Crocodile Dreaming

Australia, 2006 (MIFF 2015, David Gulpilil)

Director: Darlene Johnson

Crocodile Dreaming

Crocodile Dreaming, acclaimed documentarian Darlene Johnson's (Gulpilil: One Red Blood, MIFF 2002) fiction debut, is a modern-day myth about two half-brothers (Gulpilil and The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith's Tom E Lewis) struggling to overcome a distrust born from years of estrangement in order to find a stolen sacred stone.

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