Ten canoes [DVD] / Palm Pictures ; Film Finance Corporation Australia presents a Fandango Australia/Vertigo production in association with South Australian Film Corporation, Adelaide Film Festival and SBS Independent ; produced by Rolf de Heer, Julie Ryan ; written by Rolf de Heer in consultation with the people of Ramingining ; co-directed by Peter Djigirr ; directed by Rolf de Heer
DVD | [Distributed by] Palm Pictures | , c2006.
Available at Midlothian DVD (DVD TEN)
1 videodisc (88 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround or 2.0 stereo, NTSC.
Aboriginal and English dialogue, English subtitles.
Storyteller, David Gulpilil Ridjimiraril Dalaithngu.
Crusoe Kurddal, Jamie Dayindi Gulpilil Dalaithngu, Richard Birrinbirrin, Peter Minygululu, Frances Djulibing.
Director of photography, Ian Jones ; editor, Tania Nehme ; art director, Beverley Freeman.
Inspired by the photographs of Dr. Donald Thomson.
In the distant past, Dayindi covets his older brother's wife. To teach him the proper way, he is told a parable of forbidden love from the mythical past, a story of wrong love, kidnapping, sorcery, and revenge gone wrong.
Special features: "The Balanda and the bark canoes: the making of Ten Canoes" featurette (55 min.); aerial map of Arnhem Land; interview with Peter Djigirr; interview with director Rolf de Heer; photo gallery: Thomson photographs revisited; US theatrical trailer; DVD-ROM: study guide.
De Heer, Rolf, 1951-
Thomson, Donald F. (Donald Ferguson), 1901-1970.
Film Finance Corporation Australia.
South Australian Film Corporation.
Adelaide Film Festival.