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Works: 121 works in 385 publications in 8 languages and 10,871 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  History  War films  Western films  Comedy films  Historical films  Nonfiction films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Costume designer, Commentator, Arranger
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Gulpilil
Publications by Gulpilil
Most widely held works by Gulpilil
Rabbit-proof fence by Phillip Noyce( visu )
40 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 2,465 libraries worldwide
In the 1930's in outback Australia, three young Aboriginal girls are snatched from their mothers' arms in Jigalong, Western Australia and sent to a remote settlement at Moore River. Distanced from their mothers and forced to adapt to a strange new world, the girls attempt the impossible and embark on a daring escape. What ensues is an epic journey which tests the girls will to survive and their hope of finding the rabbit-proof fence to guide them home
Australia by Baz Luhrmann( visu )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 2,320 libraries worldwide
In northern Australia at the beginning of World War II, an English aristocrat inherits a cattle station the size of Maryland. When English cattle barons plot to take her land, she reluctantly joins forces with a rough-hewn stock-man to drive 2,000 head of cattle across hundreds of miles of the country's most unforgiving land, only to still face the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by the Japanese forces that had attacked Pearl Harbor only months earlier
Walkabout by Nicolas Roeg( visu )
56 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,795 libraries worldwide
A young sister and brother are abandoned in the harsh Australian outback and must learn to exist in the natural world, without their usual comforts, in this hypnotic masterpiece. Along the way, they met a young aborigine on his 'walkabout, ' a rite of passage in which adolescent boys are initiated into manhood by journeying into the wilderness alone
Crocodile Dundee by Peter Faiman( visu )
12 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and French and held by 867 libraries worldwide
A free spirited Australian who hunts crocodiles with his bare hands, stares down giant water buffaloes, and drinks mere mortals under the table faces the ultimate torture test--a trip to New York City
The last wave by Peter Weir( visu )
18 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and held by 719 libraries worldwide
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
Ten Canoes ( visu )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Australian languages and English and held by 657 libraries worldwide
"A parable of forbidden love from Australia's mythical past, narrated by Australian icon David Gulpilil and starring his son Jamie as the covetous youth Dayindi, Ten Canoes is a ground-breaking glimpse into aboriginal life centuries before European settlement. Shot in and around the Arafura Wetlands of Central Arnhem Land, Rolf de Heer and the People of Ramingining have created a pioneering and timeless tale for all people and all cultures."--DVD Container
The tracker by Rolf De Heer( visu )
23 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 467 libraries worldwide
The tracker: An Aborigine tracker is teamed with three mounted policemen to search for a fugitive suspected of murdering a white woman. A study in archetypes and stereotypes, as each individual moves closer to their own primal emotions and instincts as they move further into the outback. When the searchers come into contact with the native peoples of the wilderness, their urges find new and brutal outlets
Mad Dog Morgan ( visu )
15 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 183 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of the story of Dan Morgan, an adventurer whose exploits during the Australian gold rush caused him to become a wanted outlaw and the object of a manhunt
Storm boy by Henri Safron( visu )
20 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Ten-year-old Mike (Storm Boy) lives with his recluse father on South Australia's lonely and beautiful coast. Here his free spirit roams with his pet pelican Mr. Percival and his secret Aboriginal friend Fingerbone Bill. He knows no other world. Suddenly there are intruders, the local school teacher who wants him to take lessons, a resentful wildlife ranger, duck shooters ... Mike is forced to choose between a life of continued isolation and the challenges of the outside world
Gulpilil's Stories of the dreamtime by Gulpilil( Book )
6 editions published between 1979 and 1990 in English and Dutch and held by 131 libraries worldwide
Twelve myths of the Mandalbingu tribe of Arnhem Land; book based on TV series The Dreamtime
Crocodile Dundee ; Crocodile Dundee II ; Crododile Dundee in Los Angeles ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
Three films with the hero from the land Down Under. In the first film, Michael J. "Crocodile" Dundee is a free spirited crocodile hunting Australian who follows a beautiful reporter to New York and shakes the Big Apple to its core. In Crocodile Dundee II, Dundee and his girfriend, the reporter are targeted by a gang of ruthless drug dealers. To even the odds, Dundee leads the big-city hoods into the treacherous Australian outback. In Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles, Dundee suspects foul play at a movie studio and uses his Outback smarts to bring the bad guys to justice
Charlie's country ( visu )
6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Blackfella Charlie is getting older, and he's out of sorts. The Government Intervention is making life more difficult on his remote community, what with the proper policing of whitefella laws that don't generally make much sense, and Charlie's kin and ken seeming more interested in going along with things than doing anything about it. So Charlie takes off, to live the old way, but in so doing, sets off a chain of events in his life that has him return to his community chastened, and somewhat the wiser
The birirrk : our ancestors of the dreaming by Gulpilil( Book )
3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
The Great Barrier reef by Australian Tourist Commission( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
Come explore Australia's 1,200-mile natural phenomenon. Share an aquatic environment with sharks, sea plants, and nearly 10,000 species, all engaged in the harsh reality of an eat-or-be-eaten existence
Satellite boy ( visu )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Just outside the town of Wyndham, in the northern Kimberley region of Western Australia, young Pete lives with his grandfather in an old abandoned outdoor cinema in the desert. When the old drive-in is threatened with demolition, ten year old Pete takes off to the city with his best mate Kalmain, to save his home. But the boys get lost in the Australian outback. Starving and thirsty, Pete has to remember some of the old bush skills his grandfather taught him to survive. Finally Pete and Kalmain reach the city, they save the old cinema and return home as heroes
Storm boy by Colin Thiele( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Storm Boy lives with his recluse father on South Australia's lonely and beautiful Coorong. Here Storm Boy's free spirit roams with his pet pelican Mr. Percival and his secret Aboriginal friend Fingerbone Bill
Gulpilil : one red blood ( visu )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Gulpilil VHS PAL 56min rated PG
Dead heart ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
A local lawman tries to reconcile the aboriginal tradition requiring revenge for murder vs. Australian law
Tales tall and true by Reg Cribb( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
The Haunting of Daniel Gartrell is a comedic thriller where Edgar Allen-Poe meets Banjo Paterson; Gulpilil Is a one man show about the life of, and starring, indigenous performer, David Gulpilil; The Chatroom explores the impact of our changing world on relationships; Ruby's Last Dollar is the story of a woman who would risk everything
Crocodile Dreaming ( visu )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
A modern day supernatural myth about two estranged brothers. Separated at birth, they have different fathers. One is readily accepted as a fully-fledged member of the tribe and is looked on to fulfil the duties of jungaiy, an important ceremonial role which obliges him to be caretaker for his mother's dreaming, the crocodile totem. The other, whose father was white, is younger and has had to struggle to fit into the tribe who see him only as a yella fella
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Alternative Names
Dalaithngu, David Gulpilil Ridjimiraril 1953-
David Gulpilil acteur
David Gulpilil acteur uit Australië
David Gulpilil aktor australijski
David Gulpilil Australian actor
David Gulpilil australischer Schauspieler und Tänzer
Gulpilil 1953-....
Gulpilil, David
Gulpilil Ridjimiraril Dalaithngu, David 1953-
Gumpilil, David
Gumpilil, David 1953-
Ridjimiraril Dalaithngu, David Gulpilil 1953-
Дэвид Галпилил австралийский актёр
دیوید گالپیلیل بازیگر استرالیایی
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