A portrait of a unique and fascinating Australian actor -- aborigine David Gulpilil.
I cannot claim to know much about David Gulpilil, but I think it is safe to say that few can. This documentary not only showcases his career in film, but also shows how he is able to straddle the worlds of Australia and his native people. Much like "Walkabout" is a mixing of cultures, this too is a mixing within a single man's life.
His dancing is impressive, as is his ability to grasp the subtleties of acting in ways that trained actors never could. I also like that when he blends in with "civilization" he presented himself as a black man. I would not call him black, but I can see why he would align himself with that culture.
A truly fascinating man.
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