Honey, I'm Home: Visions Beyond the White Picket Fence

Mon Oncle
Mon Oncle
Taking the utopian wish fulfilment of The Wizard of Oz and the social realism of The Grapes of Wrath as points of departure, this season explores cinematic representations of 'home' and community in a variety of registers, from comedy and satire, to psychological horror and absurdist fable.

Presented in association with Melbourne Architecture Annual.

Curated by Roberta Ciabarra

Thursday 18 October - Wednesday 31 October 2012
Full $15 Concession $12 ACMI Member $11
6 session Pass: Full $72 Concession $60 ACMI Member $54

The Queen of Versailles

Sneak previews of the hit Sundance documentary by award-winning director Lauren Greenfield.

The Fountainhead

King Vidor's sensational adaptation of Ayn Rand's hit novel stars Gary Cooper as an architect in the mould of Frank Lloyd Wright.


The Australian premiere of the compelling new documentary by the acclaimed directors of 'Jesus Camp' and 'The Boys of Baraka'.


A charming romantic comedy set in Buenos Aires, by Argentinian director Gustavo Taretto.

Momma's Man

A wry, affectionate exploration of the ties that bind by Azazel Jacobs, featuring his real-life parents, Flo and Ken Jacobs.

The Wizard of Oz

Judy Garland sets off down the Yellow Brick Road, bound for the Emerald City in Victor Fleming's glorious 1939 musical.

The Grapes of Wrath

John Ford's Oscar-winning adaptation of Steinbeck's novel screens in a 35mm print restored by MoMA and Twentieth Century Fox.

The Shining

Jack Nicholson suffers a severe case of cabin fever in Stanley Kubrick's cult-horror film, from the novel by Stephen King.

Mon Oncle

Jacques Tati directs and stars as the lovably eccentric Monsieur Hulot in a satire of designer living from 1958.


Isabelle Huppert refuses to budge in the acclaimed cinematic debut director Ursula Meier calls her "reverse road movie".

My Own Private Idaho

The 'Honey, I'm Home' season closes with our annual River Phoenix memorial screening of Gus Van Sant's indie classic.

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