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Night cries : a rural tragedy

Author: Tracey MoffattPenny McDonaldMarcia LangtonAgnes HardwickJimmy LittleAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Distributed by Women Make Movies, [2007?] ©1989
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A fictional story in which a middle-aged Aboriginal woman resents the responsibility of caring for her old white mother. Her memories and dreams invade her routine until the old woman's mortality fuels the daughter's guilt and loss. Filmed entirely in a studio, with vibrantly colored sets and extremely creative use of ambient sound.
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Genre/Form: Experimental films
Short films
Fiction films
Motion pictures
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Tracey Moffatt; Penny McDonald; Marcia Langton; Agnes Hardwick; Jimmy Little; John Whitteron; Debra Petrovitch; Australian Film Commission,; Women Make Movies (Firm)
OCLC Number: 174048895
Notes: Originally produced in 1989.
Credits: Cinematographer, John Whitteron ; art director, Stephen Curtis ; editor, Phillippa Harvey ; soundscape effects, Debra Petrovitch.
Cast: Marcia Langton, Agnes Hardwick, Jimmy Little, Alkira Fitzgerald, Elizabeth Gentle.
Description: 1 videodisc (17 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R; region 1; letterbox (4:3); Dolby digital 2.0 remastered from a monaural soundtrack.
Responsibility: director/writer, Tracey Moffatt ; producer, Penny McDonald ; produced with the assistance of the Australian Film Commission.

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A fictional story in which a middle-aged Aboriginal woman resents the responsibility of caring for her old white mother. Her memories and dreams invade her routine until the old woman's mortality fuels the daughter's guilt and loss. Filmed entirely in a studio, with vibrantly colored sets and extremely creative use of ambient sound.

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