of Australian cinema: George Miller's vivid study of Australian cinema forges a link between the high-tech narratives of and the ancient Aboriginal creation myth of "The dreaming." The film explores an extraordinary national cinema, born at the outset of the century, but barely noticed internationally until the 1970s. VIDEO/C MM443

Collins, Felicity.
Australian cinema after Mabo Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
MAIN: PN1993.5.A8 C64 2004
Table of contents http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0418/2004014204.html

Hall, Ken G. (Kenneth George)
Australian film, the inside story Sydney ; New York : Summit Books, 1980.
PFA: PN1993.5.A8 H34 1980 os

Haynes, Roslynn D. (Roslynn Doris)
Seeking the centre : the Australian Desert in literature, art and film Cambridge, UK ; New York, US : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
MAIN: GB618.89 .H39 1998

Imagining Australia : literature and culture in the new new world
Edited by Judith Ryan and Chris Wallace-Crabbe. Cambridge, Mass. ; London : Harvard University Press : 2004.
Main Stack PR9609.6.I43 2004
"The essays in this volume emerged from a conference sponsored by the Harvard Committee of Australian Studies in late 2002"
Contents: PART ONE: NARRATIVE --PART TWO: CULTURE --PART THREE: POETRY --Simon During --Susan Martin --Lucy Frost --Andrew Taylor --Ihab Hassan --Andrew Zawaki --Stephen Muecke --Tony Birch --Gail Jones --David Carter --Frank Moorhouse --Graham Huggan --Meaghan Morris --Paul Kane --William Robinson /Robert Dixon --Out of England: literary subjectivity in the Australian colonies, 1788-1867 /Dead white male heroes: Ludwig Leichhardt and Ned Kelly in Australian fiction /Escaping the Bush paradigm /David Malouf, history, and an ethics of the body /Identity, play, imagination: David Malouf, Hossein Valamanesh, and I /"Inner experience" in Gerald Murnane's The plains /A chance to hear a Nyigina song /"The first white man born": miscegenation and identity in Kim Scott's Benang /Sorry-in-the-sky: empathetic unsettlement, mourning, and the stolen generations /The mystery of the missing middlebrow or the c(o)urse of good taste /A short while toward the sun: the golden years of internationalism /Australia, America, and the changing face of nature documentary /The man from Hong Kong in Sydney, 1975 /"Woeful shepherds": anti-pastoral in Australian poetry /Two versions of Australian pastoral: Les Murray,Darkness and lostness: how to read a poem by Judith Wright /Kevin Hart --Brian Henry --Judith Ryan --Chris Wallace-Crabbe.The presentation and performance of self in the poetry of John Forbes /"Split belonging" in Les Murray's novel in verse, Fredy Neptune /The end of the line /

Jayamanne, Laleen.
"Two-way street : three Australian films." In: Toward cinema and its double : cross-cultural mimesis / Laleen Jayamanne. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2001.
Main Stack PN1993.5.A1.J37 2001

Jennings, Ros and Lomine, Loykie
"Nationality and new queer cinema : Australian film." In: New queer cinema : a critical reader / edited by Michele Aaron. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 2004.
Grad Svcs PN1995.9.H55.N48 2004 Non-circulating; may be used only in Graduate Services
Main Stack PN1995.9.H55.N48 2004

Landman, Jane.
The tread of a white man's foot : Australian Pacific colonialism and the cinema, 1925-62 Canberra, A.C.T., Australia : Pandanus Books, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, the Australian National University, c2006.
MAIN: PR9619.3.M3234 U53 2006

Lewis, Glen
Australian movies and the American dream New York : Praeger, c1987.
MAIN: PN1993.5.A8 L4 1987
MOFF: PN1993.5.A8 L4 1987

Long, Joan.
The pictures that moved : a picture history of the Australian cinema 1896-1929 with scripts of the films The pictures that moved and The passionate industry. Melbourne : Hutchinson, 1982.
MAIN: PN1993.5.A8 L6 1982; Storage Info: C 2 842 343

McFarlane, Brian
Australian cinema New York : Columbia University Press, 1988, c1987.
MAIN: PN1993.5.A8 M351 1988
MAIN: PN1993.5.A8 M352 1987 [another edition]

McFarlane, Brian
New Australian cinema : sources and parallels in American and British film. Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1992.
MAIN: PN1993.5.A8 M36 1992
MOFF: PN1993.5.A8 M36 1992;

Molloy, Bruce
Before the interval : Australian mythology and feature films, 1930-1960 St Lucia, Qld., Australia : University of Queensland Press ; Portland, Or. : Distributed in the USA and Canada by International Specialized Book Services, 1990.
MAIN: PN1995.9.N35 M6 1990

Moran, Albert.
Film in Australia : an introduction / <2006> Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
MAIN: PN1993.5.A8 M64 2006; View current status of this item Electronic Location(s):
Table of contents http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip068/2006004808.html

Moran, Albert.
Historical dictionary of Australian and New Zealand cinema Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2005.
MAIN: PN1993.5.A8 M66 2005

The New Australian cinema
Editor, Scott Murray, associate editor, Peter Beilby. West Melbourne, Vic. : Nelson, 1980.
MAIN: PN1993.5.A8 N44

O'Regan, Tom.
"Australian cinema as a national cinema." In: Film and nationalism / edited and with an introduction by Alan Williams. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2002.
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O'Regan, Tom.
Australian national cinema London ; New York : Routledge, 1996.
Main Stack PN1994.F43817 2002

Rattigan, Neil
"Film." In: Americanization and Australia / edited by Philip Bell and Roger Bell. Sydney : UNSW Press, 1998.
MAIN: DU113.5.U6.A48 1998

Rattigan, Neil
Images of Australia : 100 films of the new Australian cinema Dallas : Southern Methodist University Press, 1991.
MAIN: PN1993.5.A8 R36 1991
MOFF: PN1993.5.A8 R36 1991

Reade, Eric.
History and heartburn : the saga of Australian film, 1896-1978 Rutherford [N.J.] : Fairleigh Dickinson Unversity Press, 1981, c1979
MAIN: PN1993.5.A8 .R42 1981

Reis, Brian.
Australian film : a bibliography London ; Washington : Mansell, 1997.
MAIN: PN1993.5.A8 A12 R45 1997

Reynaud, Daniel.
Celluloid Anzacs : the Great War through Australian cinema North Melbourne, Vic. : Australian Scholarly Pub., 2007.
MAIN: D522.23 .R49 2007; View current status of this item
Table of contents http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy0802/2007408819.html

Robson, Jocelyn.
Girls' own stories : Australian and New Zealand women's films London : Scarlet Press, c1997.
MAIN: PN1993.5.A8 R63 1997

Sheckels, Theodore F.
Celluloid heroes down under : Australian films, 1970-2000 Westport, CT : Praeger, 2002.
MAIN: PN1993.5.A8 S48 2002

Shirley, Graham
Australian cinema, the first eighty years [North Ryde, N.S.W.] : Angus & Robertson ; [Woollahra, N.S.W.] : Currency Press, 1983.
MAIN: PN1993.5.A8 S54 1983

Stratton, David.
The last new wave : the Australian film revival Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1980
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Third take : Australian film-makers talk
Edited by Raffaele Caputo and Geoff Burton. Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2002.
MAIN: PN1998.2 .T48 2002

35 mm dreams
Sue Mathews. Ringwood, Vic., Australia ; New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Books, 1984.
Conversations with five directors about the Australian film revival.
Main Stack PN1993.5.A8.A127 1984
PFA PN1993.5.A8.A127 1984 os

Turner, Graeme.
"The end of the national project? Australian cinema in the 1990s." In: Colonialism and nationalism in Asian cinema / edited by Wimal Dissanayake. p. 202-16. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c1994.
Main Stack PN1993.5.A75.C65 1994
PFA PN1993.5.A75.C65 1994

Turner, Graeme.
"Film and fiction." In: Diversity itself : essays in Australian arts and culture / edited by Peter Quartermaine. Exeter, Devon : Published by the University of Exeter for AmCAS, 1986.
MAIN: NX390.D581 1986

Turner, Graeme.
National fictions : literature, film, and the construction of Australian narrative. St Leonards, NSW : Allen & Unwin, 1993.
MAIN: PR9612.6.N37 T87 1993
MAIN: PR9612.6.N37 T87 1986 [earlier edition]

White, David
Australian movies to the world : the international success of Australian films since 1970 Sydney, Australia : Fontana ;[New York, N.Y. : distributed by F. Ungar Pub. Co.], 1984.
PFA : PN1993.5.A8 W48 1984;

Womenvision : women and the moving image in Australia
Edited by Lisa French. Melbourne : Damned Pub., 2003.
MAIN: PN1995.9.W6 W75 2003

Australia: Journal Articles

Aquilia, Pieter.
"Wog Drama and `White Multiculturalists': The Role of Non Anglo-Australian Film and Television Drama in Shaping a National Identity." Journal of Australian Studies (March 2001): p104. (2927 words)

Bertrand Ina "Looking Back at Looking Back: A Review of History of Australian Cinema."
Senses of Cinema: An Online Film Journal Devoted to the Serious and Eclectic Discussion of Cinema, issue 34, Jan.-Mar. 2005

Bachmann, G.
"Films in Australia." Sight & Sound v. 46 no. 1 (Winter 1976-1977) p. 32-6

Bertrand, Ina.
""National Identity"/ "National History"/ "National Film": The Australian Experience." Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television 1984 4(2): 179-188.
"Analyzes the concept of an Australian national identity that has emerged during the 20th century and considers the importance of this concept as applied to both the Australian film industry and to Australian history, 1920's-80's." [Historical Abstracts]

Bertrand, Ina.
"'Woman's Voice': the autobiographical form in three Australian filmed novels." (The Australian Cinema). Literature-Film Quarterly v21.n2 (April 1993): pp130(9).

