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Romulus, my father [videorecording] / Film Victoria ; Madman Studio ; a Dendy Films release ; Magnolia Pictures and Film Finance Corporation Australia Limited present an Arenafilm production in association with The New South Wales Film and Television Office and Pick Up Truck Pictures ; director, Richard Roxburgh ; producers, Robert Connolly and John Maynard ; screenplay, Nick Drake.

Roxburgh, Richard. (Added Author). Connolly, Robert, 1967- (Added Author). Maynard, John, 1943- (Added Author). Drake, Nick, 1961- (Added Author). Bana, Eric. (Added Author). Potente, Franka, 1974- (Added Author). Csokas, Marton, 1966- (Added Author). Smit-McPhee, Kodi. (Added Author). Dykstra, Russell. (Added Author). Koman, Jacek, 1956- (Added Author). Gaita, Raimond 1946- Romulus, my father. (Added Author). Film Victoria. (Added Author). Madman Studio (Firm) (Added Author). Dendy Films. (Added Author). Magnolia Pictures (Firm) (Added Author). Film Finance Corporation Australia. (Added Author). Arenafilm Pty Ltd. (Added Author). New South Wales Film and Television Office. (Added Author). Pick Up Truck Pictures (Firm) (Added Author). Magnolia Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Eric Bana, Franka Potente, Marton Csokas, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Russell Dykstra, Jacek Koman. (Cast).

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  • 5 of 5 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Southbury Public Library.
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Southbury Public Library DVD (Text to phone) 34019128862760 Adult DVD Available -

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General Note:
Title from container.
Based on "Romulus, my father" by Raimond Gaita.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
Special features: Making of "Romulus"; deleted scenes; storyboards.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Geoffrey Simpson ; editor, Suresh Ayyar ; original music, Basil Hogios ; costume designer, Jodie Fried ; production designer, Robert Cousins ; make-up and hair, Angela Conte.
Participant or Performer Note: Eric Bana, Franka Potente, Marton Csokas, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Russell Dykstra, Jacek Koman.
Summary, etc.: Based on Raimond Gaita's critically acclaimed memoir, this film tells the story of Romulus, his beautiful wife, Christina, and their struggle in the face of great adversity to bring up their son, Raimond. It is, ultimately, a story of impossible love that celebrates the unbreakable bond between a father and a son.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; sexuality, some violence and brief language.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital, NTSC.
Language Note:
English dialogue, Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Australian Film Institute, 2007: Best Picture ; Best Lead Actor (Eric Bana) ; Best Supporting Actor (Marton Csokas) ; Best Young Actor (Kodi Smit-McPhee)
Subject: Gaita, Raimond 1946- Drama
Gaita, Romulus 1922-1996 Family Drama
Gaita, Raimond 1946- Teatro
Gaita, Romulus 1922-1996 Familia Teatro
Fathers and sons Australia Drama
Yugoslavs Australia Biography Drama
Immigrants Australia Biography Drama
Padre e hijo Australia Teatro
Inmigrantes Australia Teatro
Australia Social life and customs 20th century Drama
Genre: Feature films.
Biographical films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
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