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Films for the hearing impaired
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Peter Weir; Hal McElroy; Jim McElroy; Tony Morphett; Petru Popescu; Richard Chamberlain; Olivia Hamnett; Gulpilil.; Janus Films.; Last Wave Production.; Criterion Collection (Firm)
|Language Note:||English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired.|
|Notes:||Widescreen format (aspect ratio 1.77).
Originally released as a motion picture in 1977.
Special features include: New digital transfer supervised by Peter Weir and enhanced for 16x9 televisions ; interview with Peter Weir ; original theatrical trailer ; RSDL dual-layer edition.
"Copyright Last Wave Productions Pty Ltd 1977/2000."
|Credits:||Director of photography, Russell Boyd ; editor, Max Lemon ; music, Charles Wain ; production designer, Goran Warff.|
|Cast:||Richard Chamberlain, Olivia Hamnett, Gulpilil, Frederick Parslow, Vivean Gray, Nandjiwarra Amagula M.B.E., Walter Amagula, Roy Bara, Cedric Lalara, Morris Lalara.|
|Target Audience:||MPAA rating: PG.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (104 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Series Title:||Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 142.; Classic collection (Chicago, Ill.)|
|Other Titles:||Peter Weir's The last wave
The last wave
|Responsibility:||Janus Films ; screenplay by Peter Weir, Tony Morphett, Petru Popescu ; produced by Hal McElroy and James McElroy ; directed by Peter Weir.|
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The story of a lawyer defending a group of aboriginals accused of murder. The lawyer feels the pull of magic forces beneath the surface of civilization.
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