Black robe

Australia and Canada, 1991

Film

Based on Canadian author Brian Moore’s acclaimed novel, this is the brutal and breathtaking story of two men and their journey deep into the heart of the rugged Canadian wilderness. Struggling to survive, they face the savagery of the native Indians, the perils of their 1,500 mile trek and the hardships of the hostile land. Acclaimed director Bruce Beresford has created an ultimate adventure, a bold and brave story of courageous men journeying into a dangerous land. Stars Lothaire Bluteau and Aden Young.

Credits

director

Bruce Beresford

co-producer

Sue Milliken

Stephane Reichel

Robert Lantos

production company

Robert Lantos

Samson

Alliance

Language

English

Duration

01:40:15:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

39428

Audience classification

MA

Subject categories

Adaptations

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Indians of North America - Canada

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Australia

History → History

Literature → Canadian literature - Film and video adaptations

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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