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About Palace Films

Founded by Antonio Zeccola in 1965, Palace Films is an independent, family-run distribution company that has proudly profiled the work of leading and emerging international filmmaking talent to Australian and New Zealand audiences for sixty years.

Based in Sydney, we’re a small team of cinema enthusiasts, dedicated to building audiences for great filmmaking.

Our recent catalogue includes films from Aki Kaurismäki, Alice Rohrwacher, Andrey Zvyagintsev, Carla Simón, Céline Sciamma, Christophe Honoré, Ciro Guerra, Claire Denis, Derek Cianfrance, Grímur Hákonarson, Hlynur Pálmason, Kore-eda Hirokazu, Lee Chang-dong, Marc Fitoussi, Mia Hansen-Løve, Nanni Moretti, Olivier Assayas, Pablo Larraín, Paolo Sorrentino, Paweł Pawlikowski, Sarah Polley and Sue Brooks, to name just some.

View a selection of our recent and forthcoming theatrical titles.

Since 2009, Palace Films has also given Australian arts-lovers a prime seat for the best of what's on stage at London's Royal Opera House, Paris' Opéra national and Milan's La Scala, under the Palace Opera & Ballet banner.

Visit the site of Palace’s exhibition division Palace Cinemas, who retail a selection of our recent DVD and Bluray releases.

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Palace Films
1 Blackfriars St
Chippendale NSW 2008

Palace Films acknowledges that we meet and work on the traditional land of the Gadigal people of the Eora nation, and pay our respects to their elders; past and present.

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