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Bullocky

Australia, 1969 (MIFF 1970, Australian Films)

Director: Richard Mitchell

Vic, Deaves, a fourth generation bush-man and one of the few remaining "bullockies”, has spent his life entirely in the bush, in an area with a diameter of no more than ten miles. The film studies the man in his natural environment.

Golden Reel Award, 1969 Australian Film Awards

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