Bishop, Peter.
"Seeking the Centre: The Australian Desert in Literature, Art and Film." Journal of Historical Geography. Jan 2001. Vol. 27, Iss. 1; p. 124

Bødker, Henrik
"The Mercy Seat as Inescapable Heat: The Proposition and Ideas of Justice in the Australian Outback." p.o.v: A Danish Journal of Film Studies, vol. 24, pp. 5-14, December 2007

Bowman, James
"Those awesome Aussies." (Australia as major foreign supplier of movies for grownups)(Column). The American Spectator v30.n6 (June 1997): pp66(2).
Australia has been coming up with good movies lately. Bruce Beresford's "Paradise Road" and Michael Rymer's "Angel Baby," although both having some sensibility problems with regards to their screenplay, are serious and far better than most blockbuster films produced in Hollywood.

Broderick, Mick
"Septic Tanks Downunder: Representing American Soldiers as "Other" in Australian Cinema." Post Script; Winter-Summer2005, Vol. 24 Issue 2/3, p94-108, 15p
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Chapman, Jan
"Some Significant Women in Australian Film: A Celebration and a Cautionary Tale." Senses of Cinema: An Online Film Journal Devoted to the Serious and Eclectic Discussion of Cinema, vol. 22, pp. (no pagination), September 2002

Clayfield, Matthew
"Killing the Gatekeeper: Autonomy, Globality and Reclaiming Australian Cinema." Senses of Cinema: An Online Film Journal Devoted to the Serious and Eclectic Discussion of Cinema, vol. 33, pp. (no pagination), Fall 2004.

Cleveland, Les.
'What they liked: Movies and modernity downunder." Journal of Popular Culture. Spring 2003. Vol. 36, Iss. 4; pg. 756
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Collins, Felicity
"Brazen Brides, Grotesque Daughters, Treacherous Mothers: Women's Funny Business in Australian Cinema from Sweetie to Holy Smoke." Senses of Cinema: An Online Film Journal Devoted to the Serious and Eclectic Discussion of Cinema, vol. 23, pp. (no pagination), November 2002.

Collins, Felicity
"Dreaming in Motion: Five Films from Five New Filmmakers." Senses of Cinema: An Online Film Journal Devoted to the Serious and Eclectic Discussion of Cinema, vol. 27, pp. (no pagination), Summer 2003.

Conrich, Ian.
"Australian And New Zealand Cinema." Post Script, Winter-Summer2005, Vol. 24 Issue 2/3, p3-7, 5p
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The article discusses the evolution of cinema in Australia and New Zealand. The two cinemas have generally been presented as historically detached. Yet, throughout the evolution of these national cinemas, there have been continual links in production and personnel. Both nations share a use of powerful landscapes.

Daly, Anna,
"The Rules of Being Australian." Senses of Cinema: An Online Film Journal Devoted to the Serious and Eclectic Discussion of Cinema, vol. 25, pp. (no pagination), March 2003.

Dalziell, Tanya; Hughes-D'Aeth, Tony.
"Thematising The Global: Recent Australian Film." Post Script, Winter-Summer2005, Vol. 24 Issue 2/3, p109-121, 13p
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"The article focuses on the efforts of Australian films to produce various visions of globalization on screen in image. Some consideration is also given to the ways in which globalization affects Australian cinema as an industry. It also speculates on the effects of globalization on citizens of cinema and the Australian nation alike as well as the consequences this encounter might have for current frameworks through which Australian film is read." [Ebsco]

Edelman, Rob
"Australian cinema renaissance: from Sentimental bloke to Breaker Morant." Films in Review v. 32 (March 1981) p. 161-4

Edmondson, Ray
"Parallel Lives: Britain's National Film and Television Archive and Australia's National Film and Sound Archive Under Threat." Senses of Cinema: An Online Film Journal Devoted to the Serious and Eclectic Discussion of Cinema, vol. 33, pp. (no pagination), Fall 2004.

Feinstein, Howard
"Quirky films from a strange land." (Australian cinema)(reprinted from 'The Guardian,' April 18, 1997). World Press Review v44.n7 (July 1997): pp37(2).

Fotheringham, Richard
"Sport and Nationalism on Australian Stage and Screen: From 'Australia Felix' to 'Gallipoli'." Australasian Drama Studies, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 65-88, Fall 1982.

Gardner, Geoff
"Model Behaviour." Senses of Cinema: An Online Film Journal Devoted to the Serious and Eclectic Discussion of Cinema, vol. 21, pp. (no pagination), Summer 2002.

Goldsmith, Ben
"Australian film in the 1990s: the full range of ugly Australians." Overland 157 (Summer 1998): p74(4).
Australian film directors who have left for Hollywood success began to return and produce some of their best work in 1999. Although submissions for the Australian Film Institute Awards were uneven in quality, most showed enough creative and acting talent that suggests a bright future for Australian motion pictures.

Harris, Hilary.
"Desert training for whites: Australian road movies.(Cultural narratives)." Journal of Australian Studies 86 (Jan 2006): 99(15).
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Headon, David.
"Significant Silents: Sporting Australia On Film, 1896-1930." Journal of Popular Culture 1999 33(1): 115-127. "Discusses six films from the silent film collection of the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA). In the NFSA's catalog publication, Keepin' Silent - A Selection of Australian Silent Films Made from 1896 Onward, sports appear as one of the major categories. The author profiles four of the films, but concentrates on two of the collection's most treasured films, Marius Sestier's classic footage of the 1896 Melbourne Cup and the surviving footage from the Jack Johnson-Tommy Burns world heavyweight boxing contest held in Sydney in 1908." [Historical Abstracts]

Hodsdon, Bruce
"On the Yellow Brick Road to...?" Senses of Cinema: An Online Film Journal Devoted to the Serious and Eclectic Discussion of Cinema, vol. 21, pp. (no pagination), Summer 2002.

Knee, Adam
"Teaching (Less of) Hollywood in Australasia." Pedagogy - Volume 2, Issue 3, Fall 2002, pp. 377-381

Knox, Jim
"Fuck to Corporate Hypnotism." Senses of Cinema: An Online Film Journal Devoted to the Serious and Eclectic Discussion of Cinema, vol. 21, pp. (no pagination), Summer 2002.

Landman, Jane.
The tread of a white man's foot : Australian Pacific colonialism and the cinema, 1925-62 Canberra, A.C.T., Australia : Pandanus Books, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, the Australian National University, c2006.
MAIN: PR9619.3.M3234 U53 2006

Limbrick, Peter.
"The Australian Western, or A Settler Colonial Cinema par excellence." Cinema Journal, Summer2007, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p68-95, 28p
"This essay considers the production history and reception of three of Ealing Studios' Australian films--The Overlanders, Eureka Stockade, and Bitter Springs--to better understand the films" imperial and colonial underpinnings and to position these "Australian westerns" as examples of a settler colonial mode of cinema." [Ebsco]

Lindley, Arthur
"Translations of the Flesh: International Relations as Romantic Comedy in Recent Australian and British Film." Senses of Cinema: An Online Film Journal Devoted to the Serious and Eclectic Discussion of Cinema, vol. 28, pp. (no pagination), September 2003.

Michalk, D. L.
"Review of the Australian film industry--past and present." Journal of Popular Film and Television v. 8 no. 4 (Winter 1981) p. 41-8

Martin, Adrian
"Adrian Martin Measures the Distance of Australia's Rootlessness, in Search of a Native Cinema." Film Comment, vol. 38, no. 4, pp. 12-13, Summer 2002
Presents the views of the author on the motion picture industry in Australia. Social dilemmas faced by the country affecting the industry; Content of Australian films; Details on the commercial success of feature films.

McCarthy, Greg.
"Caught between Empires: ambivalence in Australian films." Critical Arts: A South-North Journal of Cultural & Media Studies, 2001, Vol. 15 Issue 1/2, p154, 20p
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McFarlane, Brian.
"The Australian literary adaptation: An overview." Literature Film Quarterly, 1993, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p90, 12p
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McFarlane, Brian.
"Conservatism in the New Australian Cinema." Australian Cultural History 1988 7: 37-48.
"Using examples of many Australian films that have done well abroad, the revival of the Australian film industry is analyzed. Since the population of Australia alone cannot support the film industry, films which are produced must be of a conservative nature, often stereotyping Australians, in order to succeed internationally. The article examines types of conservative filmmaking including: reliance on realism, endorsement of the Australian myths, and dependence on literary adaptations." [Historical Abstracts]

McGregor, Andrew
"Merging and Emerging Images: French Critical Interpretations of Australian National Identity in Film." Australian Journal of French Studies, vol. 39, no. 3, pp. 400-12, September 2002.

Michalk, D. L.
"A Review of the Australian Film Industry: Past And Present." Journal of Popular Film and Television 1981 8(4): 41-48.
"Reviews the sometimes innovative contributions of the Australian film industry from the first silent shorts of Maurice Sestier in 1896 to the productions of Peter Weir and Phillip Noyce in the 1970's. Examines the changing attitude of the Australian government to federal support of the film industry and comments on prospects for Australian film." [Historical Abstracts]

Molloy, Bruce
"The Breaking of the drought: Australian feature films, 1946-1974." (The Australian Cinema). Literature-Film Quarterly v21.n2 (April 1993): pp83(7).

