List of films shot in Tasmania

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The following is a list of films shot wholly or partly in Tasmania, Australia. There are around 30 movies listed in the Internet Movie Database as having been shot in Tasmania. This is a list of the more prominent, commercial or notable films.


Film Year Locations References
Almost Alien 1997 Tasmania; Adelaide, Flinders Ranges, Hawker, South Australia - Australia [1]
Andrew, Sauveteur de baleines en Tasmanie 2007 Tasmania - Australia [2]
Arctic Blast 2010 Hobart, Tasmania [3]
Aya 1990 Hobart, Tasmania; Melbourne, Point Lonsdale, Victoria - Australia [4]
Beyond Gravity 2000 Tasmania - Australia; Bishop, California - USA; Vancouver Island, Squamish, British Columbia - Canada; Tasermiut Fjord - Greenland [5]
Blind Company 2009 Bicheno, Tasmania [6]
Boys 2003 Tasmania - Australia; Chennai, Tamil Nadu; Cochin, Kerala - India [7]
Boys in the Island 1989 Tasmania; Melbourne, Victoria; Sydney, New South Wales - Australia [8]
DeVil's Tasmania 1992
Dying Breed 2008 Dandenong Ranges National Park, Victoria; Tasmania - Australia -
Exile 1994 Tasmania - Australia [10]
For the Term of His Natural Life 1927 Port Arthur, Tasmania; Berrima, Bondi Junction, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, Wombeyan Caves, New South Wales - Australia [11]
The Hunter 2011 Hobart International Airport, Hobart, Mount Wellington (Tasmania), Central Plateau (Tasmania), Florentine Valley (Tasmania), Maydena (Tasmania), [12]
The Last Confession of Alexander Pearce 2008 Central Highlands, Derwent Bridge, Lake St Clair, Mount Wellington, Nelson's Falls, Tahune Forest Reserve, Tasmania; Somersby, Rozelle, Sydney, New South Wales - Australia [13]
Love the Beast 2009 Tasmania; Victoria - Australia; London - England; Los Angeles, California; New York City, New York - USA [14]
Manganinnie 1980 Central Tasmania, West Coast, Tasmania - Australia [15]
Napoleon 1995 Tasmania; Adelaide Hills, Adelaide, Flinders Ranges, Hendon, Kangaroo Island, South Australia; Sydney, New South Wales; Northern Territory - Australia [16]
Oscar and Lucinda 1997 Hobart, Tasmania; Glebe, Sydney, New South Wales - Australia; Boscastle, Bossiney, Crackington Haven, Morwenstow, Port Isaac, Trebarwith Strand, Cornwall - England [17]
Rosebery 7470 2006 Rosebery, Tasmania - Australia [18]
Save the Lady 1982 Hobart, Tasmania - Australia [19]
Slippery Slide 1979 Tasmania [20]
Testing Taklo 2004 Hobart, Tasmania; Melbourne, Victoria - Australia [21]
The Sound of One Hand Clapping 1998 Hobart, Tasmania - Australia [22]
The Tale of Ruby Rose 1987 Central Highlands, Tasmania - Australia [23]
They Found a Cave 1962 New Town, Hobart, Richmond, Glenorchy, Tasmania - Australia [24]
Van Diemen's Land 2009 Great Otway National Park, Victoria; Lake Binney, Bronte Park, Wild Rivers National Park, Tasmania - Australia [25]
Young Einstein 1988 set in Tasmania but shot in Blue Mountains, New South Wales; Fort Scratchley, Newcastle, New South Wales; Central Australia [26]

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Further reading[edit]

  • Adamson, Judith. A Film Australia miscellany. Lindfield, N.S.W. : Film Australia, 1991.
  • Collins, Felicity, and Theresa Davis. Australian Cinema After Mabo. Sydney: Cambridge University Press, 2004.
  • Dawson, Jonathan, and Bruce Molloy, eds. Queensland Images in Film and Television. Brisbane: University of Queensland Press, 1990.
  • Dermody, Susan and Elizabeth Jacka, eds. The Screening of Australia, Volume 1: Anatomy of a Film Industry. Sydney: Currency Press, 1987.
  • — — — . The Screening of Australia, Volume 2: Anatomy of a National Cinema. Sydney: Currency Press, 1988.
  • Moran, Albert and Tom O’Regan, eds. An Australian Film Reader (Australian Screen Series). Sydney: Currency Press, 1985.
  • Moran, Albert and Errol Vieth. Film in Australia: An Introduction Sydney: Cambridge University Press, 2006.
  • Murray, Scott, ed. Australian Film: 1978 – 1994. Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1995. ISBN 0-19-553777-7
  • Pike, Andrew and Ross Cooper. Australian Film: 1900 – 1977. revised ed. Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1998. ISBN 0-19-550784-3
  • McFarland, Brian, Geoff Mayer and Ina Bertrand, eds. The Oxford Companion to Australian Film. Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1999. ISBN 0-19-553797-1
  • Moran, Albert. Projecting Australia : government film since 1945. Sydney : Currency Press, 1991. ISBN 0-86819-292-9.
  • Moran, Albert and Errol Vieth. Historical Dictionary of Australian and New Zealand Cinema. Lanham, Md: Scarecrow Press, 2005. ISBN 0-8108-5459-7
  • O'Regan, Tom. Australian National Cinema. London: Routledge, 1996.
  • Reade, Eric. Australian Silent Films: A Pictorial History of Silent Films from 1896 to 1926. Melbourne: Lansdowne Press, 1970.
  • — — — . History and Heartburn : The Saga of Australian Film 1896-1978. New Jersey: Associated University Presses, 1981.
  • Ryan, Mark, David (2009),'Whither Culture? Australian Horror Films and the Limitations of Cultural Policy', Media International Australia: Incorporating Culture and Policy, no. 133, pp. 43-55.
  • Stratton, David. The Avocado Plantation: Boom and Bust in the Australian Film Industry. Sydney : Pan Macmillan, 1990. 465p. ISBN 0-7329-0250-9
  • Verhoeven, Deb. Sheep and the Australian Cinema. Melbourne : MUP, 2006. ISBN 0-522-85239-4
  • — — — ed. Twin Peeks: Australian and New Zealand Feature Films. Melbourne: Damned Publishing, 1999. ISBN 1-876310-00-6

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