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The chant of Jimmie Blacksmith

Author: Fred SchepisiJack ThompsonRay BarrettFreddy ReynoldsTommy LewisAll authors
Publisher: United States : Industrial Entertainment, 2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dramatization of the life of a half caste torn between his Aboriginal roots and his desire to be part of white society. When he becomes an object of loathing and ridicule, he and his full blood Aborigine brother embark upon an odyssey of murdering whites before he is captured, tried, and executed.
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Feature films
Drama
Film adaptations
Named Person: Thomas Keneally; Thomas Keneally
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Schepisi; Jack Thompson; Ray Barrett; Freddy Reynolds; Tommy Lewis; Thomas Keneally; Victorian Film Corporation.; Film House Company.
OCLC Number: 277156507
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1978.
Based on the novel by Thomas Keneally.
Extras: Tommy Lewis interview -- The making of The chant of Jimmie Blacksmith with director Fred Schepisi.
Credits: Written, produced and directed by Fred Schepisi ; photography, Ian Baker ; editor, Brian Kavanagh : music, Bruce Smeaton.
Cast: Tommy Lewis, Freddy Reynolds, Ray Barrett, Jack Thompson, Angela Punch, Steve Dodds.
Description: 1 videodisc (122 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; dual layer; NTSC region 1; 2.35:1 aspect ratio.
Responsibility: screenplay by Fred Schepisi ; produced and directed by Fred Schepisi ; Film House, Victorian Film.

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Dramatization of the life of a half caste torn between his Aboriginal roots and his desire to be part of white society. When he becomes an object of loathing and ridicule, he and his full blood Aborigine brother embark upon an odyssey of murdering whites before he is captured, tried, and executed.

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