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Title Ten canoes
Published [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (1 video file, 87 min., 41 sec.) : digital stereo, sound, color
Summary Ten canoes tells the story of the people of the Arafura swamp, in their language, and is set a long time before the coming of the Balanda, as white people were known. Dayindi covets one of the wives of his older brother. To teach him the proper way, he is told a story from the mythical past, a story of wrong love, kidnapping, sorcery, bungling mayhem and revenge gone wrong
Notes Title from resource description page (viewed Feb. 20, 2012)
Credits Written & directed by Molly Reynolds, Tania Nehme, Rolf de Heer ; producers, Rolf de Heer, Julie Ryan
Performer David Gulpilil as storyteller, Jamie Gulpilil, Crusoe Kurddal, Richard Birrinbirrin, Peter Minygululu, Frances Djulibing
Event Originally produced by Madman Entertainment in 2005
Notes Mode of access: World Wide Web
Subject Ten canoes (Motion picture) -- History and criticism
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Arnhem Land (N.T.) -- Antiquities -- Drama.
Aboriginal Australians -- Boats -- Australia -- Arnhem Land (N.T.)
Genre/Form Video recordings.
Form Streaming video
Author Kanopy (Firm)
Other Titles Ten canoes : one hundred and fifty spears, ten canoes, three wives ... trouble