|Japanese Story 2003 R, 105 min.|
Director: Sue Brooks
Cast: Toni Collette, Gotaro Tsunashima, Matthew Dyktynski, Lynette Curran, Yumiko Tanaka, Kate Atkinson, Bill Young, Reg Evans, George Shevtsov, Justine Clarke, John(2) Howard, Mike Frencham
While geologist Sandy Edwards (Toni Collette) tours the Pilhara Desert in Australia with a potential client, Tachibana Hiromitsu (Matthew Dyktynski), in hopes of winning a contract with the Hiromitsu family's iron ore company, a clash of cultures proves inevitable.
|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.
|Young Einstein 1988 PG, 91 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Yahoo Serious
Cast: Yahoo Serious, Odile Le Clezio, John(2) Howard, Pee Wee Wilson, Su Cruickshank, Lulu Pinkus, Kaarin Fairfax, Michael Lake, Jonathan Coleman, Johnny McCall, Michael Blaxland, Ray Fogo, Terry Pead, Alice Pead, Frank McDonald
Young Einstein (Yahoo Serious) is quite precocious, to say the least. One day he accidentally discovers how to split the atom while inserting bubbles in beer. More inventions followed, including rock 'n roll. A bomb, but it may have a limited audience.
|1. Japanese Story (2003)|
2. Jindabyne (2006)
3. Young Einstein (1988)
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