Gulpilil gives dignity to this “Ozploitation” classic with its largely stock and ethnographically erroneous portrayal of the First Nations. In an on-set promo, its dazed and confused Hollywood star Dennis Hopper inadvertently malapropped an ideal description for these fictional people: “aboriginaries”.
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Screenplay by Philippe Mora
Book by Margaret Carnegie
Associate Producer Richard Brennan
Producer Jeremy Thomas
Dennis Hopper, Jack Thompson, David Gulpilil, Frank Thring, Michael Pate, Wallas Eaton, Bill Hunter, John Hargreaves, Martin Harris, Robin Ramsay, Graeme Blundell, Gregory Apps, Liza Lee-Atkinson, Elaine Baillie, Don Barkham, Kurt Beimel, David Bracks, Liddy Clark, Peter Collingwood, Peter Cummins, John Derum, Gerry Duggan, Max Fairchild, Chuck Faulkner, Judith Fisher, Alan Hardy, Isobel Harley, David John, Norman Kaye, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Kevin Leslie, Robert McDarra, David Mitchell, Christopher Pate, Grant Page, Phillip Ross, Bruce Spence, Peter Thompson, Roger Ward, Ken Weaver, Harold Baigent, Clare Balmford, Natalie Bate, Tony Bazell, Bill Bennett, John Bowman, Tom Broadbridge, David Buckland, John Cousins, Gail Evans, Reg Evans, Cliff Ellen, Tom Farley, Jon Finlayson, John Gaden, Terry Gill, Andrew Gilmore, Ken Grant, Fred Greenwood, Jeremy Kewley, Harry Lister, Gerard Maguire, Gary Meadows, Dennis Miller, Warwick Randall, Arthur Rudkin, Peter Sherwood, John Smythe, Elsie Wishart, Steve Rackman
Produced by Motion Picture Productions and Mad Dog.