25 best Australian movies ever

Thursday is Australia Day, so to pay tribute to our Antipodean chums we've picked out the best films from Down Under

Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)

The “breeding-out” of Aboriginal mixed-race children (the Stolen Generation) was also tackled in Baz Luhrmann’s 2008 romantic Aussie Western, Australia – but with a lighter brush than that of Rabbit-Proof Fence director Phillip Noyce. His film recounts the true story of three kids who try to outwit the authorities on a 1500-mile journey back to their hometown. That’s like walking from London to Warsaw. Ouch.

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