The story was written by the daughter of one of the girls about her mother's journey. Their only resources, tenacity, determination, ingenuity and each other. At the very end they tell you what happened to the real characters of this story and show you their picture. Together, they visited the remains of the Moore River Native Settlement, where the girls were taken, to try and soak up the atmosphere of the place, the feelings of the ghosts lying there of all the people that were sent to that place. An epic journey across an unforgiving landscape that will test their will to survive. The film begins in the remote town of Jigalong where 14-year old Molly, and 8-year old Daisy, lives with thei… Riveting story based on actual events taken from a book by Doris Pilkingston , daughter of the starring girls. The ending is not warm and fuzzy - the epilogue is heart breaking.
Rabbit-Proof Fence captures their universally touching plight and unparalleled courage in a beautiful testament to the undying strength of the human spirit. It is based on a true story. For days they walk north, following a fence that keeps rabbits from settlements, eluding a native tracker and the regional constabulary. Their attitude was altruistic feeling they were helping the aborigines speak English and learn a trade -- which was serving the whites. Forced to adapt to a strange new world. Also an encouraging lack of aborigine 'magic' as touted in films like Apollo 13.
It is an incredible story that one can hardly believe is true - what a remarkable journey and such wisdom in young children. Neville, blinded by Anglo-Christian certainty, evolutionary world view, and conventional wisdom. What a touching story of three girls, marvelously portrayed by unknown young actresses, who escape from a horrific government policy, initiated by white supremacist Australia pre-Hitler and Nazi Germany. Hunted by the authorities Kenneth Branagh and pursued by an astute tracker , the girls confront dangers in a heartbreaking adventure. A film every teenager should see, as it is socially and culturally important. Neville should be tried for crimes against humanity, just as if they were war crimes in my opinion.
I think the film might have had even more of an impact if screenwriter Christine Olsen stuck to the book more. They are chased by the skilled tracker Moodoo and the police under the command of Neville, and have to survive to their long journey back home. The film follows the Aboriginal girls as they walk for nine weeks along 1500 miles 2400 km of the Australian rabbit-proof fence to return to their community at Jigalong, while being pursued by a white authority figure and an Aboriginal tracker. It is compelling from beginning to end, and the epilogue is most chilling and bittersweet. The assertion is that this measure will protect the aborigine population, as if they are left to intermingle within aborigine communities, half-castes will turn the community white as the weaker aborigine gene will be bred out within a few generations.
They followed the Rabbit-Proof Fence to find their way. The strength of these 'bush people' is incredible, a piece of history not to be forgotten. The story may not be strictly factual — it's hard to imagine how those girls could have survived on such a long trek through inhospitable territory. There is only one scene where they appear to need water or suffer from its unavailability. If you have any legal issues please contact the appropriate media file owners or host sites.
A low key secondary performance by Branagh, which is how I prefer him. Rabbit-Proof Fence captures their universally touching plight and unparalleled courage in a beautiful testament to the undying strength of the human spirit. She is the middle one. Based on a true story. The half-chaste children were considered a threat as the Australians felt they didn't want a 'third race' to grow.
Anyway, here are the pros and cons of this film as I see it: Pros: 1. It is odd to say this is beautifully filmed in the Australian outback. This was merely a sub-ordinated race struggling to survive, different from their 'masters' by virtue of their ongoing culture but certainly not magical, and certainly not inferior. As shown by this outstanding motion picture, their universally touching plight and unparalleled courage are a beautiful testament to the undying strength of the human spirit! Gracie: She is Molly and Daisy's cousin. Written by Trivia When started pre-production, he headed straight to Perth, Western Australia to meet with author Doris Pilkington Garimara. They will attempt the impossible.
As improbable as it seems, it was true. Their one hope, find the rabbit-proof fence that might just guide them home. The movie centers around three girls Molly age 14, Gracie 10 and 8 year old Daisy, who ran away from the Moore River Native Settlement and their journey following the rabbit proof fence for over nine weeks to get back home. If you're a seller, Fulfillment by Amazon can help you grow your business. The protagonist Molly along with his smaller sister and cousin flee , all of them realize a long way return home. It gave a much better look at the terrain they traversed and expanded a bit more on the theories of white people and the warped philosophy they were trying institute. When the fourteen year-old aboriginal girl Molly Craig is taken from her mother in Jigalong with her eight year-old sister Daisy Kadibill and their ten year-old cousin Gracie Fields to the distant Moore River Native Center, they run away trying to return to the tribe in the desert.
Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Three little girls. They destroyed family units, and, in the long run, helped to eradicate a culture. Their journey is a nail biter because at any moment they could be discovered. An eye opener of a true story about politics in Australia from the '30s into 1970 when the government felt it their duty to 'sanitize' the population. Aboriginal children were forc… I had it playing as background but was soon gripped by it.