The film explores the story of the Bounty and is based on the 1932 novel Mutiny on the Bounty by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall. Read More »
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Jedda (1955) Charles Chauvel, Rosalie Kunoth-Monks, Robert Tudawali, Betty Suttor, Adventure, Drama, History
Set against the harsh natural surrounds of outback Northern Territory, Jedda captures a rare and honest glimpse into the heart and history of indigenous Australia. Read More »
Charles Chauvel came to the forefront of Australian cinema after The Moth of Moonbi (1926), and followed up with Greenhide, his final silent film. It was on the set of Greenhide that Chauvel met his wife Elsie, who had the starring role. The story follows a girl who moves from a life of leisure in the city to rural Queensland, where she romanticises her way into the arms of the rough farm manager, ‘Greenhide Gavin’. A cattle-thieving plot also unfolds.
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