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Michael (1971), Homesdale (1971), and The Cars That Ate Paris (1974)

Jonathan Rayner

JONATHAN RAYNER teaches in the Department of English Literature at the University of Sheffield. He is also the author of Contemporary Australian Cinema (2000). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Films of Peter Weir

Continuum, 2017

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...Peter Weir’s first feature film, The Cars That Ate Paris, was a logical development from his work in short and experimental films. Its themes—of the dangers of conformity within an authoritarian establishment and the difficulty...

Witness (1985) and The Mosquito Coast (1986)

Jonathan Rayner

JONATHAN RAYNER teaches in the Department of English Literature at the University of Sheffield. He is also the author of Contemporary Australian Cinema (2000). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Films of Peter Weir

Continuum, 2017

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... such as queuing in shops, we operate according to the less conscious dictates of conscience. Indeed, society could hardly survive without them.Dennis Brown and Jonathan Pedder, Introduction to Psychotherapy: An Outline of Psychodynamic Principles...

Dead Poets Society (1989) and Green Card (1990)

Jonathan Rayner

JONATHAN RAYNER teaches in the Department of English Literature at the University of Sheffield. He is also the author of Contemporary Australian Cinema (2000). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Films of Peter Weir

Continuum, 2017

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...Like Peter Weir’s first two American and his last Australian films [Gollipoli [1981] and The Year of Living Dangerously [ 1982]), Dead Poets Society and Green Card reflect the commercial and personal sides to the director’s choice of work...

Conclusion: The Far Side of the World

Jonathan Rayner

JONATHAN RAYNER teaches in the Department of English Literature at the University of Sheffield. He is also the author of Contemporary Australian Cinema (2000). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Films of Peter Weir

Continuum, 2017

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...Films are, above all, about something, and the question of remakes and reworkings in the careers of major directors primarily revolves around reconsiderations and restatements of major thematic, ethical, and moral concerns. … The fact...

Gallipoli (1981) and The Year of Living Dangerously (1982)

Jonathan Rayner

JONATHAN RAYNER teaches in the Department of English Literature at the University of Sheffield. He is also the author of Contemporary Australian Cinema (2000). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Films of Peter Weir

Continuum, 2017

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...Marking the end of Peter Weir’s Australian work and presaging his move to Hollywood, Gallipoli and The Year of Living Dangerously enjoyed varying critical and commercial success. Gallipoli occupies an important place in Australia’s film...

Introduction

Jonathan Rayner

JONATHAN RAYNER teaches in the Department of English Literature at the University of Sheffield. He is also the author of Contemporary Australian Cinema (2000). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Films of Peter Weir

Continuum, 2017

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...No trait we could assign to an implied author of a film could not more simply be ascribed to the narration itself: it sometimes suppresses information, it often restricts our knowledge, it generates curiosity, it creates a tone, and so on....

Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975/1998)

Jonathan Rayner

JONATHAN RAYNER teaches in the Department of English Literature at the University of Sheffield. He is also the author of Contemporary Australian Cinema (2000). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Films of Peter Weir

Continuum, 2017

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...More than twenty-five years after its release, Picnic at Hanging Rock remains the film with which Peter Weir’s name is most closely associated and maintains its place as one of the keystones of the Australian film revival. It can...

The Last Wave (1977) and The Plumber (1979)

Jonathan Rayner

JONATHAN RAYNER teaches in the Department of English Literature at the University of Sheffield. He is also the author of Contemporary Australian Cinema (2000). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Films of Peter Weir

Continuum, 2017

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...A vast gap is opened up between knowledge (as scientific investigation and rational enquiry) and gnosis (a knowledge of ultimate truths, a kind of spiritual wisdom), and it is in this gap that the modern fantastic is situated.Rosemary...

Fearless (1993) and The Truman Show (1998)

Jonathan Rayner

JONATHAN RAYNER teaches in the Department of English Literature at the University of Sheffield. He is also the author of Contemporary Australian Cinema (2000). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Continuum, 2017

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...The apparent disparity between Fearless and The Truman Show, in terms of their commercial success and critical reception may appear to preclude their discussion in tandem. The tragic trajectory of the former and the comedic, satiric...

Mnemopticon

Jonathan Rozenkrantz

Jonathan Rozenkrantz is a lecturer in the Department of Media Studies, Stockholm University, Sweden, while also working as a writer for the Swedish Film Institute. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Videographic Cinema : An Archaeology of Electronic Images and Imaginaries

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2020

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... (Jack Bond, 1968, written by Arden) and The Other Side of the Underneath (Jane Arden, 1972, produced by Bond), until he was ready for BFI to re-release them in 2009. See Alex Miller and Ben Rayner, ‘Jack Bond’, Vice, 2 November 2009,...