Mao’s Last Dancer Script

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Director:Bruce Beresford

Script Synopsis:At the age of 11, Li was plucked from a poor Chinese village by Madame Mao's cultural delegates and taken to Beijing to study ballet. In 1979, during a cultural exchange to Texas, he fell in love with an American woman. Two years later, he managed to defect and went on to perform as a principal dancer for the Houston Ballet and as a principal artist with the Australian Ballet.

And Starring Pancho Villa As Himself Script

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Director:Bruce Beresford

Script Synopsis:In 1914, the Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa (Antonio Banderas) invites studios to shoot his actual battles against Porfírio Diaz army to raise funds for financing guns and ammunition. The Mutual Film Corporation, through producer D.W. Griffith (Colm Feore), interests for the proposition and sends the filmmaker Frank Thayer (Eion Bailey) to negotiate a contract with Pancho Villa himself.

Her Alibi Script

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Director:Bruce Beresford
Written by:Charlie Peters (Writer)

Script Synopsis:A writer of BAD detective novels is in full writers' block. He pretends to be the alibi of a beautiful woman who was arrested for murder at first thinking her innocent, but as she shows more and more interesting abilities (such as knife throwing) he begins to doubt his first assessment.

Breaker Morant Script

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Director:Bruce Beresford
Written by:Kenneth G. Ross (Theatre Play), Jonathan Hardy (Screenplay), David Stevens (Screenplay), Bruce Beresford (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:During the Boer War, three Australian lieutenants are on trial for shooting Boer prisoners. Though they acted under orders, they are being used as scapegoats by the General Staff, who hopes to distance themselves from the irregular practices of the war. The trial does not progress as smoothly as expected by the General Staff, as the defence puts up a strong fight in the courtroom.

Puberty Blues Script

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Director:Bruce Beresford
Written by:Gabrielle Carey (Novel), Margaret Kelly (Writer), Kathy Lette (Novel)

Script Synopsis:The mating rituals of two teenage surf chicks from the southern suburbs of Sydney.Meet Sue, a teenage Australian girl in the late 70s, whose life mainly consists of doing what everyone else does - watch the surfing boys and have sex with the same surfing boys. The girls have to follow lots of strange customs, e.g. do not eat or go to the bathroom when a boy is around. Ugly girls have two choices - being bitches and hate boys, or being generally cheap and looked down upon by everyone. The afternoons are spent on the beaches, in the backseats of car or at home-alone-parties where sex and alcohol are the main ingredients. Parents and teachers are trying to straighten the kids out, but that is not easy.

King David Script

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Director:Bruce Beresford
Written by:Andrew Birkin (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:This is a movie about the life of Israel's king David.

The Fringe Dwellers Script

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Director:Bruce Beresford

Script Synopsis:The story of an Aboriginal family's attempts to forge a new life for themselves within the segregated society. At the urging of headstrong teenager Trilby, the Comeaways relocate from their family camp, to a house in the main town.

Rich In Love Script

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Director:Bruce Beresford
Written by:Josephine Humphreys (Novel), Alfred Uhry (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:The legendary Albert Finney heads an all-star cast (Jill Clayburgh, Kyle MacLachlan and Ethan Hawke) in this heartwarming drama of a retired man whose family blossoms after his wife leaves them.

A Good Man In Africa Script

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Director:Bruce Beresford
Written by:William Boyd (Writer)

Script Synopsis:Morgan Leafy is a secretary to the British High Commissioner to an Africa nation. Leafy is a man that makes himself useful to his boss, the snobbish Arthur Fanshawe, who has no clue about what's going on around him, but who wants to use his secretary to carry on his dirty work, which involves getting one of the most powerful men in the country to do business with his country.The young secretary has an eye for beautiful women around him, especially Hazel, a native beauty, with whom he is having an affair. Things get complicated because Sam Adekunle, a man running for president of the country, wants a favor from Leafy in return after he has accepted the invitation to visit London. The proposition involves swaying a prominent doctor's opposition to a plan that will make Adenkule filthy rich.

Silent Fall Script

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Director:Bruce Beresford
Written by:Akiva Goldsman (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:An autistic boy witnesses his parents' double murder. Richard Dreyfuss as a controversial therapist, seeks to probe the child's mind in order to solve the case.