Rabbit-Proof Fence 2002

Rabbit-Proof Fence

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Visually beautiful and well-acted, Rabbit-Proof Fence tells a compelling true-life story.

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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 & Crew

Everlyn Sampi
Molly Craig
Jason Clarke
Constable Riggs
Ningali Lawford
Molly's Mother
Myarn Lawford
Molly's Grandmother
Christine Olsen
Writer (Screenplay)
Jeremy Thomas
Executive Producer
Kathleen McLaughlin
Executive Producer
David Elfick
Executive Producer
Christopher Doyle
Director of Photography
Roger Ford
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Critic Reviews for Rabbit-Proof Fence

All Critics (143) | Top Critics (30) | Fresh (125) | Rotten (18)

Audience Reviews for Rabbit-Proof Fence

  • Jan 15, 2013
    Kenneth Branagh is a compelling villain, and some of the cinematography is great but there simply isn't enough plot to carry this true-story drama to the finish line with full attention in tow.
    Sam B Super Reviewer
  • Jul 03, 2012
    A great journey picture and certainly one of the best films on the aboriginal peoples of Australia. Kenneth Branaugh is brilliant as the adversary for the escaping gals.
    John B Super Reviewer
  • May 29, 2012
    Depends on how you view it, it can a film about racism or a film about staying together and finding way home. The realistic portrayal can be disturbing to some people but are the ultimate truth of what the British people were thinking- Eugenics in a wrong way. Aboriginal people are shown to have strong willpower and stamina thanks to the director. It's a controversial film based on the true story.
    Sylvester K Super Reviewer
  • Jul 25, 2011
    'Rabbit-Proof Fence' (2002) is a beautiful true story which keeps audience amused thought most of the film.
    Noah N Super Reviewer

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