Moran, Albert.
Film in Australia : an introduction Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
MAIN: PN1993.5.A8 M64 2006
Table of contents http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip068/2006004808.html

Moran, Albert.
Historical dictionary of Australian and New Zealand cinema Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2005.
MAIN: PN1993.5.A8 M66 2005

Mortimer, Lorraine
"The soldier, the shearer and the mad man: Horizons of community in some Australian films." Literature Film Quarterly, 1993, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p139, 18p
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Examines the Australian motion pictures `Breaker Morant,' `Sunday Too Far Away' and `Mad Max,' in relation to notions of community, expression and politics. Versions of the Australian male in the `Breaker Morant'; Recognition garnered by `Sunday'; Forms of sadomasochistic subcultures in `Mad Max.'

Phillip McCarthy.
"Aussiewood." (Australian film industry). The Bulletin with Newsweek 117.6166 (March 23, 1999): p20(5).
Australians actors and filmmakers have contributed much to the film industry in Australia and the US, but in the 1990s, it is difficult to identify movies on a national scale. Most films nominated for Oscars in 1999 are multinational with their actors and directors coming from different countries. The only film that is identified as an individual, national film is the Italian, "Life is Beautiful."

Peters-Little, Frances.
"Nobles And Savages" on the Television." Aboriginal History [Australia] 2003 27: 16-38.
"Discusses the depiction of Aborigines in television and film as "noble savages," suggesting that ridding the screen of this stereotype will take a conscious effort on the part of both non-Aboriginal and Aboriginal film makers. The article indicates that the noble as a positive attribute and the savage as a negative representation are both poles that are harmful because the Aboriginal people are neither. The author critiques why the imagery of the noble savage has endured and how it reflects Australian film and television and examines why there is a neglect of research and analysis of Aboriginal nonfiction broadcasting." [Historical Abstracts]

Plunkett, Felicity
"B(l)acktracking towards Australia: Australian Film after Mabo." Australian Folklore: A Yearly Journal of Folklore Studies, vol. 19, pp. 262-72, November 2004

Rattigan, Neil
"Dances and Divisions: The Local Country Hall in Australian Films since 1970." Australian Folklore: A Yearly Journal of Folklore Studies, vol. 16, pp. 215-20, Fall 2001.

Rayner, Jonathan
"Conflict And Conspiracy: Public And Personal Memory In Australian Film." Post Script, Winter-Summer2005, Vol. 24 Issue 2/3, p82-93, 12p
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"The article examines three period films, "Newsfront," "Ground Zero," and "Celia," that offer roles in the formation of individual and national character in Australia. Definitions of Australian identity and conflicting personal ideologies are derived from the privileged visual image. The period after the triumph and trauma of the Pacific War is shown in these films to give rise to pervasive forms of ideological conservatism." [Ebsco]

Reynaud, Daniel.
"Convention And Contradiction: Representations of Women in Australian War Films, 1914-1918." Australian Historical Studies [Australia] 1999 30(113): 215-230.
"The depiction of women in Australian films made during and dealing with World War I changed over time, partly as a reflection of the changes in the public's perceptions of the course of the war and partly under government pressure to use film for propaganda purposes. Cinematic representations, however, bore little relationship to the reality of most women's lives, even of those involved in the war effort such as Red Cross workers, war bonds purchasers, or comfort parcel packers." [Historical Abstracts]

Routt, William D.
"More Australian than Aristotelian: The Australian Bushranger Film, 1904-1914." Senses of Cinema: An Online Film Journal Devoted to the Serious and Eclectic Discussion of Cinema, vol. 18, pp. (no pagination), Winter 2002.

Routt, William D.
"Shall We Jazz?" - Modernism in Australian Films of the '20s." Senses of Cinema: An Online Film Journal Devoted to the Serious and Eclectic Discussion of Cinema, issue 9, Sept-Oct 2000

Ryan, Mark David
"Towards an understanding of Australian genre cinema and entertainment: Beyond the limitations of 'Ozploitation' discourse." Continuum: Journal of Media & Cultural Studies; Dec2010, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p843-854, 12p
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Sawyer, C.
"Australian cinema before My brilliant career and after Gallipoli." Films in Review v. 33 (January 1982) p. 16-25

Schmude, Karl G.
"The rise of a cinema down under." (Australian films). America v144.(Feb 28, 1981): pp158(3).

Smyth, Rosaleen.
"From The Empire's "Second Greatest White City" to Multicultural Metropolis: The Marketing Of Sydney on Film in the 20th Century." Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television 1998 18(2): 237-262.
"The government of New South Wales commissioned films concerning Sydney as early as 1901, when the Commonwealth of Australia was established. By the 1930's the national government's Cinema and Photographic Branch had produced and distributed a number of movies promoting Australia, including A Nation is Built (1937), throughout the world. City in the Sun (1947) and Saga of a City, both concerning Sydney, were key marketing tools in Australia's drive to recruit immigrants after World War II. Images of Sydney's beaches, the Sydney Harbour Bridge, and the Sydney Opera House have been consciously marketed. Tourist promotion videos of the 1980's and early 1990's such as Experience Australia (1984) and Welcome to Sydney, Australia were highly successful, and they formed part of Sydney's successful bid to host the 2000 Summer Olympics." [Historical Abstracts]

Taylor, Tadgh
"The Quite American: a critique in three parts." (Australian And New Zealand Cinema). Metro Magazine 135 (Wntr 2003): p42(6). (1530 words)

Turner, Graeme .
"The Genres Are American: Australian Narrative, Australian Film, and the Problem of Genre." Literature/Film Quarterly. 1993. Vol. 21, Iss. 2; pg. 102, 10 pgs
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Villella, Fiona A.
"Contemporary Australian Cinema - A Symposium." Senses of Cinema: An Online Film Journal Devoted to the Serious and Eclectic Discussion of Cinema Issue 9, Sep-Oct 2000

Walsh, M.
"Building a new wave: Australian films and the American market." Film Criticism v. 25 no. 2 (Winter 2000/2001) p. 21-39

Wilson, Jake
"Unpopular Populism, or the Decline and Fall of the Little Aussie Battler: Notes on Australian Film Comedy in 2003." Senses of Cinema: An Online Film Journal Devoted to the Serious and Eclectic Discussion of Cinema, vol. 29, pp. (no pagination), November 2003.

Wimmer, Adi
"Richard Flanagan's Novel and Film The Sound of One Hand Clapping and Australia's Multicultural Film Genre." Westerly: A Quarterly Review, vol. 48, pp. 127-43, November 2003.

Yecies, Brian.
"Projecting Sounds Of Modernity: The Rise Of The Local "Talkie" Technology In The Australian Cinema, 1924-1932." Australian Historical Studies [Australia] 2004 35(123): 54-83. "Discusses the arrival of sound technology in Australian cinemas during 1924-32 and the competition that ensued between Australian and American firms over who would provide the nation's cinemas with sound systems. Two Australian film industry periodicals, Film Weekly and Everyone's, used the metaphor of military conflict to describe this competition, dubbing it the "Talkie War." Adding complexity to the prevailing view that the large American firms Western Electric and RCA conquered the Australian market for sound technology, the article examines some Australian firms that remained competitive during this period and challenged American dominance over the modernization of the Australian film industry at the local level." [Historical Abstracts]

Yue, Audrey
"Asian-Australian Cinema, Asian-Australian Modernity." Journal of Australian Studies (June 2000): p190. (6372 words)

New Zealand: Books

Aotearoa and the sentimental strine : making films in Australia & New Zealand in the silent period
Editor of the catalogue, Jonathan Dennis. Wellington, Aotearoa, NZ : Moa Films, c1993.
PFA : PN1993.5.N43 A28 1993

Blythe, Martin J.
Naming the other : images of the Maori in New Zealand film and television Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press, 1994.
MAIN: DU423.A1 B59 1994

Bradbury, Keith
"Australian and New Zealand Animation." In: Animation in Asia and the Pacific / edited by John A. Lent. pp. 207-22. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2001.
Main Stack NC1765.A538 2001
PFA NC1765.A538 2001

Celluloid dreams : a century of film in New Zealand
[Geoffrey B. Churchman, editor in chief]. Wellington : IPL Books, 1997.
MAIN: PN1993.5.N43 C46 1997

Collier, Gordon
"Catching Up on the Third World? Post-Coloniality in the Cinema of the Settler Colonies." In: Borderlands: Negotiating Boundaries in Post-Colonial Writing / edited by Monika Reif-Hulser. pp. 227-45. msterdam ; Atlanta, GA : Rodopi: Rodopi, 1999
Main Stack PN56.B74.B67 1999

Cinema of Unease and 40,000 Years of Dreaming [video recording]
Cinema of unease: A personal journey by Sam Neill to the landscape of his native New Zealand where he examines the emerging national film culture and pays tribute to film pioneers Rudall Hayward and John O'Shea, while focusing on the extraordinary growth of New Zealand cinema in the last two decades.

40,000 years of dreaming, a century of Australian cinema: George Miller's vivid study of Australian cinema forges a link between the high-tech narratives of and the ancient Aboriginal creation myth of "The dreaming." The film explores an extraordinary national cinema, born at the outset of the century, but barely noticed internationally until the 1970s. VIDEO/C MM443

Hardy, Ann
"Heroine's journey? Women and spiritual questing in New Zealand film and television, a production study." In: Film studies : women in contemporary world cinema / edited by Alexandra Heidi Karriker. New York : P. Lang, 2002.
Main Stack PN1995.9.W6.F52 2002

Martin, Helen.
New Zealand film, 1912-1996 Auckland ; New York : Oxford, 1997.
MAIN: PN1993.5.N43 M27 1997

Moran, Albert.
Historical dictionary of Australian and New Zealand cinema Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2005.
MAIN: PN1993.5.A8 M66 2005

Robson, Jocelyn.
Girls' own stories : Australian and New Zealand women's films London : Scarlet Press, c1997.
MAIN: PN1993.5.A8 R63 1997

Shepard, Deborah.
Reframing women : a history of New Zealand film Auckland : HarperCollinsPublishers (New Zealand), 2000.
MAIN: PN1993.5.N43 S44 2000

Wilson, Janet.
"Pathologies of Violence: Religion and Postcolonial Identity in New Zealand Cinema." In: Representing religion in world cinema : filmmaking, mythmaking, culture making / edited by S. Brent Plate. 1st Palgrave Macmillan ed. New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.
Main Stack PN1995.5.R47 2003

New Zealand: Journal Articles

Brookes, Barbara
"Which Barrier was Broken?: Broken Barrier and New Zealand Cinema in the 1950s." New Zealand Journal of History, Oct2010, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p121-137, 17p
UC users only

Cameron, Allan.
"The Locals and the global: transnational currents in contemporary New Zealand horror." Studies in Australasian Cinema, 2010, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p55-72, 18p
UC users only

Cleveland, Les
"What They Liked: Movies and Modernity Downunder." Journal of Popular Culture, vol. 36, no. 4, pp. 756-79, Spring 2003.

