Cinema Papers
 

Streaming Media

Files

Download

Download Full Text (107.6 MB)

Description

NEWS PLUS . . . The wait-and-see budget, the ABC’s crisis continues, a tribute to Miranda Downes, Crawford’s $16-million deal, a film delegation visits from the People's Republic of China, satellite links to Tokyo and some Bicentennial film incentives; Festival reports from Annecy, Melbourne, Munich, Sydney, Taormina and Tokyo. Plus two new sections: an international industry round-up featuring news from the US, Britain, France, Germany, Italy and New Zealand; and two pages of short profiles — in this issue featuring Cannes Golden Palm winner Emir Kusturica, very independent filmmaker Playdn Keenan and Melbourne producer Rosa Colosimo ....................................................................2 BEACH BOY One of the country’s most durable exports, actor and now producer Bryan Brown talks to Dorre Koeser about Australian identity, film acting and The Empty Beach .............................................................16 ISSUES: STAR WARS The first in a series of articles in which Cinema Papers asks prominent members of the film and television industry to speak out. Television pioneer Elector Crawford kicks off the series with some comments on the place of imported actors in the Australian industry...........................................................20 NEIGHBOURS In a special series of articles, we look at film and television in New Zealand. Tony Mitchell talks to Vincent Ward, director of Vigil, the first Kiwi film in competition at Cannes; Nick Roddick provides an overview of the film industry, from its early offerings to the seventies boom and the current aftermath of the end of tax concessions; and Warren Mayne looks back on a quarter of a century of state-run New Zealand television ...........................................................................24 roeg;s gallery In Cannes to nurse his latest film, Insignificance, through the rigours of competition, Nicolas Roeg talked to Nick Roddick about big actors, the small release of Eureka, and other tragedies and farces .................................................................................41 FACTS AND FIGURES Fred Elarden talks to cinematographer Dean Semler about his work before and beyond Thunderdome; plus a round-up of the current production scene, with a special report on the return of Return to Eden, and a brief look at how Australia’s obsessions have been paling at the box office ..........................................................................46 FILM REVIEWS Full-length reviews of Broken Mirrors, Don’t Call Me Girlie, Full Moon in Paris, An Indecent Obsession, Insignificance, Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome, Morris West’s The Naked Country and A Nightmare on Elm Street. Plus shorter reviews of all the recent releases ...................................61 BOOK REVIEWS RKO — The Biggest Little Major of Them All by Betty Lasky; A Night at the Pictures: Ten Decades of British Film by Gilbert Adair and Nick Roddick: Learning to Dream: The New British Cinema by James Park; and British Cinema Now edited by Martyn Auty and Nick Roddick.......................................73

Publisher

Cinema Papers Pty Ltd, Richmond, 84p

Rights

Reproduced by permission of one of the founding editors, Phillippe Mora. This material is made available for the purposes of research and study. Commercial use is prohibited. Issues digitised from original copies in the collection of Ray Edmondson.

Cinema Papers #53 September 1985

Share

COinS