Dead Heart


1h 46m 1996

Brief Synopsis

A story about the cultural clashes between Australian aborigines and the local law enforcement in the village of Wala Wala: in a remote Aboriginal community, a woman is killed for breaking traditional law. To the community, her death is a legal execution, but a local constable views it as murder.

Film Details

Release Date
1996
Production Company
NSW Film & Television Office; Screen Australia; Screen Nsw
Distribution Company
FOXLORBER; Fox Lorber Associates; Fox Lorber Home Video
Location
Alice Springs, Australia

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 46m

Synopsis

A story about the cultural clashes between Australian aborigines and the local law enforcement in the village of Wala Wala: in a remote Aboriginal community, a woman is killed for breaking traditional law. To the community, her death is a legal execution, but a local constable views it as murder.

Film Details

Release Date
1996
Production Company
NSW Film & Television Office; Screen Australia; Screen Nsw
Distribution Company
FOXLORBER; Fox Lorber Associates; Fox Lorber Home Video
Location
Alice Springs, Australia

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 46m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Fall November 28, 1997

Released in United States on Video July 28, 1998

Released in United States May 1996

Released in United States October 1996

Released in United States October 1997

Shown at Cannes Film Festival (market) May 9-20, 1996.

Shown at Hamptons International Film Festival, East Hampton, New York October 16-20, 1996.

Shown at Denver International Film Festival October 23-30, 1997.

Completed shooting December 6, 1995.

Began shooting October 23, 1995.

Released in United States Fall November 28, 1997

Released in United States on Video July 28, 1998

Released in United States May 1996 (Shown at Cannes Film Festival (market) May 9-20, 1996.)

Released in United States October 1996 (Shown at AFI Los Angeles International Film Festival (Australian Cinema) October 18-31, 1996.)

Released in United States October 1996 (Shown at Hamptons International Film Festival, East Hampton, New York October 16-20, 1996.)

Released in United States October 1997 (Shown at Denver International Film Festival October 23-30, 1997.)