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Author: Peter WeirHal McElroyJim McElroyTony MorphettPetru PopescuAll authors
Publisher: [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, ©2001.
Series: Criterion collection, 142.; Classic collection (Chicago, Ill.)
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of a lawyer defending a group of aboriginals accused of murder. The lawyer feels the pull of magic forces beneath the surface of civilization.
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Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Legal films
Videos (DVD)
Foreign films
Legal drama (Films)
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Weir; Hal McElroy; Jim McElroy; Tony Morphett; Petru Popescu; Richard Chamberlain; Olivia Hamnett; Gulpilil; Janus Films.; Last Wave Productions.; Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN: 0780024605 9780780024601
OCLC Number: 48556336
Language Note: English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired.
Notes: Widescreen format (aspect ratio 1.77).
Originally released as a motion picture in 1977.
Special features include: New digital transfer supervised by Peter Weir and enhanced for 16x9 televisions ; interview with Peter Weir ; original theatrical trailer ; RSDL dual-layer edition.
"Copyright Last Wave Productions Pty Ltd 1977/2000."
Credits: Director of photography, Russell Boyd ; editor, Max Lemon ; music, Charles Wain ; production designer, Goran Warff.
Cast: Richard Chamberlain, Olivia Hamnett, Gulpilil, Frederick Parslow, Vivean Gray, Nandjiwarra Amagula M.B.E., Walter Amagula, Roy Bara, Cedric Lalara, Morris Lalara.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: "Special Features: [1.] New digital transfer supervised by director Peter Weir and enhanced for 16x9 televisions --
[2.] Interview with director Peter Weir --
[3.] Original theatrical trailer --
[4.] English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired --
[5.] Optimal image quality: RSDL dual-layer edition.
Series Title: Criterion collection, 142.; Classic collection (Chicago, Ill.)
Other Titles: Peter Weir's The last wave
Responsibility: Janus Films ; screenplay by Peter Weir, Tony Morphett, Petru Popescu ; produced by Hal McElroy and James McElroy ; directed by Peter Weir.

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The story of a lawyer defending a group of aboriginals accused of murder. The lawyer feels the pull of magic forces beneath the surface of civilization.

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