The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith | 1978

Drama
A stirring epic about the oppression, explosion, and subsequent flight of a half-caste aborigine in the year 1900.

Cast

... Jimmie Blacksmith

Actor

... Mort

Actor

... Farrell

Actor

... Reverend Neville

Actor

... Gilda Marshall

Actor

... Uncle Tabidgi

Actor

... McCready

Actor

... Mrs Heather Newby

Actor

... Jack Newby

Actor

... Petra Craf

Actor

... Dowie Steed

Actor

... Healey

Actor

Writers

Screenplay

Source Material (from novel)

Company

Al et Al

Production Company

Australian Film Commission (AFC)

Production Company

Film House Entertainment

Production Company

Television and Media Services Ltd

Production Company

Victoria Film Corporation

Production Company

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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