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Simon Wincer

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SnapshotSnapshot (One More Minute) (1979)
Dir. Simon Wincer
Feat. Chantal Contouri, Sigrid Thornton, Robert Bruning
Offbeat, low–budget thriller from Oz stars Sigrid Thornton as a 20–something lured into the sleazy world of topless modelling. While she…
HarlequinHarlequin (1980)
Dir. Simon Wincer
Feat. David Hemmings, Robert Powell, Broderick Crawford
A modern–day version of the Rasputin story, in which a senator and his wife fall prey to the spellbinding powers of a manipulative Harlequin…
Phar LapPhar Lap (1983) Recommended
Dir. Simon Wincer
Feat. Tom Burlinson
Legendary racehorse reared in New Zealand (though Australian makes claims), who died under mysterious circumstances in America. Good period piece,…
D.A.R.Y.L.D.A.R.Y.L. (Daryl) (1985)
Dir. Simon Wincer
Feat. Mary Beth Hurt, Michael McKean, Barret Oliver
A whitebread American couple adopt a young boy (Oliver) who has striking talents and abilities. Turns out he is in fact a Pentagon robot or Data…
Lighthorsemen, TheLighthorsemen, The (1987)
Dir. Simon Wincer
Feat. Peter Phelps, Jon Blake, Sigrid Thornton
Gung–ho and melodrama collide in this WWI adventure of Australian–mounted infantry (and a few Gallipoli veterans) in Palestine. The tone…
Lonesome Dove (TV Mini-series)Lonesome Dove (TV Mini-series) (Lonesome Dove, Streets Of Laredo, Dead Man's Walk, Return to Lonesome Dove) (1989-1993) Recommended
Dir. Simon Wincer
Feat. Robert Duvall, Tommy Lee Jones, Danny Glover
A hefty star cast congregate for this acclaimed TV adaptation of Larry McMurtry's novel about two former Texas Rangers (Duvall, Jones) who retire to…
Quigley Down UnderQuigley Down Under (1990)
Dir. Simon Wincer
Feat. Tom Selleck, Laura San Giacomo, Alan Rickman
Sharpshooter Tom Selleck goes on the run in the Australian outback after being hired by a treacherous cattle baron and discovering his new job is to…
Harley Davidson and the Marlboro ManHarley Davidson and the Marlboro Man (1991)
Dir. Simon Wincer
Feat. Mickey Rourke, Don Johnson
A self–mocking vehicle for macho stalwarts Rourke and Johnson.¬†They team up to rob a bank, but it's O.K. coz they're helpin' out a buddy who's…
Free WillyFree Willy (1993)
Dir. Simon Wincer
Feat. Jason James Richter, Lori Petty, Jayne Atkinson
Hollywood heart–warmer about a friendship between a 70 pound 12–year–old boy and a 7000 pound Orca whale held captive at an…
Operation Dumbo DropOperation Dumbo Drop (1996)
Dir. Simon Wincer
Feat. Danny Glover, Ray Liotta
A comedy based on a real–life military assignment – to deliver a full–size live elephant to a remote jungle village by any means…
Phantom, ThePhantom, The (1996)
Dir. Simon Wincer
Feat. Billy Zane, Treat Williams, Catherine Zeta-Jones
Billy Zane straps into purple tights to fight the depression–era blues and a supernaturally–empowered villain (Treat Williams). An…

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