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Ten Canoes Ten Canoes

An ethnographic shaggy-dog story set and filmed in Australian swamp. An ethnographic shaggy-dog story set and filmed in Australian swamp.
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An ethnographic shaggy-dog story set and filmed in Australian swamp. Centred around an expedition by canoe to gather goose eggs, the film unfolds as village elder Minygululu (Peter Minygululu) discovers that his youngest wife is much desired by his callow younger brother Dayindi (Jamie Gulpilil). As the expedition proceeds, Minygululu gradually relates a cautionary fable about Ridjimiraril (Crusoe Kurddal) - a proud warrior who like the narrator (David Gulpilil) has three wives and an envious younger brother (also played by Jamie Gulpilil) and whose life is thrown into turmoil when one of his wives disappears mysteriously after a stranger appears in the area. An ethnographic shaggy-dog story set and filmed in Australian swamp. Centred around an expedition by canoe to gather goose eggs, the film unfolds as village elder Minygululu (Peter Minygululu) discovers that his youngest wife is much desired by his callow younger brother Dayindi (Jamie Gulpilil). As the expedition proceeds, Minygululu gradually relates a cautionary fable about Ridjimiraril (Crusoe Kurddal) - a proud warrior who like the narrator (David Gulpilil) has three wives and an envious younger brother (also played by Jamie Gulpilil) and whose life is thrown into turmoil when one of his wives disappears mysteriously after a stranger appears in the area.

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SKU 5050582496284
Catalogue Number 8249628
Year 2006
Format DVD
Publisher(s) Universal Pictures
Aspect ratio 1.78:1
Language(s) English
Running time 88 mins
DVD region 2
Certificate 15

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