Rabbit-proof Fence (2002)

Phillip Noyce’s unflinching film tackles one of the most urgent subjects of Australian race relations – the Stolen Generation.

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  • Le Chemin de la Liberté Alternative French


A true-life drama about three Aboriginal girls who are forcibly taken from their families in 1931 to be trained as domestic servants as part of an official Australian government policy. They make a daring escape and embark on an epic 1,500-mile journey home.

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