BRAN NUE DAE
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BRAN NUE DAE

Sat
17
Sat 17 Aug 1:00 PM

Arc Cinema
Allocated Seating
85 Mins
August
Sat 17 Aug

2009 |35mm| AUS | D: Rachel Perkins 
 
In Broome, Western Australia in 1969, teenager Willie Johnson (Rocky McKenzie) struggles to woo Rosie (Jessica Mauboy) – and then his mother packs him off to boarding school in Perth to continue his education and become a Catholic priestAfter getting into mischief and running away from school, Willie finds himself on a wild road trip back to Broome with two hippies (Missy Higgins, Tom Budge) and ‘Uncle’ Tadpole (Ernie Dingo).  
 
Accompanied by the joyous sounds of country gospel, with plenty of Broome-style Broadway dancing, this coming-of-age story based on the 1990 stage musical celebrates the adventure of finding your way back home.  
  
‘If you dare to like happy films, this Bran Nue Dae is just for you’ – The Sydney Morning Herald  
 
Presented on 35mm film prints from the NFSA collection.
August
Sat 17 Aug

Arc Cinema

1 McCoy Circuit Acton, Australian Capital Territory, 2601