Ten Canoes

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Overview

A story within a story within a story. In Australia's Northern Territory, an Aboriginal narrator tells a story about his ancestors on a goose hunt. A youngster on the hunt is being tempted to adultery with his elder brother's wife, so an elder tells him a story from the mythical past about how evil can slip in and cause havoc unless prevented by virtue according to customary tribal law.

  1. Rolf de Heer

    Director, Writer

  2. Peter Djigirr

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Crusoe Kurddal

    Crusoe Kurddal

    Ridjimiraril

  2. Jamie Gulpilil

    Jamie Gulpilil

    Dayindi / Yeeralparil

  3. RB

    Richard Birrinbirrin

    Birrinbirrin

  4. David Gulpilil

    David Gulpilil

    The Storyteller

  5. PM

    Peter Minygululu

    Minygululu

  6. FD

    Frances Djulibing

    Nowalingu

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 30m

Budget $2,000,000.00

Revenue $300,000.00

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  • June 1, 2007
    Theatrical

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