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Two Men in White Suits (2002)
Inspired by an actual event, Two Men in White Suits is the story of Detective Geoff Pierce, a cynical, hard beaten cop from the Homicide Squad who is given the task of investigating a gruesome murder. His investigation brings him in contact with Sarah Russell, a fiery young University student, who it seems is at the centre of a metaphysical battle royale. She is being pursued by the murderous but very stylish Phillip Black, and protected by two mysterious men in white suits. But what exactly does Black want with Sarah and just who are the two strange men ? A supernatural thriller, full of twists and turns, appearances and disappearances, comedies and tragedies. A lighter look at fate, destiny, God, guardian angels, devilish demons, "The Master Plan" and all that other really strange stuff.

Duration: 100 mins
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Clean Time (2008)
Peggy is doing okay. She's ten months "clean" and with a place to live and a job in the sorting room at the Post Office. But her little brother - Mickey, just can't seem to get it. Full of explosive anger, suspicion and fear he can't seem to stop "busting". In the end there is only so much Peggy can do. When her own recovery becomes endangered Peggy must make the most difficult of choices. Developed with the assistance of the Australian Film Commission.

Duration: 85 mins

The exclusive rights for Clean Time are held by Fly-on-the-Wall Films in Melbourne, Australia. The film is currently scheduled to go into production in October 2008 to be directed by Rob Chuter.
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Dead in the Water (2005) The Untold story of the Sinking of the Siev X
In October 2001, a dilapidated and criminally overloaded Indonesian fishing boat sank to the north of Australia. The boat was over-crowded with refugees who had paid vast amounts to an Egyptian people smuggler to get them to Australia where they would seek asylum. Large numbers of these refugees were women and children joining their husbands/fathers after years apart. There is speculation that the Australian Government allowed the SIEV-X to sink in order to deter further refugees from attempting this method of getting to Australia, and the argument about the truth continues to this day. The story is told through the eyes of a survivor - SONDOS ISMAIL - a woman who lost her three small daughters in those inky seas. 
Developed with the assistance of the Australian Film Commission and the Rothfield Family.

Duration: 120 mins
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Fast Love (2005)
It's Friday night in the city and absolutely everyone is looking to score. Fast Love in an hysterical insight into the lighter (and darker) sides of modern dating, as the film brings to life a myriad of "pick-uppers" and "pick-uppees" in every possible combination. There's twosomes, threesomes and even foursomes. Pick-ups in high-class bars and seedy nightclubs, restaurants and theatres - even in bathrooms. There's lines everybody knows and some you wish you never knew. Lines that are being trotted out in nightspots all over your city tonight. A virtual encyclopaedia about the art of scoring big... and striking out ! - a night on the town will never be the same again. "Love is the drug and I need to score!" Based on Alex Broun's international smash hit stage comedy Pick Ups.


Duration: 100 mins
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Fish (2004)
When a beautiful orange sunfish washes up on a deserted beach and magically transforms into the "perfect man" it's a stroke of luck for down-and-almost-out Fashion magazine publisher Francois Malbarrak in this offbeat comedy. The mysterious, silent stranger becomes an instant international fashion phenomena and threatens to both save Francois' crumbling empire and turn the "world of image" upside down forever at the same time.

Duration: 100 mins
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Ghost Writers (2002)
Tom Randolph, a struggling soapie writer retreats to his leaky country shack to hack out episode 2347B of "Hearts Aflame". He is interrupted by the arrival of three ghosts - Will, Sam and Oscar - who have been sent to help him with his "magnus opus". While the literary apparitions struggle to understand the Character Breakdowns and Story Outlines of "Hearts Aflame", Mary, Tom's long suffering girlfriend, arrives. Matters are further complicated when the local community meets its newest inhabitants at a "Shakespeare" Trivia night at the local pub where a wild brawl ensues. Could the answer be an unfinished short story buried deep in Tom's laptop about the night of his father's death ? And will Tom finally be able to commit to the long suffering Mary ? An uplifting low budget comedy feature about finding the courage to be true to yourself.

