Rabbit-proof fence [DVD videorecording] / Miramax Films, HanWay and Australian Film Finance Corporation present a Rumbalara Films, Olsen Levy Production in association with Showtime Australia ; producers, Phillip Noyce, Christine Olsen, John Winter ; screenplay writer, Christine Olsen ; director, Phillip Noyce.

Contributor(s): Noyce, Phillip | Olsen, Christine, 1947- | Winter, John | Sampi, Everlyn | Sansbury, Tianna | Monaghan, Laura | Gulpilil | Lawford, Ningali | Lawford, Myarn | Mailman, Deborah | Clarke, Jason, 1969- | Branagh, Kenneth | Doyle, Christopher, 1952- | Scott, John | Jenet, Veronika | Gabriel, Peter, 1950- | Ford, Roger | Pilkington, Doris, 1937-. Follow the rabbit-proof fence | Miramax Films | HanWay (Firm) | Australian Film Finance Corporation | Rumbalara Films (Firm) | Showtime Australia (Firm) | Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm) | Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)Material type: FilmFilmPublisher: [United States] : Burbank, CA : Miramax Home Entertainment ; Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2003]Edition: Widescreen versionDescription: 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 inISBN: 0788839497; 9780788839498Subject(s): Aboriginal Australians -- Drama | Australia -- Civilization -- British influences -- Drama | Fences -- Australia -- DramaGenre/Form: Road films. | Fiction films. | Feature films. | DVDs for the hearing impaired.DDC classification: 791.43/72 LOC classification: PN1997 | .R33 2003Production credits: Director of photography, Christopher Doyle ; editors, John Scott, Veronika Jenet ; music, Peter Gabriel ; costume designer, Roger Ford ; production designer, Roger Ford.Cast: Everlyn Sampi, Tianna Sansbury, Laura Monaghan, David Gulpilil, Ningali Lawford, Myarn Lawford, Deborah Mailman, Jason Clarke, Kenneth Branagh.Summary: In 1931, Molly and her younger cousins, Gracie and Daisy, were three half-caste children from Western Australia who were taken from their parents under government edict and sent to an institution where they were taught to forget their families, their culture, and re-invent themselves as members of "white" Australian society. The three girls begin an epic journey back to Western Australia, travelling 1,500 miles on foot with no food or water, and navigating by following the fence that has been built across the nation to stem an over-population of rabbits.
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DVD, Region 1 encoding.

Closed-captioned.

Everlyn Sampi, Tianna Sansbury, Laura Monaghan, David Gulpilil, Ningali Lawford, Myarn Lawford, Deborah Mailman, Jason Clarke, Kenneth Branagh.

Director of photography, Christopher Doyle ; editors, John Scott, Veronika Jenet ; music, Peter Gabriel ; costume designer, Roger Ford ; production designer, Roger Ford.

Originally produced as a motion picture in 2002.

Based on the book by Doris Pilkington Garimara.

MPAA rating: PG; for emotional thematic elements.

In 1931, Molly and her younger cousins, Gracie and Daisy, were three half-caste children from Western Australia who were taken from their parents under government edict and sent to an institution where they were taught to forget their families, their culture, and re-invent themselves as members of "white" Australian society. The three girls begin an epic journey back to Western Australia, travelling 1,500 miles on foot with no food or water, and navigating by following the fence that has been built across the nation to stem an over-population of rabbits.

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