Australian films of the 1970s – The Revival: Part 1 (1970-1974)

The Oz-Cine-Renaissance begins with plenty of sauce The sixties had seen the near-death of the Australian film industry, but the 1970s saw Australian cinema, like a keen amateur boxer at Jimmy Sharman’s boxing tent, get its bruised and emaciated body off the mat and start punching its way back to health. However, the film industry…

Ozflicks’ List of 400 Australian Films of the 1980s

The 1980s saw more films made in Australia than any other decade so far. The 80s also saw the rise of the VHS video- watching and renting, meaning that films which were not released at the cinema could be released as a video, and the list below includes a number of ‘straight-to-video’ releases. In addition, the…

Ozflicks’ List of 200 Australian Films of the 1970s

The Australian Film Revival of the 1970s saw a dramatic rise in the number of films made in Australia,  with more than 200 films made.  For more background on the 70s in Australian cinema, see here. The list below is an almost-complete list of feature films made in Australia during the 1970s. It is ‘almost-complete’ as (a)…