The title of the film arose from discussions between de heer and david gulpilil about a photograph of ten canoeists poling across the arafura swamp taken by anthropologist donald thomson 1 in 1936. Tickets special offers.
Ten canoes is a 2006 australian drama film directed by rolf de heer and peter djigirr and starring crusoe kurddal.
Ten canoes summary. Twelve canoes is a series of short films that paint a compelling portrait of the people history culture and place of the yolngu people whose homeland is the arafura swamp of north central arnhem land in the northern territory. Plot summary synopsis and more. Ten canoes 2006 plot.
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In australia s northern territory a man tells us a story of his people and his land. Helmer rolf de heer depicts a barely represented oral tradition with a. Showing all 4 items jump to.
Twelve canoes 2009 drama. Ten canoes combines adventure comedy and anthropology to explore an aborigine folk tale both fallibly human and legendary. Also sign me up for fanmail to get updates on all things movies.
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Underlying ten canoes is the respect aboriginals have for the art of storytelling as a means of entertainment and a carrier of tribal meaning and solidarity. Ten canoes is an invitation to non indigenous peoples and indigenous peoples from other parts of the country to glimpse the ancient world of the yolngu through this film which is a combination of ethnographically inspired narrative juxtaposed with ancient indigenous cultural beliefs and traditions. Ten canoes is an invitation to non indigenous peoples and indigenous peoples from other parts of the country to glimpse the ancient world of the yolngu through this film which is a combination of ethnographically inspired narrative juxtaposed with ancient indigenous cultural beliefs and traditions.
It s about an older man minygululu who has three wives and realizes that his younger. In the film a tribal elder named minygululu peter minygululu is leading men on an expedition that includes harvesting bark to make canoes and then going through a swamp hunting goose eggs. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7 10.
De heer a dutch born australian filmmaker is a close collaboration between him and the ramingining aboriginal people many of whom appear in the movie.