(book "Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence" - as Doris Pilkington Garimara)
Doris Pilkington Garimara | Nugi Garimara
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"I was so arrogant to believe that the film-makers would follow my book very very closely, as for the script, I was like 'Is this my story?', but its a matter of knowing and seeing the point of view of the film-makers. I was coming from a writer's perspective so I had to shift a little too to realise how the book makes a good film, makes a good story. Also, I was script consultant so I was there ...
She was taken when she was about three or four years of age and was 25 when she was reunited with her mother. Her traditional name is Nugi and her kinship name is Garimara. Her mother called her that as soon as she went home.