Conrich, Ian.
"Australian And New Zealand Cinema." Post Script, Winter-Summer2005, Vol. 24 Issue 2/3, p3-7, 5p
UC users only
The article discusses the evolution of cinema in Australia and New Zealand. The two cinemas have generally been presented as historically detached. Yet, throughout the evolution of these national cinemas, there have been continual links in production and personnel. Both nations share a use of powerful landscapes.

Dixon, Wheeler W.
"John O'Shea and the Tradition of New Zealand Cinema." Popular Culture Review, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 1-12, February 2000.

Duff, Alan
"L. A. Down Under." Cinema Papers, vol. 136, pp. 26-27, December 2000.

Grant, Barry Keith.
"New Zealand Film and Questions of Genre." Film International (16516826), 2008, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p14-22, 9p;
UC users only
The writer discusses the manner in which New Zealand's genre films constitute an embattled site wherein national cultural identity is enacted and negotiated.

Jones, Stan.
"Go Ape! The Identity of New Zealand Filmmaking post-Rings." Metro, Winter2006, Issue 148, p132-138, 7p
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The article focuses on the Prime Minister's actions in the filmmaking industry in New Zealand. Prime Minister of New Zealand Helen Clark, also a minister for the Arts, Culture and Heritage, noted that the government's investment in the country's film industry has a huge potential to boost new jobs and opportunities and can make a significant contribution to the economy and export earnings.

Matthews, Philip
"Fast, Cheap and Out of Control: Three Films from New Zealand's Digital Video 'Revolution'." Senses of Cinema: An Online Film Journal Devoted to the Serious and Eclectic Discussion of Cinema, vol. 31, pp. (no pagination), Spring 2004.
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Mazer, Sharon L.
"Documenting the Other Others in Bicultural New Zealand." Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition, and Culture, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 382-91, Fall 2002.

Molloy, Maureen
"Death and the Maiden: The Feminine and the Nation in Recent New Zealand Films." Vol. 25, No. 1 (Autumn, 1999), pp. 153-170
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"New Zealand women & film: New Zealand's internationally acclaimed women filmmakers pride themselves on their unique perspective." Variety 394.10 (April 19, 2004): p18(1). (1012 words)

Read, Lynette 'Rain and the tradition of art cinema in New Zealand (1)." (New Zealand In Focus). (Critical Essay). Metro Magazine 136 (Spring 2003): p82(4). (3571 words)

"Stubborn passions: gender imbalance in the New Zealand feature film industry." (Special Issue on Literature). Women's Studies Journal 14.2 (Spring 1998): p129(22).
"The period of 1992-1997 has shown a marked decline in the number of women directing motion pictures made in New Zealand. This is largely the influence of New Right political and economic ideologies that insist a free market offers opportunities regardless of gender or other factors. These political positions also deprive such bodies as the Film Commission and Creative New Zealand of government support." [Expanded Academic Index]

Taylor, Tadgh
"The Quite American: a critique in three parts." (Australian And New Zealand Cinema). Metro Magazine 135 (Wntr 2003): p42(6). (1530 words)

Articles/Reviews About Individual Directors/Films

Peter Jackson

Heavenly Creatures

Alemany-Galway, Mary.
"Peter Jackson as a Postcolonial Filmmaker: National Cinema and Hollywood Genres." Post Script: Essays in Film and the Humanities, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 31-43, 2006 Winter-Spring
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Bennett, James.
"Medicine, Sexuality, and High Anxiety in 1950s New Zealand: Peter Jackson's 'Heavenly Creatures' (1994)." Health & History: Journal of the Australian & New Zealand Society for the History of Medicine, 2006, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p147-175, 29p
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Columpar, Corinn.
"'Til Death Do Us Part: Identity and Friendship in Heavenly Creatures." In: Sugar, spice, and everything nice : cinemas of girlhood / edited by Frances Gateward and Murray Pomerance. Detroit : Wayne State University Press, c2002.
Main (Gardner) Stacks PN1995.9.G57 S84 2002

Creed, Barbara
"Bad Taste and Antipodal Inversion: Peter Jackson's Colonial Suburbs." Postcolonial Studies, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 61-68, 2000 Apr

Elleray, Michelle
"Heavenly Creatures in Godzone." In: Out takes : essays on queer theory and film / edited by Ellis Hanson. Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 1999.
Main (Gardner) Stacks PN1995.9.H55 O88 1999 AVAILABLE
Pacific Film Archive PN1995.9.H55 O88 1999

Guzik, Elizabeth
"The Queer Sort of Fandom for Heavenly Creatures: The Closeted Indigene, Lesbian Islands, and New Zealand National Cinema." In: Postcolonial and queer theories : intersections and essays / edited by John C. Hawley. Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2001.
Main (Gardner) Stacks PN56.H57 P67 2001

Henderson, Jennifer.
"Hose stalking: "Heavenly Creatures" as feminist horror." Canadian Journal of Film Studies, 1997, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p43-60, 18p

Jay, Betty.
"'Let's Moider Mother': Heavenly Creatures and the Politics of Delusion." Genders, vol. 42, pp. 35 paragraphs, 2005

McDonnell, Brian.
"The physician who assumed his patient's fever: Peter Jackson's narrative strategy in Heavenly Creatures." Studies in Australasian Cinema, 2007, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p161-173, 13p
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Molloy, Maureen
"Death and the Maiden: The Feminine and the Nation in Recent New Zealand Films." Signs, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 153-70, 1999 Fall
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Roth, Bennett E.
""Heavenly Creatures": female adolescence viewed darkly." Psychoanalytic Review, 1995, Vol. 82 Issue 4, p624-627, 4p

Rueschmann, Eva
"Sorophilia and Matricide: Shared Fantasies in Heavenly Creatures and Sister My Sister." In: Sisters on screen : siblings in contemporary cinema / Eva Rueschmann. Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2000.
Main (Gardner) Stacks PN1995.9.S55 R84 2000

Stockton, Kathryn Bond.
"Feeling Like Killing?: Queer Temporalities of Murderous Motives among Queer Children" GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian & Gay Studies, 2007, Vol. 13 Issue 2/3, p301-325, 25p
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Thornley, Davinia.
"Executing the Commoners: Examining Class in Heavenly Creatures." In: Film studies : women in contemporary world cinema / edited by Alexandra Heidi Karriker. New York : P. Lang, c2002.
Main (Gardner) Stacks PN1995.9.W6 F52 2002

Wen, Patrick.
"Dirty Minded Girls Who Wrote Novels Full of Murder: Uncertain Self-Difference and Problematic Representation in the Parker/Hulme Murder Case." LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory, Jul-Sep2004, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p241-252, 12p UC users only

Wu, Harmony
"Trading in Horror, Cult, and Matricide: Peter Jackson's Phenomenal Bad Taste and New Zealand's Fantasies of Inter/national Cinematic Success." In: Defining cult movies : the cultural politics of oppositional taste / edited by Mark Jancovich ... [et al.]. Manchester, UK ; New York : Manchester University Press : Distributed exclusively in the USA by Palgrave, 2003.
Main (Gardner) Stacks PN1995.9.S284 D44 2003

Lord of the Rings series

See Literary Adaptations

Jane Campion

See separate Jane Campion Bibliography

Peter Weir

Al di la del visibile : il cinema di Peter Weir = Beyond the visible : the cinema of Peter Weir
a cura di Luisa Ceretto, Andrea Morini. Bologna : Ente Mostra internazionale del cinema libero, 1999.
MAIN: PN1998.3.W44 A42 1999

Amongst friends : Australian and New Zealand voices from America
Edited by Patty O'Brien and Bruce Vaughn. Dunedin, N.Z. : University of Otago Press, 2005.
Main Stack DU418.A48 2005
Contributors: Michael Thawley, John Wood, David Malouf, Christopher Pugsley, Peter Weir, Peter Cosgrove, Carey Adamson, David Walker, Barry Gustafson, Michael Crommelin, Michael Bassett, Michael King, James Belich, Keith Sorrenson. "This volume contains diverse essays, speeches and lectures on aspects of Australia and New Zealand by leading academic, cultural, professional and military experts."

Benvegnu, Massimo
Filmare l'anima : il cinema di Peter Weir Alessandria : Falsopiano, 1997.
MAIN: PN1998.3.W44 B4 1997

Bliss, Michael
Dreams within a dream : the films of Peter WeirCarbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, c2000.
MAIN: PN1998.3.W44 B58 2000

Bliss, Michael
"Keeping a Sense of Wonder: Interview with Peter Weir." Film Quarterly, vol. 53, no. 1, pp. 2-11, Fall 1999.
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Brereton, Pat
"An Ecological Approach to the Cinema of Peter Weir" Quarterly Review of Film and Video, vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 120-134, 2011 Mar
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Dempsey, Michael; Peter Weir
"Inexplicable Feelings: An Interview with Peter Weir." Film Quarterly Vol. 33, No. 4, Giant Film Book Round-Up! (Summer, 1980), pp. 2-11
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"Dialogue on film: Peter Weir." [interview]. American Film v. 11 (March 1986) p. 13-15

Fonda-Bonardi, Claudia; Fonda-Bonardi, Peter
"The Birth of a Nation: An Interview with Peter Weir." Cineaste: America's Leading Magazine on the Art and Politics of the Cinema, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 41-42, 1982.

