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Full programme announced and tickets on sale Wed 9 Oct

  • Sydney 29 Oct - 24 Nov
  • Brisbane 30 Oct - 24 Nov
  • Canberra 30 Oct - 24 Nov
  • Adelaide 30 Oct - 24 Nov
  • Melbourne 30 Oct - 24 Nov
  • Perth 30 Oct - 24 Nov
  • Byron Bay 30 Oct - 13 Nov

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First Highlights Announced

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Opening Night

Military Wives

Kristin Scott Thomas leads this inspiring drama about the bravery of the women of war, and the power of the music that saved them. From the director of The Full Monty.

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Closing Night

The Good Liar

Based on the widely acclaimed novel by Nicholas Searle, Oscar-winning screenwriter Bill Condon (Gods and Monsters, 1998) directs this wicked thriller featuring magnificent lead performances from Dame Helen Mirren and Sir Ian McKellen.

A group of men who are dressed like fisherman walking down a sidewalk.

Fisherman's Friends

Evocative of Waking Ned and The Full Monty, this uplifting and picturesque comedy tells the true story of the part-time Cornish sea shanty group that hit the big time.

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Hope Gap

Led by the brilliant and layered performances of Annette Bening, Bill Nighy, and BAFTA winner Josh O’Connor, this is a powerful story of finding hope after a marriage breakdown.

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Liam Gallagher As It Was

Liam Gallagher’s revealing and entertaining expedition from the wilderness of booze and legal battles to his attempt to stage the greatest comeback in rock history.

A woman who is played by Kiera Knightly walks through a crowd of reporters thrusting microphones at her face.

Official Secrets

A stellar cast lead by Keira Knightly features in Oscar-winning director Gavin Hood’s superb true-life political thriller about an accused British whistle-blower who leaked information about the Iraqi invasion.

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Romantic Road

Audiences at festivals worldwide have fallen head over heels for this eccentric and adventurous road-trip documentary charting an elderly British couple’s ambitious journey across India in their 1936 Rolls Royce.

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Sorry We Missed You

Ken Loach returns after his Palme D’Or-winning I, Daniel Blake, with another brilliant study of a struggling working-class couple caught in a hopelessly exploitative system.

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