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Title The last wave / Janus Films ; screenplay by Peter Weir, Tony Morphett, Petru Popescu ; produced by Hal McElroy and Jim McElroy ; directed by Peter Weir
Published [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2001]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  791.4372 Wei/Lwa  Unavailable C19
Description 1 videodisc (104 min.) (DVD) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Series Criterion Collection ; 142
Criterion collection ; 142
Summary The story of a lawyer defending a group of aborigines accused of murder. The lawyer feels the pull of magic forces beneath the surface of civilization.DVD
Notes Widescreen format (aspect ratio 1.77:1)
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
Notes MPAA rating: PG
Originally released as a motion picture in 1977
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 or stereo, 1.77:1 aspect ratio, enhanced for widescreen 16:9
English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired
Available for Deakin University staff and students only
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Drama.
Mythology, Aboriginal Australian -- Drama.
Dreamtime (Aboriginal Australian mythology) -- Drama.
Trials (Manslaughter) -- Australia -- Drama.
Lawyers -- Australia -- Drama.
Australia -- Drama.
Genre/Form Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Video recordings.
Author Weir, Peter, 1944-
Chamberlain, Richard, 1935-
Hamnett, Olivia.
Popescu, Petru, 1944-
McElroy, Hal, 1946-
McElroy, Jim, 1946-
Morphett, Tony.
Janus Films.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Last Wave Productions.
ISBN 0780024605
Other Titles Peter Weir's The last wave
OTHER TI Last wave (Motion picture)