|Directed by||Donald Crombie|
|Produced by||Anthony Buckley|
|Written by||Donald Crombie|
|Based on||The Irishman by Elizabeth O'Conner|
|Starring|| Michael Craig |
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South Australian Film Corporation
The Irishman is an Australian 1978 romantic drama film directed and written by Donald Crombie.
The film is based on the 1960 book by Elizabeth O'Conner,and was written and directed by Donald Crombie for whom it was "a labour of love".
The movie was budgeted at $767,000 but went $800,000 over.It was filmed in May through to July in 1977.
The film was a disappointment at the box office. Crombie later said he thought it was five to ten minutes too long, and suffered from being released soon after The Mango Tree , another coming of age period movie set in Queensland, when there was a backlash against period films.
Bullies is a 1986 Canadian action-drama film about a feud between two families in a small town in a similar vein to the remake of Romeo and Juliet (1968). The film was directed by Paul Lynch, and stars Jonathan Crombie, Janet-Laine Green, Stephen Hunter, and Olivia d'Abo.
Bryan Neathway Brown AM is an Australian actor. He has performed in over eighty film and television projects since the late 1970s, both in his native Australia and abroad. Notable films include Breaker Morant (1980), Give My Regards to Broad Street (1984), F/X (1986), Tai-Pan (1986), Cocktail (1988), Gorillas in the Mist (1988), F/X2 (1991), Along Came Polly (2004), Australia (2008), Kill Me Three Times (2014) and Gods of Egypt (2016). He was nominated for a Golden Globe Award and an Emmy Award for his performance in the television miniseries The Thorn Birds (1983).
Caddie is an Australian film biopic directed by Donald Crombie and produced by Anthony Buckley. Released on 1 April 1976, it is representative of the Australian film renaissance which occurred during that decade. Set mainly in Sydney during the 1920s and 1930s, including the Great Depression, it portrays the life of a young middle class woman struggling to raise two children after her marriage breaks up. Based on Caddie, the Story of a Barmaid, a partly fictitious autobiography of Catherine Beatrice "Caddie" Edmonds, it made Helen Morse a local star and earned Jacki Weaver and Melissa Jaffer each an Australian Film Institute Award.
Dingo is a 1991 Australian film directed by Rolf de Heer and written by Marc Rosenberg. They had previously worked together on Incident at Raven's Gate.
Fatty Finn is a 1980 Australian film, directed by Maurice Murphy and starring Ben Oxenbould with Rebecca Rigg. It is based on the 1930s cartoon-strip character, Fatty Finn, created by Syd Nicholls and is loosely based on the 1927 silent film, The Kid Stakes.
Imogen Annesley is an Australian actress and director who is perhaps best known for her performances in the films Playing Beatie Bow, Howling III: The Marsupials and Queen of the Damned.
Felicity is a 1979 Australian sexploitation film starring Canadian actress Glory Annen and written and directed by John D. Lamond.
The Killing of Angel Street is a 1981 Australian thriller film loosely based on the BLF green bans against development in inner Sydney city waterside suburbs. It briefly touches on the real life disappearance of Juanita Nielsen, an activist against mass development in Sydney in the late 1970s. The film is directed by Donald Crombie and was shot in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. In the commentary on the DVD, the location is incorrectly stated as Edward Street in Balmain (East). The location was, in fact, Weston Street at the end of Paul Street.
The Irishman (1960) is a Miles Franklin Award-winning novel by Australian author Elizabeth O'Conner.
Money Movers is a 1978 Australian crime action drama film directed by Bruce Beresford. The film was based on the 1972 book The Money Movers by Devon Minchin, founder of Metropolitan Security Services. The story deals loosely with two real-life events, the 1970 Sydney Armoured Car Robbery where A$500,000 was stolen from a Mayne Nickless armoured van, and a 1970 incident when A$280,000 was stolen from Metropolitan Security Services' offices by bandits impersonating policemen.
Donald Charles Crombie is an Australian film and television director and screenwriter.
Cathy's Child is a 1979 Australian film, directed by Donald Crombie and starring Michele Fawdon, Alan Cassell and Bryan Brown.
Adam's Woman is a 1970 Australian-American historical drama film directed by Philip Leacock and starring Beau Bridges, Jane Merrow and John Mills. It has been called a "convict Western".
Playing Beatie Bow is a 1986 Australian time travel drama film. It is directed by Donald Crombie and stars Imogen Annesley, Peter Phelps and Mouche Phillips. The screenplay by Peter Gawler and Irwin Lane is based on the 1980 novel of the same name by Ruth Park.
Dead Heart is a 1996 Australian film. It was written and directed by Nick Parsons, and starred Bryan Brown, Angie Milliken, Ernie Dingo, Aaron Pedersen and John Jarratt. As a play, the piece was staged by Belvoir St Theatre, directed by Neil Armfield, at the Eveleigh rail yards, Sydney, in 1994. In 1993 the play received the NSW Premier's Literary Award for a play.
...Maybe This Time is a 1980 Australian feature film starring Bill Hunter, Mike Preston, Ken Shorter and Judy Morris. It was the first feature directed by Chris McGill.
Journey Among Women is a 1977 Australian film directed by Tom Cowan.
Kitty and the Bagman is a 1983 Australian film about gangsters in the 1920s. It was based on the rivalry of Kate Leigh and Tilly Devine.
Short Changed is a 1986 Australian film directed by George Ogilvie based on a script by Bob Merritt who described it as a "black/white Kramer vs Kramer".
Rough Diamonds is a 1994 Australian film directed by Donald Crombie. It was the first lead role in a feature for Jason Donovan.