australian films

Australian Movie Month: Storm Boy (1976)

Starring: Peter Cummins, David Gulpilil, Greg Rowe Director: Henri Safran Mike (Rowe) lives with his recluse father, Hideaway Tom (Cummins) in a remote coastal area of Australia. Lonely and uneducated, he helps his father and adventures by the ocean until one day he stumbles across Fingerbone (Gulpilil), an Indigenous Australian who has been outcast by… Continue reading Australian Movie Month: Storm Boy (1976)

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Classic Movie Of The Week: The Last Wave (1977)

Starring: Richard Chamberlain, Olivia Hamnett, David Gulpilil Director: Peter Weir David Burton (Chamberlain) is a lawyer in Sydney, asked to defend five aboriginals accused of murder. The killing seems to be part of a traditional ritual punishment, but as he tries to find out more, no one will talk to him. Burton starts to believe… Continue reading Classic Movie Of The Week: The Last Wave (1977)

105 Must See Films

105 Must See Films: Rabbit Proof Fence (2002)

Starring: Everlyn Sampi, Tianna Sansbury, Laura Monaghan, Kenneth Branagh, Jason Clarke, David Gulpilil Director: Phillip Noyce Perhaps better known for action and thriller pics, like Clear and Present Danger for example, Noyce here turned his attention to Australian history and something that for a long time was a bit of a dirty secret: the stolen… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: Rabbit Proof Fence (2002)