The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith

The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith

The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith

The first Australian film to play in competition at Cannes, this true story drama follows a part aboriginal man who finds the pressure of adapting to white culture intolerable and as a result snaps in a violent and horrific manner.

1978113 minsAustraliaVictorian Film
CrimeDramaHistorical

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The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith / Reviews

Film Threat

Film Threat

For no clear reason, the film has been completely absent from circulation for many years – and its absence is among the most distressing voids in the appreciation of Australian cinema.

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