Item Details

The Last Wave [videorecording]

Janus Films ; screenplay by Peter Weir, Tony Morphett, Petru Popescu ; produced by Hal McElroy and Jim McElroy ; directed by Peter Weir
Format
Video; DVD
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.
Director
Peter Weir
Performers
Richard Chamberlain, Olivia Hamnett, Gulpilil, Frederick Parslow, Vivean Gray, Nandjiwarra Amagula M.B.E., Walter Amagula, Roy Bara, Cedric Lalara, Morris Lalara.
Release Date
1977
Run Time
106 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
MPAA rating: PG
Notes
  • Videodisc release of a 1977 motion picture.
  • 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.
  • "Copyright Last Wave Productions Pty Ltd 1977/2000" -- Container.
  • Title from container.
Variant Title
Title on container: Peter Weir's the last wave
Edition
RSDL dual-layer ed.; widescreen
Series
Criterion Collection
Classic Collection (Chicago, Ill.)
Series Statement
Criterion collection 142
ISBN
0780024605
Credits
Director of photography, Russell Boyd ; editor, Max Lemon ; music, Charles Wain ; production designer, Goran Warff.
Published
[Irvington, NY]: Criterion Collection, c2001.
Publisher no.
LAS100 Criterion Collection
Related Resources
Internet Movie Database Summary and Reviews:
Description
1 videodisc (106 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1, stereo.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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