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#1. The first full-length movie production was released in Australia in 1906 and was titled?

#2. Which of these films was not directed by Baz Luhrmann?

#3. The 1978 film The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith was based on a book by Roger Bennett. True or False.

#4. The earliest known feature length narrative film in the world was the Australian production The story of the Kelly Gang?

#5. Erroll Flynn (the popular Hollywood actor) was born in which Australian state or territory?

#6. The American actor Kirk Douglas played twin brothers in the sequel film The man from Snowy River II. True or False?

#7. What 1979 film is based on a novel by popular Australian author Stella Maria Sarah Miles Franklin?

#8. What 1981 film directed by Peter Weir centres around two young men, Archie Hamilton and Frank Dunne?

#9. Aussie costume designer Lizzy Gardiner accepted her Oscar for the 1994 film “The Adventures Of Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert” wearing a dress made out of what?

#10. Who was named as the first president of the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television in 2011?

#11. What is the main setting of the 1989 Australian film “Dead Calm”?

#12. Mel Gibson is in Indonesia working as what in Peter Weir’s 1982 film “The Year Of Living Dangerously”?

#13. Which actor who played the ultimate British spy James Bond on film was actually born in Australia?

#14. Three friends are terrorised by whom or what in the 2005 Australian horror film “Wolf Creek”?

#15. Which famous Australian-born actor made his film debut playing Fletcher Christian in the 1933 film “In The Wake Of The Bounty”?

#16. Who directed the award-winning 1979 Australian film “My Brilliant Career”?

#17. In the original “Crocodile Dundee” from 1986, Paul “Crocodile Dundee” Hogan goes where to visit Sue, played by Linda Kozlowski?

#18. Australian director Fred Schepisi directed both Meryl Streep and Sam Neill in the 1988 film “A Cry In The Dark” and in which 1985 film?

#19. In the 1995 Australian film “Babe,” what does Farmer Hoggett say to Babe after the pig successfully herds the sheep at the sheepdog trials?

#20. Only two people have been given posthumous Academy Awards for acting. Both are Australian. Can you name them? [—er —ch, —th L—–]

#21. What is the title of the Australian film released in 2000 that was based on the life of Mark Read?

#22. Complete the names of these Australian films … W— -r–k S—-s—t –tt– F–h –ppy —t

#23. What 2006 film told the endearing story of a plumber working for Melbourne company Splashdown?

#24. Which highly acclaimed 2010 film recounts the drug-fuelled lifestyle of a notorious Melbourne crime family and their involvement in the murder of two policemen?

#25. Which 1979 Australian film starring Graham Kennedy recounts the experience of Australian Soldiers as they prepare and deploy to Vietnam? [The — —– Shot]

#26. Which 1997 film contained the line “This is going straight to the pool room”

#27. Which 2002 film evoked a dividing structure designed to restrict the movement of a specific animal? [— R—– —– F—-]

#28. The 1971 film Walkabout saw the first appearance of which celebrated actor? [—-d G——-]

#29. Which 1983 film about young cyclists saw the first appearance of actress Nicole Kidman?

#30. The film My Brilliant Career was based on a book of the same name written by?

#31. Which animated film created in 2006 was the most expensive Australian film ever made and the first to win an Oscar for the Best animated feature film. —– —-]

#32. What iconic Australian 1980s movie stared the British actor Edward Woodward?

#33. The man from Snowy River is based on a poem by which Australian poet?

#34. Peter Weir directed which 1975 mystery known for its eerie soundtrack and unresolved story?

#35. The American actor Linda Hamilton won an Academy Award for best-supporting actress when she played a male dwarf Billy Kwan alongside Mel Gibson in which 1982 movie?

#36. Name the Australian actor who replaced Sean Connery in portraying James Bond in the 1968 film On her Majesty’s Service?

#37. Aussie-born actress [K—– C—-e-H—–] became the youngest-ever best actress Oscar nominee when she was nominated for the 2002 film “Whale Rider” at the age of 13.

#38. The 1906 Australian film that is historically significant as an extremely early example of a full-length narrative feature is “The Story Of The [K—- G–g].”

#39. The “law” associated with fighting in the Thunderdome in the 1985 Australian film “Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome” is “T– — —–, — — l—–.”

#40. The Aussie film [–c–c — H—— –ck] involves a mysterious disappearance of three girls and a teacher on Valentine’s Day.

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