Desert People

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NR 51 minDocumentary
Two Aboriginal families live like their ancestors have for centuries in this anthropological documentary. The gathering of food is the main focus as women harvest grass seeds to make a primitive flour for bread. Grubs, lizards, and fruit are also on the menu, with the only contact with the modern world being their trek to a government compound for much-needed drinking water.
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DirectorIan Dunlop
StarringIan Dunlop
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Original Language:English
Production Companies:Australian Commonwealth Film Unit, Australian National Film Board, Commonwealth Film Unit