Three Australian stories of the supernatural are recounted in this anthology. Rick (Jack Charles), an Aboriginal boy living near a swamp on Bribie Island, is haunted by an American solider ... See full summary »
It's rare seeing a film that is made by an indigenous person for indigenous people starring indigenous people. Tracey Moffatt 's Bedevil uses beautiful, almost eerie cinematography to tell three separate stories of hauntings. But these stories also speak to white colonialism and how Aboriginal people have been pushed to the outer margins in their own country. The film is quirky and very different but still accessible to everyone who doesn't mind watching a movie from a different perspective. Sadly it was not a box office hit at the time, but people have grown to love it and appreciate it for what it is.
On another note, it's fun to see old places that I remember, like the local CES office and old buildings that are no longer there.