For a better experience on MUBI, update your browser.

They're a Weird Mob - The 100 Greatest Australian Films

by Seagull Moustache
They're a Weird Mob - The 100 Greatest Australian Films by Seagull Moustache
According to a book published in 2006, edited by Scott Hocking, that I bought in Melbourne in 2007, which collates the choices of various critics and other people related to Australian cinema. It introduced me to a lot of interesting films, relatively few of which I’d seen and many of which I’d never heard of at the time, often exemplifying the quirky, sometimes slightly bizarre quality that I love in most of my favourite films from a country I have strong family ties to. Not in MUBI database: Annie’s Coming Out (Gil Brealey, 1984) Australian Rules (Paul Goldman, 2002) Backroads (Phillip Noyce, 1977) Cunnamulla (Dennis O’Rourke, 2000) Death… Read more

According to a book published in 2006, edited by Scott Hocking, that I bought in Melbourne in 2007, which collates the choices of various critics and other people related to Australian cinema. It introduced me to a lot of interesting films, relatively few of which I’d seen and many of which I’d never heard of at the time, often exemplifying the quirky, sometimes slightly bizarre quality that I love in most of my favourite films from a country I have strong family ties to.

Not in MUBI database:

Annie’s Coming Out (Gil Brealey, 1984)
Australian Rules (Paul Goldman, 2002)
Backroads (Phillip Noyce, 1977)
Cunnamulla (Dennis O’Rourke, 2000)
Death in Brunswick (John Ruane, 1991)
Erskineville Kings (Alan White, 1999)
Eureka Stockade (Harry Watt, 1949)
The F.J. Holden (Michael Thornhill, 1977)
For the Term of His Natural Life (Norman Dawn, 1927)
40,000 Horsemen (Charles Chauvel, 1941)
Goodbye Paradise (Carl Schultz, 1983)
Letters to Ali (Clara Law, 2004)
The Lighthorsemen (Simon Wincer, 1987)
Looking for Alibrandi (Kate Woods, 2000)
The Odd Angry Shot (Tom Jeffrey, 1979)
On Our Selection (Ken G. Hall, 1932)
Radiance (Rachel Perkins, 1998)
Return Home (Ray Argall, 1990)
The Sentimental Bloke (Raymond Longford, 1919)
The Shiralee (Leslie Norman, 1957)
Spotswood (Mark Joffe, 1992)
Travelling North (Carl Schultz, 1987)

Read less