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When Doug Dooligan, a 19-year-old Aboriginal, gets out of gaol he has plans for a crime-free, trouble-free future. His best friend, Pretty Boy Floyd, has different ideas. Based on the novel, The Day of the Dog, by Archie Weller.

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Crew

Director
James Ricketson
Writers
James Ricketson
Producer
David Rapsey
Executive Producers
Paul Barron  Penny Chapman
Dir. of Photography
Jeffrey Malouf
Composer
Merv Graham
Editor
Chris Cordeaux
Production Designer
Bob Ricketson

Cast

John Hargreaves - Ernie Dingo - John Moore - David Ngoombujarra - Jaylene Riley - Lisa Kinchela

Production Details

Production Completion
1992
Genre
Drama
Production Company
Barron Features Pty Ltd

Sales

International Sales
Barron Entertainment Ltd

Selected Awards & Festivals

  • Australian Film Season - UK
    (1996)
  • Centenary of Australian Cinema- Retrospective of Australian Films
    (1995)
  • Aurora Australis: New Independent Film from Australia
    (1995)
  • Santa Barbara International Film Festival
    (1994)
  • Catholic Film Organisation Awards
    (1994)
  • Australian Film Festival Istanbul
    (1994)
  • Asia Pacific Film Festival
    (1994)
  • Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival
    (1993)
  • Film Critics' Circle of Australia
    (1993)
  • Calcutta (Kolkata) International Film Festival
    (1993)
  • Aspen Film Festival
    (1993)
  • Australian Film Institute
    (1993)
  • Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission
    (1992)
  • Aspen Film Festival
    (1989)