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The Screen Guide

It is the distant past, tribal times. Dayindi (played by Jamie Gulpilil, son of the great David Gulpilil) covets one of the wives of his older brother. To teach him the proper way, he is told a story from the mythical past, a story of wrong love, kidnapping, sorcery, bungling mayhem and revenge gone wrong. In English storytelling (by David Gulpilil) and subtitled Ganalbingu language, this is a film unlike any you have ever seen.

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Rolf de Heer
Rolf de Heer
Rolf de Heer  Julie Ryan
Executive Producers
Sue Murray  Domenico Procacci  Bryce Menzies
Dir. of Photography
Ian Jones ACS
Tania Nehme
Production Designer
Beverley Freeman
Crusoe Kurddal - Jamie Gulpilil - Richard Birrinbirrin - Peter Mingylulu - Frances Djulibing
Production Completion
Action adventure, Comedy
Production Company
Vertigo Productions Pty Ltd  Fandango Australia Pty Ltd
Australian Sales
Palace Films
International Sales
Wild Bunch

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