The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith

Starring: Tommy Lewis Director: Fred Schepisi
The chant of the underdog
Rating 4.8
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Unrated
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 2 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1978
  • Label: Industrial Ent
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital - English
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Documentary: Documentary on Tommy Lewis - The World According to Tom
    • Featurette: The Making of The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith

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Entertainment Reviews:

Wall Street Journal - 08/15/2013
"[T]his is one of the least-known masterpieces in the cinema canon..."

Description by Ryko Distribution:

The highly explosive and equally funny story of Jimmie(Tommy Lewis) a young Australian half-cast Aborigine who is torn between his true Aboriginal roots and an impulsion to integrate himself into White Colonial society. As Jimmie grows into a hard working young man, he consistently finds himself flagrantly cheated and suppressed by his white employers, forcing him to some seek relief in love, which he finds in a white woman he marries under duress. However, as the pressure builds, Jimmie explodes, resulting in one of the darkest, most violent endings in movie history. Directed by Fred Schepisi(Roxanne, Six degrees of Separation) and based the book by Thomas Keneally (author of Schindler's List) which was inspired by true events.

Plot Keywords:

Biographical | Revenge | Violence

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  • UPC: 858334001374
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