With no way to live a traditional lifestyle in his Aboriginal community, aging Charlie (David Gulpilil) struggles to make his own way in life.
Winner of Un Certain Regard for Best Actor at the Cannes Film Festival. Winner of Best Actor at the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards.
“Australia offers few sights as sublime as that of David Gulpilil.” – Peter Keough, Boston Globe
“Using a combination of bleak realism, fatalistic humor and a healthy does of sentimentality, Mr. de Heer traces the downward spiral of a man who has become a refugee in his own homeland.” – Nicolas Rapold, The New York Times