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Gulpilil

Overview
Works: 114 works in 424 publications in 7 languages and 11,000 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  History  War films  Western films  Comedy films  Historical films  Legal films  Nature 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 )

50 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 2,530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1931, Molly and her younger sister and cousin, 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 )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 2,322 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 )

63 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,783 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 )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 865 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 )

19 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a lawyer defending a group of aboriginals accused of murder. The lawyer feels the pull of magic forces beneath the surface of civilization
Ten Canoes by Rolf De Heer( Visual )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Australian languages and English and held by 675 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 )

26 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 470 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 214 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 )

17 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 186 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 124 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 113 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 101 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

The Great Barrier Reef by George Casey( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 80 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
Satellite boy( Visual )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 76 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
Goldstone by Ivan Sen( Visual )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 64 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 )

11 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 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 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
Crocodile Dreaming( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 34 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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Crocodile Dundee
Alternative Names
Dalaithngu, David Gulpilil Ridjimiraril 1953-

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