Indiepix | Release Date: October 15, 2010
7.8
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raco2046Dec 1, 2010
This is a magnificent movie all around. The scarce dialogue, cinematography but specially the 2 young leads are ... inspiring, breathtaking, relentless. There is a moment, a single instant that spoke to me when in a car's tape recorder RocioThis is a magnificent movie all around. The scarce dialogue, cinematography but specially the 2 young leads are ... inspiring, breathtaking, relentless. There is a moment, a single instant that spoke to me when in a car's tape recorder Rocio Durcal is playing Juan Gabriel (Spanish diva + Mexican divo)... the awkward perfection of this sound insert is, for me, the perfect metaphor of the surprising stuff this movie is made of Expand
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JasonFredericksOct 18, 2010
This movie is brilliant. It is one of the bleakest films I have ever seen. By focusing on the touching story of two young Aborigines it successfully shows their harsh reality. Warwick Thornton does a magnificent job in not only bringingThis movie is brilliant. It is one of the bleakest films I have ever seen. By focusing on the touching story of two young Aborigines it successfully shows their harsh reality. Warwick Thornton does a magnificent job in not only bringing attention to the Indigenous issue but also in telling a beautiful love story. I only hope that more films and art like this can have a positive impact on some of the issues that this movie brings into focus. Expand
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cinemaquoteJan 30, 2011
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PeeryDoJan 11, 2011
Slow, predictable, boring. Let's get real. Been done over, and over, and over, and much better.good things about this movie.....hum. It was in focus and it had 1/2 a plot.
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luistuaFeb 29, 2012
Clásicos les llaman a las películas cuyo mensaje trasciende su tiempo y su entorno y esta película logra transmitirlo así seas en Australia o seas de México. AL estar viendo elClásicos les llaman a las películas cuyo mensaje trasciende su tiempo y su entorno y esta película logra transmitirlo así seas en Australia o seas de México. AL estar viendo el filme pensaba que cualquier escena podría confundirse con un filme hecho en México de no ser por los pocos diálogos en inglés y en idioma aborigen. Impactante. Bastante recomendable. Expand
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