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Title Ten canoes / 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 ; produced by Rolf de Heer, Julie Ryan ; written by Rolf de Heer in consultation with the people of Ramingining ; co-directed by Peter Djigirr ; directed by Rolf de Heer.

Publication Info. New York, N.Y. : [distributed by] Palm Pictures, [2007]


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  DVD TEN    Check Shelf
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Adult Department  DVD FOREIGN TEN CANOES    Check Shelf
 Colchester, Cragin Memorial Library - Media Room  DVD TEN    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  DVD TEN    In Transit
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Audio Visual  DVD TEN    Check Shelf
 Portland Public Library - Adult Department  DVD FF TEN    Check Shelf
 Rocky Hill, Cora J. Belden Library - Adult Department  DVD TEN    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  DVD TENC    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (88 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround or 2.0 stereo, NTSC.
Performer Storyteller, David Gulpilil Ridjimiraril Dalaithngu.
Cast Crusoe Kurddal, Jamie Dayindi Gulpilil Dalaithngu, Richard Birrinbirrin, Peter Minygululu, Frances Djulibing.
Credits Director of photography, Ian Jones ; editor, Tania Nehme ; art director, Beverley Freeman.
Note Inspired by the photographs of Dr. Donald Thomson.
Audience 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.
Language Aboriginal and English dialogue, English subtitles.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Arnhem Land (N.T.) -- Antiquities -- Drama.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Arnhem Land (N.T.) -- Social life and customs -- Drama.
Avarice -- Australia -- Arnhem Land (N.T.) -- Drama.
Revenge -- Australia -- Arnhem Land (N.T.) -- Drama.
Arnhem Land (N.T.) -- Drama.
Genre/Form Historical -- Feature.
Feature films.
Historical films.
Motion pictures, Australian.
Foreign films -- Australia.
Feature films.
Added Author De Heer, Rolf, 1951-
Ryan, Julie.
Djigirr, Peter.
Kurddal, Crusoe, 1961-
Gulpilil, Jamie.
Birrinbirrin, Richard, 1953-
Minygululu, Peter.
Djulibing, Frances.
People of Ramingining.
Thomson, Donald F. (Donald Fergusson), 1901-1970.
Palm Pictures.
Film Finance Corporation Australia.
Fandango (Firm)
Vertigo (Firm)
South Australia Film Corporation.
Adelaide Film Festival.
SBS Independent.
Standard No. 660200315825
Music No. PALMDV3158 Palm Pictures
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