The Last Wave (1977)

Director
Peter Weir

Main cast
Richard Chamberlain; Olivia Hamnett; David Gulpilil; Frederick Parslow; Vivean Gray

Genres
Drama, Thriller, Mystery

Description
White Australian lawyer David Burton agrees with reluctance to defend a group of aborigines charged with murdering one of their own. He suspects the victim was targeted for violating a tribal taboo, but the defendants deny any tribal association. Burton, plagued by apocalyptic visions of water, slowly realizes danger may come from his own involvement with the aborigines and their prophecies.


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