The Chant Of Jimmie Blacksmith (1978)
Jimmie (Tommy Lewis), an Aborigine man of mixed racial heritage, faces prejudice and abuse in 19th-century Australia while performing the lowliest menial jobs he can obtain. With new burdens of marriage and fatherhood thrust upon him, Jimmie is subjected to continuing humiliations that spur him to acts of shocking violence. Based on a factual novel by Thomas Keneally, this searing drama co-stars Bryan Brown, Angela Punch McGregor. 122 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; interview; featurette.
- Fred Schepisi
- DVD Widescreen
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Tommy Lewis, Freddy Reynolds, Ray Barrett, Jack Thompson, Angela Punch-McGregor, Steve Dodds, Peter Carroll, Ruth Cracknell, Don Crosby, Elizabeth Alexander, Peter Sumner, Tim Robertson, Ray Meagher, Brian Anderson, Arthur Dignam, Robyn Nevin, Bryan Brown, Michael Carman, Bill Charlton, Ian Gilmour, Alan Hardy, John Jarrett, Thomas Keneally, Ray Marshall, Rob Steele