Most Popular Aboriginal-Language Feature Films
Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property from a takeover plot. As the pair drive 2,000 head of cattle over unforgiving landscape, they experience the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by Japanese forces firsthand. Dir: Baz Luhrmann With: Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, Shea Adams Adventure | Drama | History | Romance | War 165 mins.
The Fourth Kind
A thriller involving an ongoing unsolved mystery in Alaska, where one town has seen an extraordinary number of unexplained disappearances during the past 40 years and there are accusations of a federal cover up. Dir: Olatunde Osunsanmi With: Milla Jovovich, Elias Koteas, Will Patton Mystery | Sci-Fi | Thriller 98 mins.
Political intrigue and deception unfold inside the United Nations, where a US Secret Service agent is assigned to investigate an interpreter who overhears an assassination plot. Dir: Sydney Pollack With: Nicole Kidman, Sean Penn, Catherine Keener Mystery | Thriller 128 mins.
A lawman apprehends a notorious outlaw and gives him 9 days to kill his older brother, or else they'll execute his younger brother. Dir: John Hillcoat With: Ray Winstone, Guy Pearce, Emily Watson Crime | Drama | Western 104 mins.
In 1931, three aboriginal girls escape after being plucked from their homes to be trained as domestic staff and set off on a trek across the Outback. Dir: Phillip Noyce With: Everlyn Sampi, Tianna Sansbury, Kenneth Branagh Adventure | Drama | History 94 mins.
Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale
An indigenous clan-based people living in harmony with nature find their way of life threatened when violent interlopers from another culture arrive, intent on seizing their natural resources and enslaving them. Dir: Te-Sheng Wei With: Masanobu Andô, Jun'ichi Haruta, Sabu Kawahara Action | Drama | History 276 mins.
Two young children are stranded in the Australian outback and are forced to cope on their own. They... Dir: Nicolas Roeg With: Jenny Agutter, David Gulpilil, Luc Roeg Adventure | Drama United States-GP 100 mins.
A story within a story. In Australia's Northern Territory, a man tells us one of the stories of his people and his land... Dir: Rolf de Heer, Peter Djigirr With: Crusoe Kurddal, Jamie Gulpilil, Richard Birrinbirrin Adventure | Comedy | Drama 90 mins.
Stewart Kane, an Irishman living in the Australian town of Jindabyne, is on a fishing trip in isolated... Dir: Ray Lawrence With: Laura Linney, Gabriel Byrne, John Howard Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller 123 mins.
The Last Wave
A Sydney lawyer defends five Aborigines in a ritualized taboo murder and in the process learns disturbing things about himself. Dir: Peter Weir With: Richard Chamberlain, Olivia Hamnett, David Gulpilil Drama | Mystery | Thriller 106 mins.