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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 DVDs | [distributed by] Palm Pictures | 2007 | [Widescreen version.]
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD T WORLD (ABORIGINAL))
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Imprint
New York : [distributed by] Palm Pictures, [2007].
Edition
[Widescreen version.]
Descript
1 videodisc (88 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround or 2.0 stereo.
Note
Dialogue in Australian Aboriginal with English narration, with optional English subtitles.
Closed-captioned.
Cast
Crusoe Kurddal, Jamie Dayindi Gulpilil Dalaithngu, Richard Birrinbirrin, Peter Minygululu, Frances Djulibing.
Performer
Storyteller, David Gulpilil Ridjimiraril Dalaithngu.
Credits
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.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Inspired by the photographs of Dr. Donald Thomson.
Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary
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.
Note
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.
Local Note
MW, 10-07
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ISBN/ISSN
660200315825
Music #
PALMDV3158 Palm Pictures
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