The Last Wave

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Released 1977

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Director:
Peter Weir
Released:
1977
Rating:
PG
An Australian lawyer takes on the defense of a group of aborigines accused of killing one of their own. Plagued by apocalyptic visions of water, he slowly realizes his own involvement with the aborigines…and their prophecies.

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  • 100

    Christian Science Monitor David Sterritt

    Weir had a truly magical touch in early films like this 1977 masterpiece, which offers a transfixing excursion into the "dream time" of Australian myth.

  • 80

    Variety

    Richard Chamberlain is highly effective as a young lawyer caught up in a case of an aborigine murdered by some others in town.

  • 80

    TV Guide

    A powerful, yet subtle, picture from Australian director Peter Weir, who has demonstrated quite a flair for mystical themes.

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