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Gulpilil

Overview
Works: 106 works in 341 publications in 7 languages and 10,575 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Action and adventure films  War films  Western films  Film adaptations  Nature films  Fiction  Juvenile works  Folklore 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Costume designer, Commentator, Arranger
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gulpilil
Rabbit-proof fence by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

39 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 2,431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If the government kidnapped you, would you walk the 1500 miles back home? In 1931, three half-caste children from Western Australia did just that. 14-year-old Molly (Everlyn Sampi), her 8-year-old sister Daisy (Tianna Sansbury), and their 10-year-old cousin Gracie (Laura Monaghan), all fathered by itinerant white workers, are stolen from their Aborigine mothers and sent to an institution to be trained into "white" Australians. Told they have no mothers, the girls revolt, escape, and begin the long walk home-all 1,500 miles-navigating by following the fence built across the nation to stem the spread of rabbits
Australia by Baz Luhrmann( Visual )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 2,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Australia, 1940s. An English aristocrat travels to Australia where she meets a rough-hewn cattle driver and an Aboriginal child. This unlikely trio join forces and embark on a transforming journey, driving a herd of cattle across hundreds of miles of beautiful, yet unforgiving, terrain. Their world is torn apart by powerful enemies and they must try to find each other admidst the bombing of the city of Darwin by Japanese forces
Walkabout by Nicolas Roeg( Visual )

50 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stranded in the Australian desert, an English girl and her small brother are rescued by an aborigine boy who has journeyed into the outback on his "walkabout"--A tribal initiation into manhood
Crocodile Dundee by Peter Faiman( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael J. "Crocodile" Dundee is an Australian crocodile hunter who lives in the Australian outback and runs a safari business with his trusted friend and mentor Walter Reilly. After surviving a crocodile attack, a New York journalist named Sue arrives to interview Mick about how he survived and learns more about the crocodile hunter. After saving Sue from a crocodile, Sue invites Mick to visit New York City, since Mick has never been to a city. Mick finds the culture and life in New York City a lot different than his home and he finds himself falling in love with Sue
The last wave by Peter Weir( Visual )

15 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dream is a shadow of something real." Chris Lee (David Gulpilil), internationally acclaimed filmmaker Peter Weir (Oscar nominated director of Picnic at Hanging Rock, Gallipoli and Witness) explores a startling world on the brink of apocalypse in The Last Wave, a time and place where Mother Nature and human nature are destined to collide in catastrophic disaster. When lawyer David Burton (Richard Chamberlain, The Thorn Birds) is assigned a case to defend a group of indigenous Australian men, he is unprepared for the nightmares and dreamscapes ahead. Accused of murdering one of their own, the men stand trial amidst suspicious circumstances and, as Burton becomes plagued by unsettling visions, he is drawn to the mysterious Chris Lee (AFI Award winner David Gulpilil, Storm Boy, The Tracker) for answers to his torment. As the erratic climate turns dangerous, Burton senses a greater power at play, where tribal customs and the ancient ideas of Dreamtime may be more than just an ominous warning. Featuring atmospheric cinematography by Oscar® winner Russell Boyd (Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World), The Last Wave is a haunting journey into the depths of the unknown, where dreams and nightmares conspire as one
Ten canoes by Julie Ryan( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Australian languages and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A parable of forbidden love from Australia's mythical past, narrated by Australian icon David Gulpilil and starring his son Jamie as the covetous youth Dayindi, Ten Canoes is a ground-breaking glimpse into aboriginal life centuries before European settlement. Shot in and around the Arafura Wetlands of Central Arnhem Land, Rolf de Heer and the People of Ramingining have created a pioneering and timeless tale for all people and all cultures." --DVD Container
The tracker by Rolf De Heer( Visual )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tracker: An Aborigine tracker is teamed with three mounted policemen to search for a fugitive suspected of murdering a white woman. A study in archetypes and stereotypes, as each individual moves closer to their own primal emotions and instincts as they move further into the outback. When the searchers come into contact with the native peoples of the wilderness, their urges find new and brutal outlets
Storm boy by Henri Safron( Visual )

