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Rowan Woods is a Actor, Director and Second Unit Director Australien born on 1959 at Sydney (Australie)

Rowan Woods

Rowan Woods
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Nationality Australie
Birth 1959 (64 years) at Sydney (Australie)

Rowan Woods is an Australian film and television director, actor and screenwriter. Woods directed The Boys in 1998 and won an AFI award for best direction. The film was also entered into the 48th Berlin International Film Festival.

His next film, Little Fish was released in September 2005 in Australia, starring Cate Blanchett. He has also directed episodes of television series including Farscape, Fireflies, Police Rescue, and Spartacus: Blood and Sand. His latest film, Fragments was released in 2009, and received mixed, but mostly negative reviews from critics.

Usually with

Peter Duncan
Peter Duncan
(1 films)
Roy Billing
Roy Billing
(2 films)
Sam Neill
Sam Neill
(2 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Rowan Woods (7 films)

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Children of the Revolution, 1h39
Directed by Peter Duncan
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Politique, Political films
Actors Judy Davis, Sam Neill, F. Murray Abraham, Richard Roxburgh, Rachel Griffiths, Geoffrey Rush
Roles Colin 'Col' Slansky
Rating62% 3.1475253.1475253.1475253.1475253.147525
Joan (Judy Davis) is a young Australian communist who goes to the Soviet Union as part of a work study program in the 1950s. There she catches the eye of Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin (F. Murray Abraham) and the two sleep together just before Stalin dies. Returning to Australia, Joan discovers she is pregnant and gives birth to Stalin's love child, whom she names Joe (Richard Roxburgh). Her son has a troubled upbringing, rebelling against both his mother's left wing politics and Australian society in general. He spends time in jail where he learns about Stalin's crimes from a fellow inmate. Upon release marries Anna (Rachel Griffiths) a police officer who had arrested him. She is the child of Ukrainian refugees who fled to Australia to escape Stalin's purges. Pledging to go on the straight and narrow, Joe rises to become the head of Australia's police union and seizes more and more political power. Anna learns of Joe's true parentage, but keeps this secret from Joe out of love and a conviction that she cannot truly know for certain. The secret eats at their relationship and Joe resents the secrecy when it is revealed.
Compo (1988)
, 1h23
Actors Christopher Barry, Rowan Woods, Jeremy Stanford
Roles Tom Little
Rating51% 2.555752.555752.555752.555752.55575


Winged Creatures, 1h40
Directed by Rowan Woods
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Themes Films about suicide
Actors Kate Beckinsale, Dakota Fanning, Guy Pearce, Forest Whitaker, Jennifer Hudson, Jackie Earle Haley
Rating56% 2.803412.803412.803412.803412.80341
While in a restaurant, Carla Davenport, the restaurant cashier; Charlie Archenault, a driving-school teacher; Bruce Laraby, an emergency room physician; Annie Hagen, her father, and her best friend, Jimmy Jasperson suddenly hear gunshots. Annie, her father, and Jimmy retreat under a table as a suicidal gunman shoots several people (including Annie's father) and then himself. The film shows the aftermath as these five traumatized people struggle to regain their trust in the ordinary world.
Little Fish, 1h54
Directed by Rowan Woods
Origin Australie
Genres Drama, Crime
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Cate Blanchett, Sam Neill, Hugo Weaving, Martin Henderson, Dustin Nguyen, Noni Hazlehurst
Rating61% 3.098373.098373.098373.098373.09837
Little Fish is about Tracy Heart (Cate Blanchett), a former heroin addict who is desperately trying to escape her past and achieve her goals and dreams. Tracy lives with her mother (Noni Hazlehurst) and brother in the Little Saigon area (Cabramatta) in Sydney, Australia, where heroin is readily available.
The Boys
The Boys (1998)
, 1h26
Directed by Rowan Woods
Genres Drama, Crime
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors David Wenham, Toni Collette, Lynette Curran, John Polson, Anthony Hayes, Anna Lise Phillips
Rating68% 3.444613.444613.444613.444613.44461
After serving time in prison for an assault on a liquor store-owner, Brett Sprague is released from prison and returns home to his two brothers and their girlfriends, mother, stepfather, and girlfriend. Things have changed, and as Brett begins to drink his way through the day, he regains his "top-dog" position one argument at a time. This power-trip gets Brett and his brothers united in rage against their girlfriends and mother, and they are involved in a heinous crime. The aftermath of the night unfolds through the story with flashforwards.


Chopper (2000)
, 1h34
Directed by Andrew Dominik
Origin Australie
Genres Drama, Thriller, Biography, Comedy-drama, Crime
Themes Seafaring films, Prison films, Transport films
Actors Eric Bana, Vince Colosimo, Kate Beahan, David Field, Daniel Wyllie, Fletcher Humphrys
Roles Second Unit Director
Rating70% 3.548383.548383.548383.548383.54838
In and out of jail since he was 16, Melbourne standover man Mark Brandon "Chopper" Read (Eric Bana) is serving a 16-year sentence for kidnapping a supreme court judge to get his childhood friend, Jimmy Loughnan (Simon Lyndon), out of the notorious H Division of maximum security Pentridge Prison. To become leader of the division, he ignites a power struggle which gains him more enemies than admirers. Eventually, even his gang turn their backs on him and Loughnan stabs him several times in a failed assassination attempt. Chopper voluntarily has his ears cut off by a fellow inmate in order to be transferred out of the H Division; this also gains him recognition in and out of the prison.