World soundtrack awards
Charlie's Country
Archived: Charlie's Country (2013)

director: Rolf de Heer

composer: Graham Tardif
With: David Gulpilil, Peter Djigirr, Luke Ford, Jennifer Budukpuduk Gaykamangu, Bobby Bunungurr, Frances Djulibing, a.o.

duration: 108 minutes

Official Selection - Global Cinema
Film Fest Gent - Charlie's Country

With no way to live a traditional lifestyle in his Aboriginal community, the ageing Charlie struggles to make his own way in life. Loosely based on the real life of the leading actor David Gulpilil, who won the award for Best Actor Award at Un Certain Regard in Cannes. This movie marks Rolf de Heer's return to Film Fest Gent; where he won the main award for 'Ten Canoes' in 2006.


director: Rolf de Heer
composer: Graham Tardif
producer: Rolf de Heer
screenplay: David Gulpilil, Rolf de Heer
Editor: Tania Nehme
Cinematography: Ian Jones
sound: James Currie, Tom Heuzenroeder

production company: Vertigo Productions PTY LTD

More info

dialogue: English
subtitles: Eng subt./Dutch dubbing
Country: Australia
year: 2013


ROLF DE HEER (1951): Tale of a Tiger (1984), Incident at Raven's Gate (1988), Dingo (1991), Bad Boy Bubby (1993), The Quiet Room (1996), Epsilon (1997), Dance Me to My Song (1998), The Old Man Who Read Love Stories (2001), The Tracker (2002), Alexandra's Project (2003), Ten Canoes (2006), Dr. Plonk (2007), Twelve Canoes (2009), The King Is Dead! (2012), Charlie's Country (2013)

Technical Specs

sound: Stereo 5.1
format: DCP
frame: 1:2,39
FPS: 24

Other festival films by director Rolf de Heer

2012:The King Is Dead!
2003:Alexandra's project
2002:Tracker, the
1996:Quiet room, the
1994:Bad boy bubby
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