The Fringe Dwellers


1h 38m 1987

Brief Synopsis

Addressing issues of racism and its social effects in Australia, this story follows a young aboriginal woman who seeks a better life for herself and her family.

Film Details

Also Known As
Aux frontières de la ville, Fringe Dwellers, Fringe-Dwellers, The
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1987
Production Company
Atlantic; Moneypenny Services; Virgin Vision; Virgin Vision
Distribution Company
Atlantic Releasing Corporation
Location
Queensland, Australia

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 38m

Synopsis

Addressing issues of racism and its social effects in Australia, this story follows a young aboriginal woman who seeks a better life for herself and her family.

Crew

Darrin Ballangarry

Camera Operator (Queensland Film Corporation)

Kerri Barnett

Costumes

Alison Barrett

Casting

Dave Bartholomew

Song ("Let The Four Winds Blow")

Bruce Beresford

Screenwriter

Bruce Beresford

Producer

Rhoisin Beresford

Screenwriter

Catherine Bishop

Production Coordinator

Max Bowring

Sound Recording

Frank Burke

Titles

Louise Carrigan

Standby Props

Roger Cowland

Other

Carolynne Cunningham

Location Manager (Pre-Production)

Fats Domino

Song ("Let The Four Winds Blow")

George Dreyfus

Music

Mark Egerton

1st Assistant Director

Peter Fenton

Sound Mixer

Kathryn Fisher

Production Liaison (Aboriginal)

Nene Gare

Source Material (From Novel)

Robert Gavin

Song Arranger ("Brown Skin Baby" (End Titles))

Hilary Heath

Executive Producer

Phil Heywood

Sound Rerecording

Sandra Hoffensetz

Production Attachment (Queensland Film Corporation)

Kate Ingham

Casting (Extras)

Romola Jeffrey

Production Coordinator (Sydney)

Helen Macaskill

Props Buyer

Helen Macaskill

Dresser

Phil Matthews

Technical Advisor (Music)

Donald M. Mcalpine

Director Of Photography

Viv Mepham

Makeup

Michele Miles

Song Performer ("Brown Skin Baby")

Sue Milliken

Producer

Peter Muir

Song ("The Drover'S Days Are Over")

Damian Nolan

Executive Producer

Brian Pearce

Special Effects

Herbert Pinter

Production Designer

Bob Randall

Song ("Brown Skin Baby")

Penn Robinson

Sound Editor

Matalia Rosa

Song ("Forever And Ever")

Pip Shapiera

Key Grip

Phil Urquhart

Unit Manager

Helen Watts

Production Manager

Stewart Way

Art Direction

Jo Weeks

Continuity

Tim Wellburn

Editor

Buddy Williams

Song

Buddy Williams

Song Performer ("The Drover'S Days Are Over")

John Williamson

Song Performer ("Highway To The Grave" "Comic Strip Cowboy" "Six Boys In Blue")

John Williamson

Songs

Franz Winkler

Song ("Forever And Ever")

Rob Young

Gaffer

Film Details

Also Known As
Aux frontières de la ville, Fringe Dwellers, Fringe-Dwellers, The
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1987
Production Company
Atlantic; Moneypenny Services; Virgin Vision; Virgin Vision
Distribution Company
Atlantic Releasing Corporation
Location
Queensland, Australia

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 38m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Winter January 23, 1987

Released in United States October 1994

Shown at Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles October 13-26, 1994.

Began shooting September 16, 1985.

Released in United States Winter January 23, 1987

Released in United States October 1994 (Shown at Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles October 13-26, 1994.)