Heroes villains legends. Twenty years ago Billy and his Grandad were all of these and more every Sunday afternoon before tea. Great Adventures is a magnificent sweeping suburban epic that celebrates the power of imagination and the bond between generations.
Grace is forced to face her own sexuality and the strain on her marriage when her son Charlie who has Cerebral Palsy asks to lose his virginity for his birthday. We meet the family on the night of Charlie’s birthday as Grace prepares the gift to arrive. Will the gift be all Charlie hoped for? Will this gift unite or separate the parents who stand at odds? Either way the gift is on her way.
Awakening from an unnervingly visceral dream, Claire climbs out of bed in an attempt to shake the suffocating sensation. But when her apartment hallway leads her directly onto a beach, the line between dream and reality blurs. Her concerned husband tries to focus her attention, but her mind keeps traveling back to the beach. To the girl she sees marching out into the ocean in her sparkly dress. Is this Claire’s subconscious misleading her, or something more?
It’s 1992 and Cambodian refugee Virak is living at the Villawood Refugee Hostel with his daughter waiting for his application for asylum to be processed. He is working and saving so that he can bring his wife over to Australia too. He’s just been promoted at work and he’s nearly got enough money but then they start to build a fence..
The year is 1969. Man prepares to walk on the moon Woodstock rocks on and the Boeing 747 takes to the skies for the first time. But in a small Australian town Ry is eclipsed by the shadow of his charismatic daredevil best friend Dusty and the memory of his Vietnam war hero brother. He must overcome his greatest fears to escape the confines of his small town and go on to become.. ‘A Great Man’.