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.
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Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Tasmania
Feature films → Feature films - Australia
Literature → Australian literature - Film and video adaptations
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