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FreedomFreedom (1982)
Dir. Scott Hicks
Feat. Jon Blake, Mare Winningham, Jad Capelja
Low–budget Aussie coming–of–age drama centred on a rebellious teen who runs away from home to join a travelling carnival, only to…
ShineShine (1996) Recommended
Dir. Scott Hicks
Feat. Geoffrey Rush, Noah Taylor
Geoffrey Rush's upset win of the Best Actor Oscar was the jewel in the crown of this little Oz movie's incredibly charmed life. A moving recital…
Snow Falling On CedarsSnow Falling On Cedars (1998)
Dir. Scott Hicks
Feat. Ethan Hawke, Sam Shepard, Max von Sydow
The seemingly perfect conjunction of David Guterson's best–selling novel and dir. Hicks (SHINE), results in a technically magnificent, but…
Hearts in AtlantisHearts in Atlantis (2001)
Dir. Scott Hicks
Feat. Anthony Hopkins, Anton Yelchin, Hope Davis
Muted elegy for lost smalltown adolescence from the pen of Stephen King, that like STAND BY ME casts shadows of unease over its…
No ReservationsNo Reservations (2007)
Dir. Scott Hicks
Feat. Catherine Zeta-Jones, Aaron Eckhart, Abigail Breslin
US remake of German foodie rom–com MOSTLY MARTHA that’s inferior to its predecessor, yet appetizing enough in garnish (attractive…
Glass: A Portrait Of Philip In Twelve PartsGlass: A Portrait Of Philip In Twelve Parts (2007) Recommended
Dir. Scott Hicks
Feat. Philip Glass
Epic doco of seminal composer Glass covers his life, influences, and his working process. Filmed over 3 continents in 18 months, this is hugely…
Boys Are Back, TheBoys Are Back, The (2009)
Dir. Scott Hicks
Feat. Clive Owen, Emma Booth, Laura Fraser
Single father drama with Clive Owen giving a sensitive performance as a grieving sportswriter struggling to raise his two young sons. Although…
Lucky One, TheLucky One, The (2012)
Dir. Scott Hicks
Feat. Zac Efron, Taylor Schilling, Blythe Danner
Man–candy Zac Efron stretches the truth as a hardened Iraq war veteran who falls in love with a woman whose photo he credits with keeping him…

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