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Jandamarra's War (2011)

In Jandamarra's War, we learn how in the 1890's the European colonialists arrive in the Kimberley with vast herds of sheep and cattle, determined to make their fortune by feeding a rapidly ... See full summary »

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Mitch Torres

Writer:

Mitch Torres
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Credited cast:
Ernie Dingo ... Narrator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Darcy Anderson Darcy Anderson ... Fred Edgar
David Beurteaux David Beurteaux ... Lukin
Emmanuel J. Brown Emmanuel J. Brown ... Lilimarra
Gabriel Brown Gabriel Brown ... Baby Jandamarra
Tamara Cherel Tamara Cherel ... Mayannie
Grant Currie Grant Currie ... Drewry
Peter Docker Peter Docker ... Richardson
Bevan Green Bevan Green ... Young Jandamarra
Andy Hallen Andy Hallen ... Forester
Keithan Holloway Keithan Holloway ... Jandamarra
Stanley Jangary Snr Stanley Jangary Snr ... Ellemarra
Kaylene Marr Kaylene Marr ... Jinny
Jack Mccale Jack Mccale ... Micki
Blythe McGuckin Blythe McGuckin ... Blythe
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In Jandamarra's War, we learn how in the 1890's the European colonialists arrive in the Kimberley with vast herds of sheep and cattle, determined to make their fortune by feeding a rapidly growing population in the South. But the settlers soon discover they are in land populated with indigenous tribes, ready to fight the red-faced invaders. Jandamarra is born into this turmoil in 1873. His spirit country, on his father's side, is a land called Djumbud. His mother Jinny, a powerful and independent woman, belongs to the Lennard River flat lands. At the age of six, Jinny takes Jandamarra onto William Lukin's million-acre cattle station at Lennard River Flats. Jandamarra quickly excels in all pastoral skills - much to the pride of Lukin who, like other settlers, boasts about his stockmen's abilities as tribute to his own skills of tutelage and management. Jandamarra remains at Lennard River Flats until it is time for him to be initiated into Bunuba law. His uncle Ellemarra is a very ... Written by Mitch Torres

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

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