Rabbit Proof Fence (2002)

Apr 11, 2020 7:31 AM

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Section from David Stratton's Stories of Australian Cinema

Questions to answer

  • Explain why the film’s “tough subject was a difficult sell”.
  • Why is Evelyn’s role as Molly seen as a “milestone in Indigenous representation” (as Gulpilil’s was in 1971)?
  • Explain why it is so important that this story is told as a feature film.
  • In terms of its cultural and political significance, what impact did it have on Australian society?