Gauper, Stephanie
"Aborigine Spirituality as the Grounding Theme in the Films of Peter Weir." (bibliography included)(Critical Essay). The Midwest Quarterly 42.2 (Wntr 2001): p212. (5727 words)

Haltof, Marek.
Peter Weir : when cultures collide. New York : Twayne ; London : Prentice Hall International, c1996.
MAIN: PN1998.3.W44 H36 1996; MOFF: PN1998.3.W44 H36 1996

Hentzi, Gary
"Peter Weir and the Cinema of New Age Humanism." Film Quarterly Vol. 44, No. 2 (Winter, 1990), pp. 2-12
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Joyce, Richard; Ebersole, Samuel E.
"Morphing Inside Out: The Image of the Outsider in the Films of Peter Weir." In: The image of the outsider in literature, media, and society : selected papers / edited by Will Wrigh Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Social Imagery. Conference (12th : 2002 : Colorado Springs, Colo.) Pueblo, Colo. : Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Social Imagery, [2002]
Main (Gardner) Stacks PN56.5.O95 S63 2002

McGilligan, Patrick
"Under Weir." Film Comment Vol XXII nr 6 (Nov-Dec 1986); p 23-24,26-30,32
Australian director P.W. discusses his work and the cinematic and cultural influences upon it.

Rayner, Jonathan.
The films of Peter Weir. New York : Continuum, c2003.
MAIN: PN1998.3.W44 R39 2003
MAIN: PN1998.3.W44 R39 1998 [earlier edition]

Sheckels, Theodore F.
"Fear in Peter Weir's Australian Films: A Matter of Control." Antipodes: A North American Journal of Australian Literature, vol. 23, no. 1, pp. 75-80, 2009 June
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Dead Poets Society

Ansen, David
"Dead Poets Society." Newsweek v113.n24 (June 12, 1989): pp67(1).

Blake, Richard A.
"Dead Poets Society." America v161.n2 (July 15, 1989): pp40(1).

Brain, Richard
"Dead Poets Society." Times Literary Supplement n4513 (Sept 29, 1989 n4513): pp1063(1).

Carton, Evan
"Dead Poets Society." Tikkun v4.n6 (Nov-Dec 1989): pp64(4).

Collins, Mark
"Instructional Materials: Make-Believe in "Dead Poets Society"." The English Journal Vol. 78, No. 8 (Dec., 1989), pp. 74-75
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Cross, Steven M. "Dead Poets Do Tell Tales." The English Journal Vol. 84, No. 7 (Nov., 1995), pp. 84-86
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Geduld, Harry M.
"Dead Poets Society." The Humanist v49.n5 (Sept-Oct 1989): pp41(2).

Kael, Pauline
"Dead Poets Society." The New Yorker v65.n19 (June 26, 1989): pp70(2).

Kauffmann, Stanley
"Dead Poets Society." The New Republic v200.n26 (June 26, 1989): pp26(2). (794 words)

Raushenbush, B.
"Dead poets society." Cineaste v. 17 no. 3 (1990) p. 43-4

Schickel, Richard
"Dead Poets Society." Time v133.n23 (June 5, 1989): pp78(1). (518 words)

Simon, John
"Dead Poets Society." National Review v41.n17 (Sept 15, 1989): pp54(2). (1766 words)
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Travers, Peter
"Dead Poets Society." Rolling Stone n555 (June 29, 1989 n555): pp29(1).

"Trying to find Dead Poets' voices." (film director Peter Weir's body of work). Insight on the News v5.n25 (June 19, 1989): pp57(1).

Gallipoli

Bliss, Michael.
Dreams within a dream : the films of Peter Weir Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, c2000.
MAIN: PN1998.3.W44 B58 2000

Gillard, Garry
"A sort of war memorial on celluloid: Gallipoli." (FILM AS TEXT). Australian Screen Education 38 (Spring 2005): p129(3). (1906 words)
UC users only

Haltof, Marek
"Gallipoli, mateship, and the construction of Australian national identity. (In Quest of Self-identity)." Journal of Popular Film and Television v21.n1 (Spring 1993): pp27(11). (5858 words)
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Haltof, Marek
"In Quest of Self-Identity: Gallipoli, Mateship, and the Construction of Australian National Identity." Journal of Popular Film and Television, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 27-36, Spring 1993.

Haltof, Marek
Peter Weir : when cultures collide New York : Twayne ; London : Prentice Hall International, c1996.
MAIN: PN1998.3.W44 H36 1996
MOFF: PN1998.3.W44 H36 1996

Henderson, Gerard
"The Anzac Legend after Gallipoli." Quadrant, vol. 26, no. 7, pp. 62-64, Summer 1982.

Hentzi, Gary.
"Peter Weir and the cinema of new age humanism." Film Quarterly, 1990/91, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p2-12, 11p
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Jackson, Kenneth J.
"Gallipoli." In: Past imperfect : history according to the movies / general editor, Mark C. Carnes ; edited by Ted Mico, John Miller-Monzon, and David Rubel. New York : H. Holt, 1995.
Main Stack PN1995.9.H5.P37 1995
Moffitt PN1995.9.H5.P37 1995
Compar Ethn PN1995.9.H5.P37 1995

Lohrey, Amanda
"Gallipoli: Male Innocence as a Marketable Commodity." Island Mag., vol. 9, pp. 29-34, March 1982.

McDonald, Neil
"Peter Weir's Master and Commander." (Film)(Critical Essay). Quadrant 48.1-2 (Jan-Feb 2004): p90(4). (2613 words)

Niemi, Robert.
"Gallipoli." In: History in the media : film and television Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2006.
MAIN: PN1995.9.H5 N54 2006

"Peter Weir on Gallipoli: "I felt somehow I was really touching history." Literature/Film Quarterly. 1981. Vol. 9, Iss. 4; p. 213 (5 pages)
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Rayner, Jonathan (Jonathan R.)
The films of Peter Weir New York : Continuum, c2003.
MAIN: PN1998.3.W44 R39 2003

Stewart, Matthew
"Gallipoli." (Movie Review). History Today 53.2 (Feb 2003): p45(7). (4142 words)
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Travers, T. H. E.
"Gallipoli: Film and the Trasitions of Australian History." Film & History , Feb1984, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p14-20, 7p
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The Last Wave

Keesey, Douglas
"Weir(d) Australia: Picnic at Hanging Rock and The Last Wave." Lit: Literature Interpretation Theory, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 331-46, Winter 1998.

Smith, Evans-Lansing
"Re-figuring revelation." In: Figuring poesis: a mythical geometry of postmodernism / Evans Lansing Smith.
Main Stack PN98.P67.S66 1997

Thomson, Alistair.
"Gallipoli - A Past That We Can Live By?" Melbourne Historical Journal [Australia] 1982 14: 56-72.
Examines the memories of war as presented in the film Gallipoli and examines how a nation such as Australia must interpret its own past and portray its own history.

Travers, T. H. E.
"Gallipoli: Film and the Traditions of Australian History." Film & History 1984 14(1): 14-20.
The film Gallipoli (1981) reflects traditional Australian attitudes, particularly as espoused in the Australian Official History by C. E. W. Bean, toward World War I, the Gallipoli campaign, and the Australian volunteers who became involved in the ill-fated assault at the Nek on 7 August 1915.

Picnic at Hanging Rock

Barrett, Donald
"Picnicking with E. M. Forster, Joan Lindsay et al." LiNQ, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 79-86, 1987.

Bruzzi, Stella Bruzzi, Stella
"Desire and the costume film: Picnic at hanging rock, The age of innocence, The piano." In: The film cultures reader / edited by Graeme Turner. London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.
Main Stack PN1994.F4384 2002
PFA PN1994.F4384 2002

Brylla, Catalin
"How Are Film Endings Shaped by Their Socio-Historical Context? (Part I)." Image (&) Narrative, vol. 8, pp. (no pagination), 2004.

Brylla, Catalin
"How Are Film Endings Shaped by Their Socio-Historical Context? (Part II)." Image (&) Narrative, vol. 9, pp. (no pagination), 2004.

Haltof, Marek
"A Dream within a Dream." Haltof, Marek, S: European Journal for Semiotic Studies, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 79-93, 1990.A Dream S: European Journal for Semiotic Studies, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 79-93, 1990.

Haltof, Marek
"The Spirit of Australia in Picnic at Hanging Rock: A Case Study in Film Adaptation." Canadian Review of Comparative Literature/Revue Canadienne de Littérature Comparée, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 809-22, September 1996.

Hartigan, Karelisa V.
"Artemis in South Australia: Classical Allusions in Picnic at Hanging Rock." Classical and Modern Literature: A Quarterly, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 93-98, Fall 1990.

Keesey, Douglas
"Weir(d) Australia: Picnic at Hanging Rock and The Last Wave." Lit: Literature Interpretation Theory, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 331-46, Winter 1998.

Kirkby, Joan
"Old Orders, New Lands: The Earth Spirit in Picnic at Hanging Rock." Australian Literary Studies, vol. 8, pp. 255-68, 1978.

