Ten canoes [videorecording] / Palm Pictures ; Film Finance Corporation Australia presents a Fandango Australia/Vertigo production in association with South Australian Film Corporation, Adelaide Film Festival and SBS Independent
DVDs | [distributed by] Palm Pictures | 2007 | [Widescreen version.]
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD T WORLD (ABORIGINAL))
New York : [distributed by] Palm Pictures, .
1 videodisc (88 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround or 2.0 stereo.
Dialogue in Australian Aboriginal with English narration, with optional English subtitles.
Crusoe Kurddal, Jamie Dayindi Gulpilil Dalaithngu, Richard Birrinbirrin, Peter Minygululu, Frances Djulibing.
Storyteller, David Gulpilil Ridjimiraril Dalaithngu.
Producers, Rolf de Heer, Julie Ryan ; writers, Rolf de Heer in consultation with the people of Ramingining ; co-director, Peter Djigirr ; director, Rolf de Heer ; director of photography, Ian Jones ; editor, Tania Nehme ; art director, Beverley Freeman.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Inspired by the photographs of Dr. Donald Thomson.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
In the distant past, Dayindi covets his older brother's wife. To teach him the proper way, he is told a parable of forbidden love from the mythical past, a story of wrong love, kidnapping, sorcery, and revenge gone wrong.
Special features: "The Balanda and the bark canoes: the making of Ten Canoes" featurette (55 min.); aerial map of Arnhem Land; interview with Peter Djigirr; interview with director Rolf de Heer; photo gallery: Thomson photographs revisited; US theatrical trailer; DVD-ROM: study guide.
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