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Crocodile Dreaming (2007)

Crocodile Dreaming is a project developed by Darlene Johnson and the legendary Australian actorand winner of AFFs inaugural Don Dustan AwardDavid Gulpilil. It tells the story of two ... See full synopsis »

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Credited cast:
... Burrimmilla
... Charlie (as Tom E. Lewis)
Richard Birrinbirrin ... George / Crocodile Dancer - Raminging
Mary Dhapalany ... Judy
Frances Djulibing ... Mother - Crocodile Spirit
Jamie Gulpilil ... Peter / Crocodile Dancer - Raminging
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Daniel Ashley ... Crocodile Dancer - Oenpelli
George Banbuma ... Keeper of the tribal law / Crocodile Dancer - Raminging
James Bruce ... Crocodile Dancer - Raminging
Lucas Bukuna ... Crocodile Dancer - Oenpelli
Paul Bunburynu ... Crocodile Dancer - Raminging
Bobby Bunungurr ... Crocodile Dancer - Raminging
Julie Dhapalany ... Cheryl
Bradley Dhatbirrkdhun ... Boy
Luke Djalgarrarra ... Crocodile Dancer - Oenpelli
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Crocodile Dreaming is a project developed by Darlene Johnson and the legendary Australian actorand winner of AFFs inaugural Don Dustan AwardDavid Gulpilil. It tells the story of two estranged half-brothers, Burrimmilla and Charlie, who must struggle against their own jealousy and distrust for each other. A violent death upsets the spiritual world, and Burrimmilla is called upon to fulfill an ancient tribal obligation. He must find the sacred stone which holds the power of his mother's dreaming and return it to its secret belonging place. When the brothers finally come together, they are confronted by the spirit of their mother, who leads them to the special creation place, and opens up the possibility of restoring harmony in the natural world. The film not only stars Gulpilil but also Tom E. Lewis, the star of The Chant of Jimmy Blacksmith and more recently, the subject of Ivan Sens Yellow Fella

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AUD 672,118 (estimated)
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Wanderer
Performed by Nabarlek
From the album 'Munwurrk'
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