Manganinnie

Australia, 1980

Film

Manganinnie, fleeing the Aboriginal genocide of 1830 in Tasmania, rescues a tiny lost white child. Together they find compassion, love and a bond that delivers them from desperation, loneliness and the terror of pursuit. Based on the novel by Beth Roberts with music by Peter Sculthorpe and a script by Ken Kelso.

Last on display

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Credits

director

Daphne Crooks

Ross Hamilton

Robert Hynard

John Honey

producer

Gilda Baracchi

production company

Tasmanian Film Corporation

Language

English

Duration

01:26:45:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

39115

Audience classification

Mediatheque - all ages (ACMI classified)

Subject categories

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Tasmania

Adaptations

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Australia

Literature → Australian literature - Film and video adaptations

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Preservation Print (Section 5)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

MOV file H264; NFSA Digital Access Copy

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