Novak, Glenn D.; Breen, Myles P.
"Anti-Melodramatic Realism and Narrative Ambiguity in Peter Weir's Picnic at Hanging Rock." West Georgia College Review, vol. 20, pp. 1-14, May 1990.

O'Neill, Terence
"Literary Cousins: Nuns in Jeopardy and Picnic at Hanging Rock." Australian Literary Studies, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 375-378, May 1982.

Tibbetts, John C.
"Adaptation Redux: Hanging Rock on Video." Literature/Film Quarterly, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 155-56, 1999.
A re-release of Peter Weir's 1976 film, Picnic at Hanging Rock, will allow viewers to once again experience the story of the disappearance of a group of students in Australia at the turn of the century. Like most of Weir's work, the ending of the film is ambiguous, leaving open to interpretation the theme of European civilization's clash with Australia's indigenous culture.

Wainwright, J. A.
"Desolation Angels-World and Earth in Picnic at Hanging Rock." Antipodes: A North American Journal of Australian Literature, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 121-23, December 1996.

The Truman Show

Allen, Richard
"The Truman Show." Commonweal 125.n14 (August 14, 1998): pp20(2). (1562 words)
UC users only

Bliss, Michael
"Keeping a sense of wonder: an interview with Peter Weir." Film Quarterly Vol LIII nr 1 (Fall 1999); p 2-11
Interview with Peter Weir which focuses on "The Truman Show", incl. the film's background,

Cardullo, Robert James
"The Truman Show." The Hudson Review 51.4 (Wntr 1999): p743(8).

Castle, Robert.
"Performance World: The Truman Show's Sociology." Bright Lights Film Journal, Aug2005 Issue 49, p70-76, 7p

Corliss, Richard
"The Truman Show." Time v151.n21 (June 1, 1998): pp76(4).

Cunningham, Douglas A.
"A theme park built for one: the New Urbanism vs. Disney design in The Truman Show." Critical Survey 17.1 (Jan 2005): p109(22). (8064 words)
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Douglas-Fairhurst, Robert
"The Truman Show." TLS.Times Literary Supplement n4985 (Oct 16, 1998 n4985): pp21(1).

Elliott, Neil
"The Truman Show." Sojourners 27.5 (Sept-Oct 1998): p75(2).

Felperin, Leslie
"The Truman Show." Sight and Sound v8.n10 (Oct 1998): pp36(21).

Giles, Jeff .
"This Is Your Life." Newsweek v131.n22 (June 1, 1998): pp62(1). (1200 words)

Hammett, Jennifer
"You Never Had a Camera Inside My Head": The Masculine Subject of the Postmodern Sublime Criticism - Volume 45, Number 1, Winter 2003, pp. 75-87 - Article
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Kafalenos, Emma Mellard 1939-
"The Power of Double Coding to Represent New Forms of Representation: The Truman Show, Dorian Gray, "Blow-Up," and Whistler's Caprice in Purple and Gold." Poetics Today - Volume 24, Number 1, Spring 2003, pp. 1-33 -
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"Doubly coded artworks—artworks that are embedded in other artworks—sometimes represent an art form (a medium, a genre) that at the time they are made cannot be represented except through double coding. The phenomenon is rare and occurs only when several conditions are met. First, in the doubly coded (embedded) section, the subordination of one voice to the other voice is so extreme that the section can be likened to a duet sung by one voice. This hierarchical relation in which the materiality of the representation is fully controlled by the embedding voice permits a filmmaker or visual artist or fiction writer to speak or embody a world-making voice other than her or his own. The final requirement for double coding to enable representation of a new art form is the imaginative leap of a perceiver, who interprets the artwork in the fictional world (the artwork made by the fictional world-making voice) as an example of a new art form potentially capable of independent existence in our world." [Project Muse]

Kaufman, Gerald
"The Truman Show." New Statesman (1996) v127.n4406 (Oct 9, 1998): pp36(2). (1040 words)

Kauffmann, Stanley
"The Truman Show." The New Republic v218.n26 (June 29, 1998): pp22(2). (1253 words)
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Klawans, Stuart
"The Truman Show." The Nation v266.n23 (June 29, 1998): pp35(2). (1160 words)
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Knox, Simone.
"Reading The Truman Show Inside Out." Film Criticism, Fall2010, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p1-23, 23p
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The article examines the film "The Truman Show," by Peter Weir released in 1998. It cites its stylistic choices in its connection with the television program "The Truman Show." It explores the limits of the film, the show-within-a-film and the binary oppositions in the film. The author argues that the film subtly reveals the conflict between cinema and television, disruption and stability, and reality and simulation.

McGregor, Peter
"The Truman Show as a study of 'the Society of the Spectacle'." (Film As Text)(Critical Essay). Australian Screen Education 32 (Spring 2003): p112(4). (1836 words)

Porton, Richard
"The Truman Show." Cineaste 23.4 (Fall 1998): p48(2). (1760 words)
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Romney, Jonathan
"The new paranoia." Film Comment v. 34 no. 6 (November/December 1998) p. 39-43 "In 1990s film paranoia, the stakes appear to be simultaneously more rarefied and more fundamental than they once were. Current paranoia movies have less to do with the political anxieties that lay at the root of their 1970s predecessors and more to do with the feeling that there is little verifiable reality in the screen image itself and, therefore, in the world that is known through visual media. This sense is enhanced by computer generated imagery, which presents the viewer with a degree of cinematic unreality that is qualitatively different from the cinematic illusionism of the past. Consequently, there is a question of whether anything, any image, any evidence of the state of things is trustworthy. The writer discusses three recent movies that address the questionable surface of reality and the possibility that it might all turn out to be fabrication: The Game, The Truman Show, and Dark City." [Art Index]

Simon, John
"The Truman Show." National Review v50.n12 (July 6, 1998): pp55(2).

Steyn, Mark
"The Truman Show." Spectator v281.n8879 (Oct 10, 1998): pp58(2).

Travers, Peter
"The Truman Show." Rolling Stone n789 (June 25, 1998 n789): pp99(2).

Whitehouse, Charles
"Bubble boy." (movie 'The Truman Show'). Sight and Sound v8.n8 (August 1998): pp8(3)
Film reviewers have felt that 'The Truman Show' offers a satirical view of the world of TV programming. In this movie, the life of Truman Burbank, played by Jim Carrey, is filmed and broadcasted to millions of viewers. The plot is typical of Peter Weir's directorial style as seen from his other works such as 'Dead Poets Society' and 'Fearless.' This film has been considered as one of the best movies released in 1998.

Blake, Richard
"Wrestling With God." America v179.n2 (July 18, 1998): pp19(1). (1453 words)
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Witness

Ahlberg, Sofia
"Witness the spectator." (NSW Film As Text)(Critical Essay). Australian Screen Education 30 (Summer 2003): p131(3). (2243 words)

Hostetter, Robert
"A controversial 'Witness.'" (film's exploitation of the Amish). The Christian Century v102.(April 10,

Kael Pauline
"Witness." The New Yorker v61.(Feb 25, 1985): pp78(4).

Kauffmann, Stanley
"Witness." The New Republic v192.(Feb 18, 1985): pp24(2). (774 words)

Kroll, Jack
"Witness." Newsweek v105.(Feb 11, 1985): pp73(1).

McGowan, John P.
"Looking at the (Alter)natives: Peter Weir's Witness." Chicago Review, vol. 35, no. 3, pp. 36-47, Spring 1986.
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Schickel Richard
"Witness." Time v125.(Feb 18, 1985): pp90(2). (550 words)

Sragow, M.
"Witness." Film Comment v. 21 (May/June 1985) p. 5-6+

Simon, John
"Witness." National Review v37.(April 5, 1985): pp56(3). (1198 words)

Winer, Robert
"Witnessing and bearing witness: the ontogeny of encounter in the films of Peter Weir." In: Images in our souls : Cavell, psychoanalysis, and cinema / edited by Joseph H. Smith, William Kerrigan. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1987.
Educ/Psych BF173.A2.P7 v.10

The Year of Living Dangerously

Bliss, Michael.
Dreams within a dream : the films of Peter Weir Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, c2000.
MAIN: PN1998.3.W44 B58 2000

Campbell, Felicia.
"Silver screen, shadow play: The tradition of the wayang kulit in The Year of Living Dangerously." Journal of Popular Culture. Summer 1994. Vol. 28, Iss. 1; p. 163 (7 pages)
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Chua, Siew Keng.
"A half opened door: Australian perspectives on Asia." Cinemaya, Autumn/Winter 1992/93, Issue 17/18, p28-31, 4p

Collins, Felicity.
"The Year of Living Dangerously." In: The cinema of Australia and New Zealand / edited by Geoff Mayer & Keith Beattie. London ; New York : Wallflower Press, 2007.
Main (Gardner) Stacks PN1993.5.A8 C55 2007

Corliss, Richard
"The Year of Living Dangerously." Time v121.(Jan 17, 1983): pp63(1). (607 words)

Cossa, Frank.
"Lost Girls, Dead Poets, Last Waves: Twenty Years of Living Dangerously in the Films of Peter Weir." Kinema, Fall98, Issue 10, p52-59, 8p

Ehrlich, Linda C.; Dungan, David.
""The Year of Living Dangerously": an East-West dialectic." New Orleans Review, 1992, Vol. 19 Issue 3/4, p118-124, 7p

Elitzik, Paul.
"The Year of Living Dangerously." Cineaste, 1983, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p43-45, 3p

Farnsworth, Rodney.
"An Australian Cultural Synthesis: Wayang, The Hollywood Romance, and The Year of Living Dangerously." Literature/Film Quarterly. 1996. Vol. 24, Iss. 4; p. 348 (12 pages)
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Haltof, Marek.
Peter Weir : when cultures collide New York : Twayne ; London : Prentice Hall International, c1996.
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Hentzi, Gary.
"Peter Weir and the cinema of new age humanism." Film Quarterly, 1990/91, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p2-12, 11p
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Joyce, Hester.
"The Year of Living Dangerously." In: The cinema of Australia and New Zealand / edited by Geoff Mayer & Keith Beattie. London ; New York : Wallflower Press, 2007.
Main (Gardner) Stacks PN1993.5.A8 C55 2007

Kael, Pauline.
"The Torrid Zone" (Current Cinema) New Yorker, 2/21/83, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p120-125, 6p

Orr, John
"Peter Weir's Version: The Year of Living Dangerously." In: Cinema and fiction : new modes of adapting, 1950-1990 / edited by John Orr and Colin Nicholson. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, c1992.
Main Stack PN1995.3.C56 1992

Rayner, Jonathan (Jonathan R.)
The films of Peter Weir New York : Continuum, c2003.
MAIN: PN1998.3.W44 R39 2003

Spring, Lori.
"The Other Dream: The Year of Living Dangerously." Cineaction, Winter86, Issue 3/4, p58-71, 14p

Mad Max Films

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Broken English

Lane, Anthony
"Broken English." The New Yorker v73.n11 (May 12, 1997): pp106(1).

