Director: Charles Chauvel
Starring: Ngarla Kunoth (Jedda), Robert Tudawali (Marbuck), Betty Suttor (Sarah McMann), Paul Reynall (Joe), George Simpson-Lyttle (Douglas McMann), Tas Fitzer (Peter Wallis), Wason Byers (Felix Romero), Willie Farrar (Little Joe), Margaret Dingle (Little Jedda)
first Australian produced film to be shot in color; the first to use Aboriginal actors in lead roles; first to be featured at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival.
Conflict arises when an Aboriginal girl is separated from her culture.
Source: Film in Australia. http://www.cultureandrecreation.gov.au/articles/film/
Return To Main Page
Return to Home Page (Vernon Johns Society)