22 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in English and French and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten-year-old Mike (Storm Boy) lives with his recluse father on South Australia's lonely and beautiful coast. Here his free spirit roams with his pet pelican Mr. Percival and his secret Aboriginal friend Fingerbone Bill. He knows no other world. Suddenly there are intruders, the local school teacher who wants him to take lessons, a resentful wildlife ranger, duck shooters ... Mike is forced to choose between a life of continued isolation and the challenges of the outside world
Mad Dog Morgan by Dennis Hopper( Visual )

15 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the story of Dan Morgan, an adventurer whose exploits during the Australian gold rush caused him to become a wanted outlaw and the object of a manhunt
Crocodile Dundee Crocodile Dundee II ; Crododile Dundee in Los Angeles( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three films with the hero from the land Down Under. In the first film, Michael J. "Crocodile" Dundee is a free spirited crocodile hunting Australian who follows a beautiful reporter to New York and shakes the Big Apple to its core. In Crocodile Dundee II, Dundee and his girfriend, the reporter are targeted by a gang of ruthless drug dealers. To even the odds, Dundee leads the big-city hoods into the treacherous Australian outback. In Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles, Dundee suspects foul play at a movie studio and uses his Outback smarts to bring the bad guys to justice
Gulpilil's Stories of the dreamtime by Gulpilil( Book )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1990 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Great Barrier Reef( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Come explore Australia's 1,200-mile natural phenomenon. Share an aquatic environment with sharks, sea plants, and nearly 10,000 species, all engaged in the harsh reality of an eat-or-be-eaten existence
The birirrk : our ancestors of the dreaming by Gulpilil( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie's country( Visual )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blackfella Charlie is getting older, and he's out of sorts. The Government Intervention is making life more difficult on his remote community, what with the proper policing of whitefella laws that don't generally make much sense, and Charlie's kin and ken seeming more interested in going along with things than doing anything about it. So Charlie takes off to live the old way, but in so doing, sets off a chain of events in his life that has him return to his community chastened, and somewhat the wiser
Gulpilil one red blood( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Satellite boy( Visual )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just outside the town of Wyndham, in the northern Kimberley region of Western Australia, young Pete lives with his grandfather in an old abandoned outdoor cinema in the desert. When the old drive-in is threatened with demolition, ten year old Pete takes off to the city with his best mate Kalmain, to save his home. But the boys get lost in the Australian outback. Starving and thirsty, Pete has to remember some of the old bush skills his grandfather taught him to survive. Finally Pete and Kalmain reach the city, they save the old cinema and return home as heroes
Dead heart( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A local lawman tries to reconcile the aboriginal tradition requiring revenge for murder vs. Australian law
Tales tall and true by Reg Cribb( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Haunting of Daniel Gartrell is a comedic thriller where Edgar Allen-Poe meets Banjo Paterson; Gulpilil Is a one man show about the life of, and starring, indigenous performer, David Gulpilil; The Chatroom explores the impact of our changing world on relationships; Ruby's Last Dollar is the story of a woman who would risk everything
Aboriginal dance( Visual )

6 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two programs which show a number of traditional Aboriginal dances. In the first Gulpilil dances Emu, Kangaroo, and Fish. In the second Aboriginal people from Cape York Peninsula dance The creation of the dove, crow, and gecko lizard; Muipaka, the penalty for adultery is death; Orpul and Ningkushun, the fairy girl created the freshwater shark; Pikuwa and Kena, the freshwater and saltwater crocodiles fight; and Pinapepe, the courting and mating of the curlew
Crocodile dreaming( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern day supernatural myth about two estranged brothers. Separated at birth, they have different fathers. One is readily accepted as a fully-fledged member of the tribe and is looked on to fulfil the duties of jungaiy, an important ceremonial role which obliges him to be caretaker for his mother's dreaming, the crocodile totem. The other, whose father was white, is younger and has had to struggle to fit into the tribe who see him only as a yella fella
 
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Alternative Names
Dalaithngu, David Gulpilil Ridjimiraril 1953-

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