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Gulpilil

Overview
Works: 155 works in 579 publications in 7 languages and 12,325 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  History  Western films  War films  Comedy films  Historical films  Legal films  Children's films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Narrator, Scenarist, Costume designer, Commentator, Other, Arranger
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gulpilil
Rabbit-proof fence by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

63 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in English and held by 2,502 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 epic journey back to Western Australia-all 1,500 miles-navigating by following the fence built across the nation to stem the spread of rabbits
Australia by Baz Luhrmann( Visual )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 2,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In northern Australia at the beginning of World War II, an English aristocrat inherits a cattle station the size of Maryland. When English cattle barons plot to take her land, she reluctantly joins forces with a rough-hewn stock-man to drive 2,000 head of cattle across hundreds of miles of the country's most unforgiving land, only to still face the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by the Japanese forces that had attacked Pearl Harbor only months earlier
Walkabout by Nicolas Roeg( Visual )

80 editions published between 1970 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young sister and brother are abandoned in the harsh Australian outback and must learn to exist in the natural world, without their usual comforts, in this hypnotic masterpiece. Along the way, they met a young aborigine on his 'walkabout,' a rite of passage in which adolescent boys are initiated into manhood by journeying into the wilderness alone
Crocodile Dundee by Peter Faiman( Visual )

17 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A free spirited Australian who hunts crocodiles with his bare hands, stares down giant water buffaloes, and drinks mere mortals under the table, faces the ultimate torture test--a trip to New York City
Walkabout by Jenny Agutter( Visual )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl and her brother become lost in the Australian outback and learn how to survive from a young aboriginal boy on his walkabout
The last wave by Peter Weir( Visual )

19 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and held by 713 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 )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 651 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 )

32 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 529 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
Goldstone by Ivan Sen( Visual )

9 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Jay Swan arrives in the frontier town of Goldstone on a missing persons inquiry, and what seems like a simple investigation unearths a web of crime, corruption humn trafficking, and the exploitation of aboriginal lands
Storm boy by Colin Thiele( Visual )

7 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the beloved book, the emotional tale of a young boy growing up on the beautiful but uninhabited coastline of Southern Australia who unexpectedly rescues and then raises three orphaned pelicans. When he forms a close bond with them, he finds himself at odds with his fisherman father and his life takes a new and unexpected turn
Storm boy by Henri Safran( Visual )

28 editions published between 1976 and 2019 in English and French and held by 258 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 )

21 editions published between 1976 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 195 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
Charlie's country by Rolf De Heer( Visual )

11 editions published between 2014 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 173 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
Rabbit-proof fence( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1931 Australia, three aboriginal girls -- Molly and her younger cousins, Gracie and Daisy -- are plucked from their homes and placed into an internment camp, there to be trained as domestic staff and integrated into white society, per the Australian government's plan. They escape the camp, and set off on a 1,500 mile trek back to their home across the Outback, following a fence that keeps rabbits away from the settlements
Crocodile Dundee ; Crocodile Dundee II ; Crododile Dundee in Los Angeles( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 115 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
Another country( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great Australian Aboriginal actor David Gulpilil tells the tale of 'Another Country', a story of what happened when his people's way of life was interrupted by ours. This documentary film speaks to the havoc caused by the superimposition of a new culture over an old culture and the consequent problems in diverse areas of daily life, such as time, money, garbage and errant kangaroos
Gulpilil's Stories of the dreamtime by Gulpilil( Book )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1990 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve myths of the Mandalbingu tribe of Arnhem Land; book based on TV series The Dreamtime
Satellite boy( Visual )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 85 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 77 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 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dreaming story about the mimi (Birirrk) of the Mandalbingu people, Arnhem Land; for children
 
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