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Title The last wave [videorecording] / Janus Films ; screenplay by Peter Weir, Tony Morphett, Petru Popescu ; produced by Hal McElroy and James McElroy ; directed by Peter Weir.

Imprint [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, c2001.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    LAS    Available
Description 1 videodisc (104 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series The Criterion collection ; 142
Classic collection
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 142.
Classic collection (Chicago, Ill.)
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1977.
Special features include: New digital transfer supervised by Peter Weir and enhanced for 16x9 televisions ; interview with Peter Weir ; original theatrical trailer ; RSDL dual-layer edition.
Credits Director of photography, Russell Boyd ; editor, Max Lemon ; music, Charles Wain ; production designer, Goran Warff.
Cast Richard Chamberlain, Olivia Hamnett, Gulpilil, Frederick Parslow, Vivean Gray, Nandjiwarra Amagula M.B.E., Walter Amagula, Roy Bara, Cedric Lalara, Morris Lalara.
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.
Audience MPAA rating: PG.
System Details DVD, widescreen
Language English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject Legal drama -- Australia.
Trials (Manslaughter) -- Australia -- Drama.
Aboriginal Australians -- Drama.
Dreamtime (Aboriginal Australian mythology) -- Drama.
Mythology, Aboriginal Australian -- Drama.
Australia -- Drama.
Genre/Form Legal films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Criterion collection
Added Author Weir, Peter, 1944-
McElroy, Hal, 1946-
McElroy, Jim, 1946-
Morphett, Tony.
Popescu, Petru, 1944-
Chamberlain, Richard, 1935-
Hamnett, Olivia.
Janus Films.
Last Wave Production.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Added Title Peter Weir's The last wave
ISBN 0780024605
Standard No. 037429161920
Music No. LAS100 Criterion Collection

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