WorldCat Identities

Gulpilil

Overview
Works: 126 works in 459 publications in 7 languages and 11,169 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  History  Western films  War films  Comedy films  Historical films  Legal films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Costume designer, Scenarist, 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 )

54 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and held by 2,584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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, 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 build across the nation to stem an over-population of rabbits
Australia by Baz Luhrmann( Visual )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 2,321 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 )

67 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stranded in the Australian desert, an English girl and her 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 )

17 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mick 'Crocodile' Dundee is a free spirited Australian who hunts crocodiles with his bare hands and drinks mere mortals under the table. But he's about to face the ultimate torture test: a trip to New York City
The last wave by Peter Weir( Visual )

21 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and held by 719 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 Rolf De Heer( Visual )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the distant past, Dayindi covets his older brother's wife. To teach him the proper way, he is told a parable of forbidden love from the mythical past, a story of wrong love, kidnapping, sorcery, and revenge gone wrong
The tracker by Rolf De Heer( Visual )

27 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 467 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 Colin Thiele( Visual )

25 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in English and French and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 ... Storm Boy, growing up is forced to choose between a life of continued isolation and the challenges of the outside world. Suggested audience: primary, intermediate, secondary
Mad Dog Morgan by Dennis Hopper( Visual )

17 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatization of the story of Dan Morgan, an adventurer whose exploits with the law caused him to become a wanted outlaw and the object of an extensive manhunt. Based on documented events which took place during the Australian Gold Rush of the 1860's
Charlie's country by Rolf De Heer( Visual )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 129 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
Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles by Simon Wincer( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 116 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 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve myths of the Mandalbingu tribe of Arnhem Land; book based on TV series The Dreamtime
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

Satellite boy( Visual )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 80 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
The Great Barrier Reef by George Casey( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 79 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
Goldstone by Ivan Sen( Visual )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indigenous Detective Jay Swan arrives in the frontier town of Goldstone on a missing persons enquiry. What seems like a simple light duties investigation opens a web of crime and corruption. Jay must pull his life together and bury his differences with young local cop Josh, so together they can bring justice to Goldstone
Gulpilil : one red blood( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gulpilil VHS PAL 56min rated PG
Dead heart( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A local lawman tries to reconcile the aboriginal tradition requiring revenge for murder vs. Australian law
Serenades( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 19th-century Australia, exotic beauty Jila is born between the worlds of her Afghan father and Aborigine mother. When her mother dies, her father takes her and raises her as a Muslim. In time, Jila falls in love with a Christian, but is unable to follow her heart as she is controlled by her father and a strict Muslim lifestyle. In a world where cultures clash and faith defines self-worth, Jila bravely tries to escape her male-dominated society to find a place where she can be herself, a place where true love is possible"--Container
Tales tall and true by Reg Cribb( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 38 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
 
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Alternative Names
Dalaithngu, David Gulpilil Ridjimiraril 1953-

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