Rabbit-Proof Fence Poster

Release Date: 2002

DVD Release Date: April 15th, 2003

PG|1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary
Tells the true story of three aboriginal girls who are forcibly taken from their families in 1931 to be trained as domestic servants as part of an official Australian government policy. They make a daring escape and embark on an epic 1,500 mile journey to get back home - following the rabbit-proof fence that bisects the Australian continent - with the authorities in hot pursuit.

Cast: Everlyn Sampi, Tianna Sansbury, Laura Monaghan, David Gulpilil, Kenneth Branagh, Deborah Mailman, Jason Clarke, Ningali Lawford

Director: Phillip Noyce

Genres: Adventure, Drama

Production Co: Australian Film Finance Corporation, Rumbalara Films, Olsen Levy Productions, Showtime Australia

Keywords: Sister, Escape, 1930s, Pursuit, Police officer, Inspiring, Suspenseful, Emotional, Growing up, Deception

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Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture