The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (1978)

Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 48mins.
Genres Drama
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Roy Stevens Associate Producer n/a 171 3000002
Fred Schepisi Producer n/a 3 3000001
Fred Schepisi Director n/a 2 2000001
Wesley Williams Actor n/a 1 1000053
Fred Schepisi Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Thomas Keneally Source Material (from novel) ("The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith") 120793 4000002
Greg Allen Assistant Director n/a 163 5000003
Ken Ambrose Assistant Director n/a 163 5000002
Richard Brennan Production Manager pre-production manager 305 5000001
Lorraine Mafi Actor n/a 1 1000052
Hagar Laikburner Actor n/a 1 1000051
Richard Ussher Actor English Clerk 1 1000045
Rob Steele Actor Claude Lewis 1 1000044
Alexandra Schepisi Actor Baby Healey 1 1000043
Barbara Wyndon Actor Mrs Morgan 1 1000046
Aileen Corpus Actor n/a 1 1000047
James Keneally Actor n/a 1 1000050
Phemise Jonas Actor n/a 1 1000049
Zona Dixon Actor n/a 1 1000048
David Tayles Assistant Director n/a 163 5000004
Andrea Way Production Coordinator n/a 162 5000005
Gerry Humphreys Sound sound rerecording 120816 14000002
Robert Allen Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Deryck DeNiese Makeup n/a 353 13000002
Peter Burgess Sound Editor n/a 229 14000003
William Anderson Sound Editor n/a 229 14000004
Paul Seto Assistant production manager assistant 120820 25000001
Ken Grant Wrangler n/a 121018 20000001
Dean Gawen Sound Editor n/a 229 14000005
Bruce Finlayson Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Ray Kelly Technical Advisor (aboriginal) 537 12000002
Bruce Smeaton Music n/a 120781 8000001
Brian Kavanagh Editor n/a 172 7000001
Ian Baker Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
The National Philharmonic Orchestra Performer n/a 120819 8000002
Wendy Dickson Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Howard Creamer Technical Advisor (aboriginal) 537 12000001
Jill Eden Set Decorator n/a 165 9000003
Mark Rochford Set Decorator n/a 165 9000002
Justine Saunders Actor Nancy 1 1000042
Zac Martin Actor Drunken Aborigine 1 1000041
Jane Harders Actor Mrs Healey 1 1000015
Brian Anderson Actor Hyberry--the Butcher 1 1000014
Ray Meagher Actor Dud Edmonds 1 1000013
Tim Robertson Actor Healey 1 1000012
Julie Dawson Actor Martha Neville 1 1000016
Jack Charles Actor Harry Edwards 1 1000017
Gregory Apps Actor Smith 1 1000020
Robyn Nevin Actor Mrs McCready 1 1000019
Arthur Dignam Actor Man Who Questions Butcher 1 1000018
Peter Sumner Actor Dowie Steed 1 1000011
Elizabeth Alexander Actor Petra Craf 1 1000010
Jack Thompson Actor Reverend Neville 1 1000004
Ray Barrett Actor Farrell 1 1000003
Freddy Reynolds Actor Mort 1 1000002
Angela Punch-McGregor Actor Gilda Marshall 1 1000005
Steve Dodds Actor Uncle Tabidgi 1 1000006
Don Crosby Actor Jack Newby 1 1000009
Ruth Cracknell Actor Mrs Heather Newby 1 1000008
Peter Carroll Actor McCready 1 1000007
Jillian Archer Actor Young Nun 1 1000021
John Bowman Actor Mullett 1 1000022
Kevin Myles Actor Knoller 1 1000035
Carlene Rogerson Actor Girl at Brentwood 1 1000034
Mervyn Drake Actor Kelly 1 1000033
Thomas Keneally Actor Cook 1 1000036
Katie Lillie Actor Vera Newby 1 1000037
Ray Marshall Actor Constable in Jail 1 1000040
Terry McDermott Actor MP 1 1000039
Rosie Lillie Actor Jane Newby 1 1000038
John Jarratt Actor Michaels 1 1000032
Alan Hardy Actor Carmichael--Australian Clerk 1 1000031
Bill Charlton Actor Jones 1 1000025
Michael Carman Actor J C Thomas 1 1000024
Bryan Brown Actor Shearer 1 1000023
Liddy Clark Actor Kate 1 1000026
Matthew Crosby Actor Timmy Newby 1 1000027
Ken Grant Actor Wilson 1 1000030
Ian Gilmour Actor Eddie 1 1000029
Marshall Crosby Actor Peter Newby 1 1000028
Tommy Lewis Actor Jimmie Blacksmith 1 1000001
Synopsis
An Australian Aborigine is torn between his ethnic roots and the desire to integrate into white society. Despite his hard work, the man faces racism and mistreatment by his white employers at every turn. When his frustration with the world around him finally reaches its boiling point.
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