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The Resource The last wave, Janus Films ; screenplay by Peter Weir, Tony Morphett, Petru Popescu ; produced by Hal McElroy and Jim McElroy ; directed by Peter Weir

The last wave, Janus Films ; screenplay by Peter Weir, Tony Morphett, Petru Popescu ; produced by Hal McElroy and Jim McElroy ; directed by Peter Weir

Label
The last wave
Title
The last wave
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; screenplay by Peter Weir, Tony Morphett, Petru Popescu ; produced by Hal McElroy and Jim McElroy ; directed by Peter Weir
Title variation
Peter Weir's The last wave
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The story of a lawyer defending a group of aboriginals accused of murder. The lawyer feels the pull of magic forces beneath the surface of civilization
Member of
Cataloging source
VC@
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Russell Boyd ; editor, Max Lemon ; music, Charles Wain ; production designer, Goran Warff
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
English soundtrack mastered from a DA-88 of the 5.1 mix, Dolby digital; English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Richard Chamberlain, Olivia Hamnett, Gulpilil, Frederick Parslow, Vivean Gray, Nandjiwarra Amagula M.B.E., Walter Amagula, Roy Bara, Cedric Lalara, Morris Lalara
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1944-
  • 1946-
  • 1946-
  • 1944-
  • 1935-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Weir, Peter
  • McElroy, Hal
  • McElroy, Jim
  • Morphett, Tony
  • Popescu, Petru
  • Chamberlain, Richard
  • Hamnett, Olivia
  • Gulpilil
  • Janus Films
  • Last Wave Productions
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
106
Series statement
  • The Criterion collection
  • Classic collection
Series volume
142
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lawyers
  • Trials (Manslaughter)
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Dreamtime (Aboriginal Australian mythology)
  • Mythology, Aboriginal Australian
  • Australia
Technique
live action
Label
The last wave, Janus Films ; screenplay by Peter Weir, Tony Morphett, Petru Popescu ; produced by Hal McElroy and Jim McElroy ; directed by Peter Weir
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • New Digital transter; Widescreen format (aspect ratio 1.77:1), enhanced for 16:9 widescreen TVs; Dolby digital; optimal image quality, RSDL dual-layer edition
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1977
  • Special features include: interview with Peter Weir ; original theatrical trailer
  • "Copyright Last Wave Productions Pty Ltd 1977/2000."
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
475302
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (106 min.)
Isbn
9780780024601
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429161920
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
LAS100
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780780024601
  • (Sirsi) ADM-9157
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The last wave, Janus Films ; screenplay by Peter Weir, Tony Morphett, Petru Popescu ; produced by Hal McElroy and Jim McElroy ; directed by Peter Weir
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • New Digital transter; Widescreen format (aspect ratio 1.77:1), enhanced for 16:9 widescreen TVs; Dolby digital; optimal image quality, RSDL dual-layer edition
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1977
  • Special features include: interview with Peter Weir ; original theatrical trailer
  • "Copyright Last Wave Productions Pty Ltd 1977/2000."
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
475302
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (106 min.)
Isbn
9780780024601
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429161920
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
LAS100
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780780024601
  • (Sirsi) ADM-9157
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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