Michael Casey: A WA Expat with a Weighty Message

Michael Casey: A WA Expat with a Weighty Message

    What do the Mexican drug cartels, cashed-up bogans, Australia’s two-speed economy, property foreclosures in US and the disappearing Argentine beef industry, have in common? Quite a lot, according to Michael Casey. All are the direct result of the rise of...
Hysteria

Hysteria

  In Victorian England doctors called it “female hysteria” – a catch-all diagnosis applied to women with symptoms ranging from insomnia, anxiety and frigidity to irritability, anger and frustration. Tania Wexler’s light-hearted film “Hysteria” shows how the...
Sue Williams: A City Slicker Goes Bush

Sue Williams: A City Slicker Goes Bush

      Sydney-based writer and journalist, Sue Williams says wandering around Australia, collecting material for her latest book, Welcome To The Outback, has changed her city-slicker outlook for good. She chats to The Starfish about the book (published...
Once Upon a Time in Anatolia

Once Upon a Time in Anatolia

    Nuri Bilge Ceylan is a Turkish director/producer/writer reputed to be one of the most significant to have emerged this century. His films often deal with estrangement of the individual and are made with a low budget, often with amateur actors and family...
Take This Waltz

Take This Waltz

    This is the second full length film written and directed by Sarah Polley after her considerable success with “Away From Her” a film about a woman with Alzeimer’s disease starring Julie Christie. Take This Waltz was well shot on location in Louisbourg,...
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