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Bigpond Movie site: CLICK HERE


Write a short biography about 2 of the film's Aussie actors

REVIEWS

ABC Lateline program interviews 2 movie critics following the Sydney Premiere - Click HERE to watch the video of this
David Stratton reviews the movie in The Australian
Reviewers Warm to Baz Luhrmann's Australia in the Herald Sun
Mixed Reviews for Baz's Australia from ABC News site - has links to other articles and videos too
Americans turn back on Baz Luhrmann's Australia article from Canberra Times

Themes of the movie

Stolen Generation - watch the Slideshow which explains all about it.
Look at some clips from the Australian film "Rabbit Proof Fence" which also deals with this issue.

Click here to see a video of the original song Somewhere Over the Rainbow
Write a sentence about this song. When and why is it featured in the movie?

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Click on the picture above to get to the "Australia" Fan club site with lots of information and links.

Australia [[http://au.youtube.com/watch?v

gQGMuxJ0vCc|'Come Walkabout' Commercial]] Directed by Baz Luhrmann for Tourism Australia= As part of a new promotion for Australia (the country, not the movie) Baz has made several commercials to be shown around the world to attract overseas visitors.Watch this one on YouTube. Then read some of the comments below it, on the youtube site. On the worksheet, write your opinion of this commercial.

The Official Movie website: Click HERE

Explore this site - it has trailers, biographies of the stars, reviews (all positive of course), photos, music etc etc.

Class 4 went on an excursion to see the film at the Bray St Cinema Complex, on 1st December, 2008.


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Paola took her bird to the movie. It was very hungry after being in the cinema for 2hrs 45mins. What a long movie!!
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Maybe Hugh Jackmann is angry because Paola took the baby bird into the cinema????
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