David (credited as Gumpilil) debuts in Nicolas Roeg’s extraordinary visual poem. The moment this charismatic and handsome 16-year-old strides into view, adorned with the lizards he’s just killed, is breathtaking. In some ways the symbolic burden he has carried since began here: does he represent the essence of Australia or the exotically Other?
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Associate Producer Anthony J. Hope
Producer Si Litvinoff
Executive Producer Max L. Raab
Screenplay Edward Bond
Novel Donald G Payne
Cast Jenny Agutter, Luc Roeg, David Gulpilil, John Meillon, Robert McDarra, Peter Carver, John Illingsworth, Hilary Bamberger, Barry Donnelly, Noeline Brown, Carlo Manchini, George Roubicek
Produced by Max L. Raab Productions and Si Litvinoff Film Production.