Highlighting a culture of astonishing juxtapositions and contradictions, O’Rourke’s brilliant documentary records Independence Day in Papua New Guinea in 1975. Unfolding casually, with a loose observational structure, the film compares the pageantry of local celebrations with the official ceremony in the capital and offers a vivid tapestry of a country hovering uneasily between traditional culture and Western modernisation.
While serving time for insanity at a state mental hospital, implacable rabble-rouser, Randle Patrick McMurphy inspires his fellow patients to rebel against the authoritarian rule of head nurse, Mildred Ratched.
Set in the year 2024 in post-apocalyptic America, 18-year old Vic and his telepathic dog Blood are scavengers in the desolate wilderness ravaged by World War 4, where survivors must battle for food, shelter, and sexual companionship in the desert-like wasteland.
A newly arrived governor finds his province under the control of the corrupt Colonel Huerta. To avoid assassination by Huerta, he pretends to be weak and indecisive so Huerta will believe he poses no threat.
On Saint Valentine's Day in 1900, the female students at a private Australian school are given permission by their stern headmistress to travel to an ancient volcanic outcropping for an afternoon picnic.