The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith

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The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith ★★★ 1978 (R)

Intense, ultrviolent true story set in 19th century Australia follows aborigine Jimmie as he is brutalized by white civilization and reponds in kind. Shocking violence perpetrated by and to Jimmie is not for the faint of heart, and is not softened in the least by the superb performances by the excellent cast. 120m/C VHS, DVD . AU Tommy (Tom E.) Lewis, Bryan Brown, Ray Barrett, Elizabeth (Liz) Alexander, Jack Thompson, Peter Carroll, Liddy Clark, Ruth Cracknell, Arthur Dignam, Ian Gilmour, John Jarratt, Ray Meagher, Kevin Miles, Robyn Nevin, Angela Punch McGregor, Peter Sumner; D: Fred Schepisi; W: Fred Schepisi; C: Ian Baker; M: Bruce Smeaton.