PG-13 | | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property from a takeover plot. As the pair drive 2,000 head of cattle over unforgiving landscape, they experience the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by Japanese forces firsthand.
The final scene features "Nimrod" from Edward Elgar's "Enigma" variations.
My grandfather, King George, he take'em me walkabout, teach me black fella way. Grandfather teach'em me most important lesson of all. Tell'em story. That day I down the billabong. King George, he teach me how to catch'em fish using magic song. See, ...
When Sarah first meets Nullah, she talks to him with her left hand near her chest. Her hand moves to her side in one shot, then back to her chest.
English, Aboriginal, Chinese, Japanese
$14,800,723 30 November 2008