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Mr Electric

Australia, 1993 (MIFF 1993, Fiction)

Director: Stuart McDonald

1956. The hinterland where they still use kerosene lamps for light. Ernie Dingo plays Bill, an electrician who has no place, either in the white world in which he grew up, or in the Aboriginal world from which he was taken. When he shows up one dark night, the family that brought him up aren't glad to see him. Something happened in the past. Something they won't forgive. Bill leaves them with a gift. The only thing he has to give. Light.

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