charlie's country

“a majestic work, destined to be thought of in years to come as a gift to the nation”

the sydney morning herald

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Drama

108min

2013

Rolf de Heer

synopsis

Blackfella Charlie is out of sorts. The intervention is making life more difficult on his remote community, what with the proper policing of whitefella laws now. So Charlie takes off, to live the old way, but in so doing sets off a chain of events in his life that has him return to his community chastened, and somewhat the wiser.

cast:

David Gulpilil, Peter Djigirr, Luke Ford

crew:

Rolf de Heer, David Gulpilil, Julie Byrne, Peter Djigirr

fan quotes:

"Great film, well worth the watch." - John Smith

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