Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith, The - 30th Anniversary Collectors Edition - DVDs
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ISBN: DVCOJBFormat: DVD x 2Starring: Tommy Lewis, Freddy Reynolds, Ray Barrett, Jack Thompson & Angela Punch McGregorRunning Time: Feature Length - 117 minsCountry of Origin: AustraliaDirector: Fred SchepisiYear Published: 1978DVD Region: ALL - PALAge Group: Adult
Fred Schepsi's internationally acclaimed masterpiece, based on the novel by Thomas Keneally is the shocking tale of an indigenous man driven to madness and revenge.Jimmie Blacksmith is a young Aboriginal 'half-caste' raised in central NSW at the turn-of-the-century, a boy initiated by his tribe but also educated by a stern Methodist minister.
Looking to gain respectibility in European society, Jimmie finds a white bride while performing back-breaking work on local farms, but he cannot escape his skin colour, suffering ongoing racism and oppression.