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.

Previously on display

22 April 2019

ACMI Viewing Booths

Credits

production company

Tasmanian Film Corporation

producer

Gilda Baracchi

director

John Honey

Robert Hynard

Ross Hamilton

Daphne Crooks

Duration

01:26:45:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1980

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

304402

Language

English

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

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Preservation Print (Section 5)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

MOV file H264; NFSA Digital Access Copy

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