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Ten Canoes

Rolf de Heer's uniquely enchanting and humourous fable is the first film spoken entirely in Aboriginal languages. Set before the time of Western contact, a group of warriors is out searching for goose eggs. The film moves between past and present, from black and white to colour, as an elder relates the story of a man who coveted his brother's wife - to a young man who covets his brother's wife! Winner of six AFI Awards and a Special Jury Prize at Cannes the film is narrated (in English) by legendary Aboriginal actor David Gulpilil, and stars his son, Jamie, as the young warrior with a wandering eye.

Year: 2006
Genre: Art House Cinema, Comedy, Australian Film, Film Festivals 2006, 2007
Country: Australia
Director: Rolf de Heer, Peter Djiggir
Starring: David Gulpilil, (Voice of) , Peter Minygululu, Jamie Gulpilil, Richard Birrinbirrin, Crusoe Kurddal, Frances Djulibing, Johnny Buniyira, Peter Djiggir
Duration: 92 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains violence and nudity.
Subtitles: Yes
7/10
Location in store: Australian Film

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