Peter Weir

The Last Wave

The Last Wave

Richard Chamberlain stars as Australian lawyer David Burton, who takes on the defense of a group of aborigines accused of killing one of their own. He suspects the victim has been killed for violating a tribal taboo, but the defendants deny any tribal association. Burton, plagued by apocalyptic visions of water, slowly realizes his own involvement with the aborigines…and their prophecies.

Film Info

  • Peter Weir
  • Australia
  • 1977
  • 106 minutes
  • Color
  • 1.77:1
  • English
  • Spine #142

Special Features

  • New digital transfer supervised by director Peter Weir and enhanced for 16x9 televisions
  • Interview with director Peter Weir
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired
  • Optimal image quality: RSDL dual-layer edition

New cover by Christine Ditrio

Purchase Options

On backorder, available Nov 14, 2018

Special Features

  • New digital transfer supervised by director Peter Weir and enhanced for 16x9 televisions
  • Interview with director Peter Weir
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired
  • Optimal image quality: RSDL dual-layer edition

New cover by Christine Ditrio

The Last Wave
Cast
Richard Chamberlain
David Burton
Olivia Hamnett
Annie Burton
Gulpilil
Chris Lee
Frederick Parslow
Reverend Burton
Vivean Gray
Dr. Whitburn
Nandjiwarra Amagul
Charlie
Walter Amagula
Gerry Lee
Roy Bara
Larry
Cedric Lalara
Lindsey
Morris Lalara
Jacko
Credits
Director
Peter Weir
Producer
Hal McElroy
Producer
James McElroy
Production design
Goran Warff
Music
Charles Wain
Editing
Max Lemon
Cinematography
Russell Boyd
Screenplay
Peter Weir
Screenplay
Tony Morphett
Screenplay
Petru Popescu

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