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Looking to gain respectability in white society, Jimmie finds a white bride while performing back-breaking work on local farms, but cannot escape his skin color, suffering ongoing racism and oppression. Discovering that he may not be the father of his wife’s child, and red without pay, Jimmie explodes in a fury of violent revenge and escapes into the bush with his brother Mort, cutting a bloody path of retribution upon the society that has forsaken him. In 1901, the year Australian democracy is born, Jimmie Blacksmith finally faces his fate, and with it the fate of his people. This two-disc set includes the 117-minute international version and the 122-minute Australian version.
Blu-ray Extras Include:
DISC 1: International Version (117 minutes)
Interview with Fred Schepisi and DP Ian Baker
The Chant of Tom Lewis, an interview with star Tommy Lewis
DISC 2: Australian Version (122 minutes)
Audio commentary by Fred Schepisi
Introduction by Fred Schepisi
Also includes booklet essay by lm critic Peter Tonguette
Running Time: 108 MIN
Color Type: Color