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Release Date: November 29, 2002Running Time: 94 mins.
MPAA Rating: PGBox Office: $6,165,429.00
Genre: Adaptation, Drama, Historical

Everlyn Sampi
Tianna Sansbury
Laura Monaghan
David Gulpilil

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In Western Australia, 1931, the small depot of Jigalong sits on the edge of the Gibson Desert. Running through Jigalong and out into the desert is a rabbit-proof fence that bisects Australia from north to south. The fence was built to keep rabbits on one side and pasture on the other. This remote country is home to three spirited Aboriginal girls, Molly, her sister Daisy, and their cousin Gracie. The girls' white fathers are fence workers who have moved on. Now their only contact with white Australia is the weekly ration day at Jigalong Depot. In Perth, AO Neville, the area's Chief Protector of Aborigines, receives word that the three girls are running wild. He believes the Aboriginal race ... Full Summary >>