Duration: 100 mins

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The Jacaranda Tree (2007)
"There is no truth. Only memory."
Rachel, Dan and Richard once were very close at University. They were known as "The Three Boozeteers" and did everything together. Now, over ten years later, Richard arrives unexpectedly at the rammed earth house Dan has built for himself, Rachel and their son Simon in a remote part of the northern NSW countryside. Behind their idyllic house grows a beautiful Jacaranda tree, which is in full bloom when Richard arrives. But the tree hides a terrible secret. A screenplay adaptation of Alex's acclaimed play of the same title.

Duration: 100 mins
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The exclusive worldwide rights for the film script of The Jacaranda Tree are held by Blonde Productions, Sydney, Australia. For more information go to www.blonde.net.au or email Lisa Scott at lisa@blonde.net.au    
Short Films - if you are interested in filming any of the following screenplays please contact alex broun
The Gift of the Gun : Another Gift (2006)
In this tense sequel to The Gift of the Gun, set a few years later, Ben is now working as a hiking guide on the north coast of NSW. He is tracked down by William's son , Andrew, and what begins as a walk in the forest becomes something else entirely.

Duration: 20 mins
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Armistice Day (2006)
It's Armistice Day once more and Phil, a Korean War Veteran, makes a lonely dawn trek to the War Memorial to share a beer with a long lost friend. But this morning, Phil is not alone. Armistice Day explores what war and "remembrance" means to two very different generations. An adaptation of Alex's short play of the same title.

Duration: 7 mins


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Coffee (1994)
Phil works at a photographer's studio. This morning he has to drop some 10 x 8 headshots to an actor at a local café. But this isn't your usual morning - or your usual drop off. Alex's first screenplay written for Tropfest in 1994.

Duration: 7 mins


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The First Fireworks (2006)
Every New Year's Eve for the last twenty years Dawn has brought her daughter Helen to their own secret place high on a hill to watch the midnight fireworks. But tonight is the last time they will come. It is time for mother and daughter to say goodbye. An adaptation of Alex's very popular short play of the same title.

Duration: 7 mins

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The Gift of the Gun (2006)
When Ben, a young rent boy, arrives at a deserted warehouse he thinks he's in for the usual trick. But William has something far more intriguing in store. A spine-tingling thriller that will keep you guessing until the last line. A screen adaptation of Alex's much produced short play.

Duration: 20 mins

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Meet the Family (2006)
Meeting, lunchtime. It's Toby's third birthday and he really needs to share. Yesterday he "got a little surprise". An absorbing and at times moving monologue for film. An adaptation of Alex's play Recovery.

Duration: 7 mins

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Rumpole of the Sydenham Line (2006)
Claudia, a young lawyer is visited one morning in her office by Graeme, a decrepit old man who needs help to fight a case where he is being sued for a substantial amount of money. The young woman racks her brain for a way out by why is it so important she helps this old man ? An adaptation of Alex's short play.

Duration: 7 mins

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Running Short (2006)
The most important thing to 17-year-old Patrick is Cross Country Running and his dream is winning the State Titles. But Patrick has a secret. When Jasmine, his training partner, discovers his secret she has a difficult decision to make. But will she be too late ? A short film for school students focusing on Asthma Awareness. Running Short was filmed for the AAA Asthma Awareness programme in 2007 by the Educational Resource Centre (ERC) of the Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne.

Duration: 15 mins


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Saturday Night Newtown, Sunday Morning Enmore (2006)
Claire wakes up on Sunday morning next to Matthew, who is definitely "not her type". Her memories of the night before are hazy, to say the least, and she tries to leave quickly; but Matthew has another solution. A story of romantic possibilities. An adaptation of Alex's much produced play of the same title. 

Saturday Night Newtown, Sunday Morning Enmore was filmed by More Sauce Productions, directed by Christopher Johnson and broadcast on Movie Extra in Australia as part of Project Greenlight Australia Series 2 in 2006. It has since gone on to be shown at over 20 international film festivals winning Best Film at the Canberra Short Film Festival (AUS) 2007 and the <10m: Independents' Film Festival (FLORIDA, USA) 2007. It was also awarded the Special Jury Prize at the Action/Cut Short Film Competition (LA, USA) 2007.

Duration: 7 mins
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Southern Cross Swastika (2006)
Three men in a bar plot the way forward for their magnificent country. They have just experienced the glory of the greatest ever Olympic games but now their progress must be accelerated. A chilling short drama that finds disturbing parallels between two very different places and times. An adaptation of Alex's short play of the same title.

Duration: 7 mins 
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