Ten Canoes Image
Metascore
82

Universal acclaim - based on 20 Critics

User Score
7.4

Generally favorable reviews- based on 5 Ratings

Summary: The first feature film to be shot entirely in Aboriginal language (predominantly Ganalbingu), Ten Canoes is set both in the past (centuries ago, before the coming of white people to Australia) and in the Ganalbingu mythical past.
Runtime: 90 min
Production: Fandango
Genres: Adventure, Drama, Comedy
Country: Australia
Languages: English, Aboriginal
Director Credit
Peter Djigirr Director
Rolf de Heer Director
Writer Credit
Rolf de Heer Writer
Cast Credit
Billy Black Canoeist/Warrior
Bobby Bunungurr Canoeist/Uncle
Cassandra Malangarri Baker Munandjarra
Crusoe Kurddal Ridjimiraril
David Gulpilil The Storyteller
Frances Djulibing Nowalingu
Jamie Gulpilil Dayindi/Yeeralparil
Johnny Buniyira Canoeist/Warrior
Michael Dawu Canoeist/The Stranger
Peter Djigirr Canoeist/The Victim/Warrior
Peter Minygululu Minygululu
Philip Gudthaykudthay The Sorcerer
Richard Birrinbirrin Birrinbirrin
Sonia Djarrabalminym Banalandju
Steven Wilinydjanu Maliburr Canoeist/Warrior
Producer Credit
Belinda Scott Associate Producer
Bryce Menzies Executive Producer
Domenico Procacci Executive Producer
Julie Ryan Producer
Nils Erik Nielsen Associate Producer
Richard Birrinbirrin Associate Producer
Rolf de Heer Producer
Sue Murray Executive Producer
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