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Tattoo

Australia, 1994 (MIFF 1995, Youth Film Festival)

Director: Ro Milburn

Ngal, a 19 year old Koorie boy, is caught between cultures. He lives in the city but yearns for reconnection with his ancestral heritage. Ngal was named after his dreaming, Ngalyod meaning rainbow serpent. As he seeks to reconnect he faces a turbulent journey as Western culture impacts on his 'true' desire to find his 'self'.

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