Charlie’s Country

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Indie Gems Film Festival

Charlie’s Country

Venue Raffertys Theatre
Dates 14 September 2014

Winner Best Actor: Un Certain Regard at Cannes (David Gulpilil) Rolf de Heer latest collaboration with David Gulpilil is an honest yet uplifting depiction of modern Australian indigenous culture.

Blackfella Charlie (Gulpilil) is getting older, and he’s out of sorts. The intervention is making life more difficult on his remote community, what with the proper policing of whitefella laws that don’t generally make much sense, and Charlie’s kith and kin seeming more interested in going along with things than doing anything about it. So Charlie takes off, to live the old way, but in doing so sets off a chain of events in his life that has him return to his community chastened, and somewhat the wiser.

Director: Rolf de Heer
Writers: Rolf de Heer, David Gulpilil
Cast: David Gulpilil, Peter Djigirr, Luke Ford, Jennifer Budukpuduk Gaykamangu, Peter Minygululu
Classification: M – Mature themes and coarse language

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Dates & Times:
Sunday 14 September 2pm

NOVOTEL PACKAGES AVAILABLE

Indie Gems 2014 package from $145

Inclusions:
–          Buffet breakfast for 2 adults & 2 kids
–          2 kids stay free*
–          Complimentary internet

For bookings, contact hotel reservations on 02 9890 0850 or email h8787-re@accor.com

*Conditions apply, Subject to availability. Children under 16 years of age, using existing bedding with paying adults. 

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Duration

Approximately 108 minutes

Ticket Prices

Sidekicks Adult $14
Sidekicks Conc. $11
Adult $17
Concession $14

Transaction fees apply

Phone $4.60
Web $3.60
Counter $2.60
Screen $1.65
School Bookings $4.00