Broken English (A)

Australia, 1993

Film First Nations
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Episode of Series “Blood brothers (A)”.
In 1958, as a result of a forced confession, an inability to read or write English and the racial intolerance of the police and the community of the time, Rupert Max Stuart, an itinerant, half-caste Aborigine, was sentenced to hang for the rape and murder of a nine year old girl. Using dramatisation, archival film and interviews with those involved, including Stuart himself, this video charts the trial, appeals and subsequent attempts to overthrow the conviction.

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director

Ned Lander

co-producer

Rachel Perkins

Ned Lander

production company

City Pictures

Duration

00:55:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1993

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Blood brothers (A)

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