SA Film Corporation

Made in SA Showcase

The Made in SA Showcase is an informative resource, detailing the variety of SAFC supported feature film, television, multi-media and documentary productions produced in SA since 2010. A selection of recent productions is shown below.  Choose a filter to see more.

For a quick look at SAFC productions since 1974,  view our 40th anniversary Showreel here.

 

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FEATURE FILM


Breaker Morant

BREAKER MORANT

1980
South Australian Film Corporation
Producer: Matt Carroll
Director: Bruce Beresford

Winner of Australian Film Institute Awards for Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor (Jack Thompson), Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Bryan Brown), Best Cinematography (Don McAlpine), Best Original Screenplay, Best Sound, Best Production Design and Best Costume Designer.
Winner of Best Supporting Actor Award at Cannes Film Festival (Thompson).

During the Boer War, three Australian soldiers are courtmartialled and found guilty of murdering civilian prisoners. Based on true incidents surrounding the British Army's need to find political scapegoats, the script, direction and performances give this film an outstanding emotional impact.

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Gallipoli

GALLIPOLI

1980
R & R Films
Producer: Patricia Lovell
Director: Peter Weir

Winner of the ACS Award for Cinematographer of the year: Russel Boyd. Winner of the AFI Awards for Best Actor in a Lead Role: Mel Gibson, Best Director: Peter Weir, Best Acheivement in Cinematography: Russel Boyd.

A powerful anti-war statement is made in this story of the mateship between two Australian lads who meet during a race, join the Lighthorse regiment, and become a part of the Gallipoli campaign in 1915.

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PACIFIC BANANA

1980
Pacific Banana Pty Ltd
Producer: John D Lamond
Director: John D Lamond

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The Club

THE CLUB

1980
South Australian Film Corporation
Producer: Matt Carroll
Director: Bruce Beresford

Based on David Williamson's play, The Club offers a nostalgic view of the passionate game of Australian Rules football.

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THE SURVIVOR

1980
Tuesday Films
Producer: Antony I Ginnane
Director: David Hemmings

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