Ten Canoes


Ten Canoes: 
Rolf de Heer, 2005

One hundred and fifty spears, ten canoes, three wives…trouble.

A parable of forbidden love from Australia’s mythical past, narrated by Australian icon David Gulpilil and starring his son Jamie as the covetous youth Dayindi, TEN CANOES is a ground-breaking glimpse into Aboriginal life centuries before European settlement. Shot in and around the Arafura Wetlands of Central Arnhem Land, Rolf de Heer and the people of Ramingining have created a pioneering and timeless tale for all people and all cultures.

Includes interviews with cast and short documentaries by Ramingining community members.

Format: DVD PAL Region ‘all’ (playable on all DVD players).

Length: 90 minutes

Rated: M

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