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The Great Unfenced

USA, 1964 (MIFF 1964, Australiana)

Director: Harry W. Atwood, Edward Lincoln

The film traces the rugged life of the manager of a million acre cattle station in Australia's outback; the aborigine is seen in his native element, slowly adapting to inevitable changes introduced by the presence of modern man.

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