Peter Weir

O.V. English | st French

As Australia suffers a barrage of extreme weather events, a young lawyer is hired to defend a group of Aborigines accused of murder. He slowly discovers a mystical connection with one of the accused, and starts to see the climatic anomalies in a new light. An obscure film by one of Australia’s most acclaimed directors, The Last Wave is a film to be experienced body and soul, like a dream. Weir tackles the climate crisis by contrasting Indigenous spiritual worldviews to Western...

AUSTRALIA | 106 minutes | 1977


Sunday October 20, 2019

Cinémathèque - Salle Principale
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