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River of No Return

Australia, 2008 (MIFF 2008, Shorts)

Director: Darlene Johnson

River of No Return
Frances Daingangan dreamed of being a movie star. A story of transformation, as she learns to move between the ancient life of the Yolgnu and modern world of white culture.
D Darlene Johnson P Pat Fiske L English and Yolgnu w/English subtitles TD DigiBeta/2008/52mins

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