Last Wave, The (Sunburnt Screens #1) Blu-Ray

Umbrella EntertainmentSKU: DAVID4174
Sale price $24.95 AUD
Release Date: Sep 2020

  • Interview featurettes with: Lead Actor Richard Chamberlain, Producer Jim McElroy, Director of Photography Russell Boyd  
  • David Stratton on The Last Wave 
  • Trailers From Hell: The Last Wave with Brian Trenchard-Smith
  • Edit from the 1980 documentary David Gulpilil: Walkabout to Hollywood 
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Gallery

Disc type: Blu-ray
No. of discs: 1
Running time: 105
Audio format: 2.0 DTS-HD MA
Region: B
Format: 1080p
Colour: Colour
Languages: English
Aspect ratio: 16:9
Image ratio: 1.85:1
Subtitles: English HOH
Year of Production: 1977
Release Date: 02 September 2020


"Dream is a shadow of something real." Chris Lee (David Gulpilil)

Internationally acclaimed filmmaker Peter Weir (Oscar® nominated director of Picnic at Hanging Rock, Gallipoli and Witness) explores a startling world on the brink of apocalypse in The Last Wave, a time and place where Mother Nature and human nature are destined to collide in catastrophic disaster.

When lawyer David Burton (Richard Chamberlain, The Thorn Birds) is assigned a case to defend a group of indigenous Australian men, he is unprepared for the nightmares and dreamscapes ahead. Accused of murdering one of their own, the men stand trial amidst suspicious circumstances and, as Burton becomes plagued by unsettling visions, he is drawn to the mysterious Chris Lee (AFI Award winner David Gulpilil, Storm Boy, The Tracker) for answers to his torment. As the erratic climate turns dangerous, Burton senses a greater power at play, where tribal customs and the ancient ideas of Dreamtime may be more than just an ominous warning.

Featuring atmospheric cinematography by Oscar® winner Russell Boyd (Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World), The Last Wave is a haunting journey into the depths of the unknown, where dreams and nightmares conspire as one.

Director: Peter Weir

Cast: Richard Chamberlain, David Gulpilil

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