Maslin, Janet
"A Freedom Fighter for Love." Migration World Magazine v25.n4 (May-June 1997): pp46(1). (700 words)
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Miller, Laura
"Broken English." Sight and Sound v7.n8 (August 1997): pp42(2).

Once Were Warriors

Adah, Anthony
"Post- and re-colonizing Aotearoa screen: violence and identity in Once were warriors and What becomes of the broken hearted?" Film Criticism v. 25 no. 3 (Spring 2001) p. 46-58
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"An analysis of violence and identity in Lee Tamahori's 1994 film Once Were Warriors and Ian Mune's 1999 film What Becomes of the Broken Hearted? The writer considers the explanatory adequacy of conceptualizing violence as a way of articulating the anxieties and desires prevalent in forming identity and self-determination. He analyzes these two films, which represent violence and Maori identity in New Zealand. He contends that Once Were Warriors alleviates the thirst for identity and meaning in several important scenes, which temper and comment on the film's graphic violence and indicate that Tamahori is engaged in a postcolonial project. He argues that the absence of parallels to this in Mune's film, in which the graphic violence is emphatically gratuitous, inscribes What Becomes of the Broken Hearted? as a recolonization of the Maori screen." [Art Index]

Brown, Ruth.
"Closing the gaps: 'Once Were Warriors' from book to film and beyond." JNZL: Journal of New Zealand Literature 17 (Summer 1999): 141(15).
Alan Duff's 1991 novel 'Once Were Warriors' was adapted into a film in 1994. While both versions rely on social realism, the film moves away from connection with New Zealand life to a celebration of New Zealand art, portraying violence as an issue of national pride.

Columpar, C.
"Taking Care of Her Green Stone Wall": The Experience of Space in "Once Were Warriors". Quarterly Review of Film and Video v. 24 no. 5 (2007) p. 463-74
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"The article analyzes the use of space motion picture "Once Were Warriors." The motion pictures focuses on domestic violence in a Maori family in New Zealand. Motion picture critic Jane Smith comments that the motion picture suggests that violence is caused by imperialist oppression on Maori culture. The author suggests the use of boundaries in the motion picture symbolizes the divisions between the family and the outside world. She comments that the film depicts domestic violence in increasingly smaller physical areas to symbolize its presence in all aspects of domestic life. She comments that the decision by director Lee Tamahori on the ending of the motion picture is melodramatic." [Film & Television Literature Index]

De Souza, Pascale
"Maoritanga in "Whale Rider" and "Once Were Warriors": a problematic rebirth through female leaders." Studies in Australasian Cinema v. 1 no. 1 (2007) p. 15-27
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"Whale Rider and Once Were Warriors portray families who struggle to reconcile their Maori identity with life in twentieth-century Aotearoa/New Zealand. The two movies mirror one another in so far as the former features a Maori chief struggling to prevent the loss of Maori culture within his rural tribal group while the latter follows a nuclear family struggling to reconcile its urban identity with its rural Maori roots. Both movies pit an image of the city as an urban ghetto associated with 'social deprivation and lack of traditional culture' against that of the country as a site of 'Maori cultural identity and salvation' (Spooner 2001: 95). The task of reconciling both falls to women who must undergo symbolical and/or actual death before being reborn as leaders. Though both movies conclude on a hopeful note, the path to reconciliation they suggest points 'to a contradiction which continues unresolved in practical reality' (Webster 1998: 39) and fails to address issues inherent in the concept of Maoritanga." [Art Index]

Francke, Lizzie
"Once were warriors." Sight & Sound v. ns5 (April 1995) p. 50-1
"Lee Tamahori's Once Were Warriors is set in a Maori community that is disenfranchised through economics and race. The film is a woman's comment on the status quo, gaining much of its dynamism from Rena Owen's sparky performance as the matriarch, Beth. It is also concerned with male codes of behavior and social emasculation. The film's final diagnosis is spiritual loss, particularly of a kind associated with the land." [Art Index]

Gillard, Garry.
"'It's the way things are': Once Were Warriors." Australian Screen Education 39 (Summer 2005): 119(5).

Goldson, Annie.
"The New Zealand buddy movie: men, cars and the rise (and fall) of the feminist thriller." Hecate 21.n1 (May 1995): 137(9).
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Gump, James O.
"Once Were Warriors." American Historical Review 100.n4 (Oct 1995): 1217(3).

Joyce, Hester.
"Out from nowhere: Pakeha anxieties in Ngati (Barclay, 1987), Once Were Warriors (Tamahori, 1994) and Whale Rider (Caro, 2002)." Studies in Australasian Cinema, 2009, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p239-250, 12p; DOI: 10.1 386/sac.3.3.239_1
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McKenzie, Stuart.
"Warrior cast." (films of Lee Tamahori) Artforum International 33.n6 (Feb 1995): 64(4).

Molloy, Maureen
"Death and the Maiden: The Feminine and the Nation in Recent New Zealand Films." Signs, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 153-70, Fall 1999
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Sklar, Robert
" Social Realism with Style: An Interview with Lee Tamahori." Cineaste, vol. 21, no. 3, pp. 25-27, 1995

Thompson, Kirsten Moana
"Once Were Warriors: New Zealand's First Indigenous Blockbuster." In: Movie blockbusters / edited by Julian Stringer. London ; New York : Routledge, 2003.
Main Stack PN1993.5.A1.M68 2003

Thompson, Kirsten Moana
"Alan Duff: The Book, the Film, the Interview: The Controversial Author of Once Were Warriors (UPQ) Talks to the Editor of Meanjin." Meanjin, vol. 54, no. 1, pp. 6-13, 1995

Thornley, Davinia
"White, brown or "coffee"? revisioning race in Tamahori's Once were warriors." Film Criticism v. 25 no. 3 (Spring 2001) p. 22-36
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"A discussion of the portrait of race relations in Lee Tamahori's 1994 film Once Were Warriors. The writer examines how effective Tamahori's vision is in presenting an accurate picture of contemporary race relations and the role they play in shaping New Zealand's understanding of itself as a nation on the verge of the 21st century. He addresses the historical events that brought about the central tenets that have built New Zealand, "whiteness" and social conformity, and shows how this situation has altered in the past 20 years. He considers the production circumstances surrounding the film and how they affected the novel's transition to the screen. Analyzing specific scenes in the film and competing critical reviews and essays, he describes how a cultural product holds different meanings for different groups and how these meanings can be perceived to succeed and fail at the same time." [Art Index]

Turner, Stephen
"Sovereignty, or the Art of Being Native." Cultural Critique, vol. 51, pp. 74-100, Spring 2002
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Turner, Stephen
"Once were English." Meanjin 58.2 (June 1999): 122
This essay examines the representations of New Zealanders and Maoris in film and television with respect to colonialism and national identity. Jane Champion's 'The Piano,' Lee Tamahori's 'Once Were Warriors,' and the television show, 'Xena: Warrior Princess,' are analyzed.

Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith

Donnar, Glen
"ReViewing Jimmie: The Critical Reception of The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith." Senses of Cinema: An Online Film Journal Devoted to the Serious and Eclectic Discussion of Cinema, vol. 45, pp. (no pagination), October 2007

Gupta, Udayan.
"The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith." Cineaste, Fall80, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p37-38, 2p

Hickling-Hudson, Anne.
"White construction of black identity in Australian films about aborigines." Literature Film Quarterly, 1990, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p263, 12p,
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Maddox, Sarah.
"An Underdog of Australian Cinema: Fred Schepisi." Metro Magazine: Media & Education Magazine; Issue 135; Dec 2002; 60-63.

