|Angel Baby 1995 N/R, 105 min.|
Director: Michael Rymer
Cast: John Lynch, Jacqueline McKenzie, Colin Friels, Deborra-Lee Furness, Daniel Daperis, Robyn Nevin, David Argue, Geoff Brooks, Humphrey Bower, Jane Menelaus, Alex Pinder, Marcus Eyre, Heather Bolton, Samuel Johnson, Lesley Baker
Harry (John Lynch) and Kate (Jacqueline McKenzie) are mental patients who meet at an outpatient clinic and fall in love. When Kate becomes pregnant, the couple decides they no longer need their prescribed medications–the results are NOT easy to watch but do provide insights into the worlds of those suffering from mental illness.
|Jindabyne 2006 R, 123 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Ray Lawrence
Cast: Gabriel Byrne, Laura Linney, Deborra-Lee Furness, John(2) Howard, Chris Haywood, Leah Purcell, Stelios Yiakmis, Alice Garner, Simon Stone, Betty Lucas, Eva Lazzaro, Sean Rees-Wemyss, Charles "Bud" Tingwell
Friends Stewart (Gabriel Byrne), Carl (John Howard), Rocco (Stelios Yiakmis), and Billy (Simon Stone) are enjoying a fishing trip near the town of Jindabyne in a remote part of Australia when they discover a young female Aborigine's body floating in the river. Instead of reporting their find immediately, they tie the body to a tree and continue their vacation. When they finally do notify the police, the situation of not reporting the death is met with scorn. Stewart's wife Claire (Laura Linney) is especially concerned, but when she tries to right the wrong, her actions are resented by both the White majorities and the Aborigines in the area.
|Shame 1988 R, 95 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama
Director: Steve Jodrell
Cast: Deborra-Lee Furness, Tony Barry, Simone Buchanan, Gillian Jones, Peter Aanensen, Margaret Ford, David Franklin, Bill McClusky, Allison Taylor, Phil Dean, Stig Wemyss, Douglas Walker, Matthew Quartermaine, Matt Hayden, Warren Jones
A motorcycling lawyer, Asta Cadell (Deborra-Lee Furness), is vacationing when she runs into a group of thugs in a small Australia town. They have been raping and torturing young women, and Asta becomes a heroine who decides to teach them that crime does not pay.
|Sleepwalking 2008 R, 100 min.|
Director: Bill Maher
Cast: Nick Stahl, AnnaSophia Robb, Charlize Theron, Dennis Hopper, Woody Harrelson, Deborra-Lee Furness, Shannon Jardine, Amy Matysio, Callum Keith Rennie, Peter Scoular, Troy Skog, Emily Wees, Geprge Grassick, Mike Ennis, Alexandra Fox
Eleven-year-old Tara (AnnaSophia Robb) is abandoned by her mother Joleen (Charlize Theron) and stays with her Uncle James (Nick Stahl) for awhile. But, James lives on the wrong side of the tracks and is barely eking out a living. Eventually Tara ends up in a foster home where Uncle James visits her for her birthday. After Tara pleads with him, Uncle James for the first time in his life finds a purpose and helps her escape her surroundings. The two hit the road as father and daughter in order to throw off the authorities. They end up at the Utah farmhouse of James' father Grandpa Reedy (Dennis Hopper) who had abused James and Joleen when they were young. The abuse begins again, and more violence is a certainty.
|1. Angel Baby (1995)|
2. Jindabyne (2006)
3. Shame (1988)
4. Sleepwalking (2008)
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