Mishra, Vijay.
"Aboriginal representations in Australian texts." Continuum; 1988/89, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p165-188, 24p
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Wilson, Janet.
"Reconsidering Fred Schepisi's The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (1978): the screen adaptation of Thomas Keneally's novel (1972)." Studies In Australasian Cinema. 1, Issue: 2 August 2007, pp> 191-207
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Rabbit-proof Fence

Aoun, Steven
"Rabbit-Proof Fence." (Video Recording Review) Metro Magazine 136 (Spring 2003): p205(2). (798 words)

Blair, Rachael
"Traumas of Incarceration." Hecate's Australian Women's Book Review. St. Lucia: Jan 2005. Vol. 17, Iss. 1
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Bradbeer, Richard
"In Rabbit-Proof Fence, Philip Noyce successfully brings to a wider audience one of the many tragic and, until recently, untold stories of the Stolen Generation." (Screen Zine)(Critical Essay). Australian Screen Education 31 (Autumn 2003): p122(2). (455 words)

Bull, Simone; and Valerie, Alia
"Unequaled Acts of Injustice: Pan-Indigenous Encounters with Colonial School Systems." Contemporary Justice Review (June 2004)
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"This essay reviews a recent film dealing with the forced removal of Australian Aboriginal children from their communities by the Australian government for the best part of 60 years. It uses the review to draw parallels between Australian Aboriginal 'stolen generations,' the colonial schooling experienced by the indigenous Maori of New Zealand, the 'mission school syndrome' suffered by First Nations people in North America, and the routine punishment for language offenders experienced by the Coorg people from India. Anachronistic as they may seem, such racist policies are not relics of the past but features of modern governance that have only been abandoned relatively recently. In some cases, their ramifications are only just beginning to be felt. Some of the implications for criminology are touched upon. The film is situated in the context of existing video and literary materials dealing with the issue of schooling as a tool for assimilation that readers may find equally informative." [Expanded Academic Index]

Cain, D.
"A Fence Too Far? Postcolonial Guilt and the Myth of Distance in Rabbit Proof Fence." Third Text v. 18 no. 4 (July 2004) p. 297-303
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Collins, Felicity; Davis, Therese.
"Disputing History, Remembering Country in The Tracker and Rabbit-Proof Fence." Australian Historical Studies, Oct2006, Vol. 37 Issue 128, p35-54, 20p
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Deal, Alexandra
"With the permission of the survivors the viewers of Rabbit-Proof Fence bear witness to the human face of a dark time in Australian history." (Screen Zine)(Critical Essay). Australian Screen Education 31 (Autumn 2003): p123(1). (503 words)

Grace, Helen
"Rabbit-Proof Fence: the journey of feeling." Australian Screen Education 36 (Autumn 2004): p143(6). (3696 words)

Hercus, L.
"Rabbit-Proof Fence: A True Story, Now a Major Motion Picture by Phillip Noyce." (Book Review). Aboriginal History 25.(Annual 2001): p297-298

Kauffmann, Stanley
"On Films - Two Kinds of Space." (Movie Review). The New Republic (Dec 23, 2002): p26. (1168 words)

Lydon, Jane
"A strange time machine: The Tracker, Black and White, and Rabbit-Proof Fence." Australian Historical Studies 35.123 (April 2004): p137-148.
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The three films released in 2002, The Tracker, Black and White, and Rabbit-Proof Fence expresses the current preoccupation with how the colonial past has shaped present identity. Such films use a range of cinematic techniques to construct particular relationships between past and present, Aboriginal and White.

Maloney, May
"Rabbit-Proof Fence." (Screen Zine)(Movie Review). Australian Screen Education 31 (Autumn 2003): p122(1). (483 words)

Martin, Adrian
"Bouquet of barbed wire." ('Rabbit-Proof Fence' depicts controversial era of Australia's Stolen Generations). Sight and Sound 12.11 (Nov 2002): p24(3).
A new film from Phillip Noyce, 'Rabbit-Proof Fence,' depicts Australia's practice of relocating Aboriginal children between 1910 and 1970. This practice was meant to breed the blackness out of biracial Aboriginal children. The film focuses on a true story about Molly Craig and her sister and cousin who travel along a fence to find their way home.

McCarthy, Greg.
Australian Cinema and the Spectres of Post-Coloniality: Rabbit-Proof Fence, Australian Rules, the Tracker and Beneath Clouds. London: Sir Robert Menzies Centre 2004
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McFarlane, Brian
"Back tracking: Brian McFarlane considers racial matters and their historical representation in recent Australian cinema." (Cinema). (Critical Essay). Meanjin 62.1 (March 2003): p59(11). (4270 words)

Mitenae
"Christine Olsen Rabbit-Proof Fence." (Movie Review). Australian Screen Education 33 (Winter 2003): p155(2). (1164 words)

Palmer, Dave and Gillard, Garry
"Indigenous youth and ambivalence in some Australian films." Journal of Australian Studies 82 (June 2004): p75(12). (6141 words)

Petzke, Ingo.
"Rabbit-Proof Fence." In: The cinema of Australia and New Zealand / edited by Geoff Mayer & Keith Beattie. London ; New York : Wallflower Press, 2007.
Main (Gardner) Stacks PN1993.5.A8 C55 2007

Robertson, Geoffrey
"The great socialist shame: left-wing thinkers backed policies that tore Aborigine girls from their mothers." (Features). New Statesman (1996) 131.4613 (Nov 11, 2002): p28(1). (884 words)
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Rooney, Monique
""Echoes across the flats": storytelling and Phillip Noyce's Rabbit Proof Fence (2002)." (Essays). Southerly 62.3 (Autumn 2002): p107(13). (4588 words)
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Simmons, Gary
"The other side of the Rabbit-Proof Fence." (Bringing Film Into Focus For Students)(Critical Essay). Australian Screen Education 31 (Autumn 2003): p42(7). (4312 words)

Thorner, Sabra
"Changing the Rules of Engagement: How Rabbit-Proof Fence and Whale Rider Forge a New Dimension of Ethnographic Media." Visual Anthropology Review23:2,137-150
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Villella, Fiona A.
"Long Road Home: Phillip Noyce's Rabbit-Proof Fence." Senses of Cinema: An Online Film Journal Devoted to the Serious and Eclectic Discussion of Cinema, vol. 19, 2002 Mar-Apr

Windschuttle, Keith
"Rabbit-Proof Fence: 'A True Story'?" New Criterion, vol. 21, no. 7, pp. 12-16, March 2003.
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Walkabout

Gillard, Garry
"Walkabout: simply a road movie?" (Film As Text)(Critical Essay). Australian Screen Education 32 (Spring 2003): p96(4). (2078 words)

Hill, Lee
"Nicholas Roeg." (Great Directors - a Critical Databas)Senses of Cinema
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Houston, Beverle
"Cultural and cinematic codes in The man who fell to earth (1976) and Walkabout (1971)." In: Self and cinema : a transformalist perspective / Beverle Houston & Marsha Kinder Pleasantville, NY : Redgrave, c1980
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Simmons, Garry
"Walkabout." (VCE Film As Text)(Critical Essay). Australian Screen Education 29 (Winter 2002): p188(5). (2157 words)

Whale Rider

Ansen, David
"Grrl Power, Kiwi Style: A sweet-smart new film that's been dazzling hard-to-please festival crowds--with an age-old underdog tale." ('Whale Rider')(Movie Review). Newsweek (June 9, 2003): p59. (555 words)
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Beck, Bernard.
"The Sea Around Us: Social Climbing in Seabiscuit, Whale Rider, and Finding Nemo." Multicultural Perspectives, 2004, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p24-27, 4p
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Calder, Peter
"Riding a 'Whale' wave: hits put Kiwis on Hollywood map, but local pix still strapped." (World report: New Zealand). Variety 396.12 (Nov 8, 2004): pA1(2). (1084 words)

Calder, Peter
"Telling their own stories: with country's biggest hits focused on them, Maori seek creative control." (World report: New Zealand). Variety 396.12 (Nov 8, 2004): pA4(1). (463 words)
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Damer, Seán.
"Inside The Whale: A Closer Look aT Whale Rider." Screen Education, 2006 Issue 41, p74-78, 5p

Figueroa, Esther
"Whale Rider." (Movie Review). The Contemporary Pacific 16.2 (Fall 2004): p422(4). (1604 words)
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Garcia, Maria
"Whale Tale: New Zealand's Niki Caro Brings Maori Legend to Life." Film Journal International, vol. 106, no. 6, pp. 16-18, June 2003.
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Gauthier, Jennifer L.
"Indigenous feature films: a new hope for national cinemas?" CineAction 64 (Spring 2004): p63(9). (6551 words)

Gonick, Marnina.
"Indigenizing girl power." Feminist Media Studies; Sep2010, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p305, 15p
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Horton, Andrew.
"Indigenous Stories Reaching Out to the World: New Zealand Ma-ori & Native American Cinemas." World Literature Today, May/Jun2009, Vol. 83 Issue 3, p50-54, 5p
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Jones, Stan.
"Siting Whale Rider: A Survey Of Its Reception In A European Context." British Review Of New Zealand Studies, 2003/2004, Vol. 14, P61-83, 23p
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Joyce, Hester.
"Out from nowhere: Pakeha anxieties in Ngati (Barclay, 1987), Once Were Warriors (Tamahori, 1994) and Whale Rider (Caro, 2002)." Studies in Australasian Cinema, 2009, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p239-250, 12p; DOI: 10.1 386/sac.3.3.239_1
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Kemp, Philip
"Whale Rider." (Movie Review). Sight and Sound 13.8 (August 2003): p63(1).

Krauth, Shan
"'Whale Rider' study guide." Australian Screen Education 36 (Autumn 2004): p60(6). (1961 words)

Message, Kylie
"Whale rider and the politics of location." (Critical Essay). Metro Magazine 136 (Spring 2003): p86(5). (2046 words)

Morris, Paula
"Whale Rider." (Movie Review). Cineaste 29.1 (Winter 2003): p18(3). (1659 words)
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"New Zealand women & film: New Zealand's internationally acclaimed women filmmakers pride themselves on their unique perspective." Variety 394.10 (April 19, 2004): p18(1). (1012 words)

Tayal, Upasana
"Whale Rider." (Movie Review). British Medical Journal 327.7412 (August 23, 2003): p455(1). (481 words)
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Thorner, Sabra
"Changing the Rules of Engagement: How Rabbit-Proof Fence and Whale Rider Forge a New Dimension of Ethnographic Media." Visual Anthropology Review23:2,137-150
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"Whale Rider." (Movie Review). New Internationalist 359 (August 2003): p31(1). (292 words)
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