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Spear

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Title: Spear
Author: Bangarra Dance Theatre
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A foot in each world. A heart in none.


Acclaimed Artistic Director and Choreographer Stephen Page brings Bangarra Dance Theatre's outstanding dance work SPEAR to the screen. Striking and original, Page weaves story through dance to deliver an extraordinary cinematic experience in his feature film debut.

Using gesture and dance, with minimal dialogue, SPEAR follows a young Aboriginal man named Djali (Hunter Page-Lochard) from North East Arnhem Land to the streets of Sydney on his quest to understand what it means to be a man with ancient traditions in a modern world.

Featuring the brilliant Bangarra dancers and an evocative David Page score that combines traditional and contemporary music, SPEAR is an intimate journey with one of Australia's most celebrated artists and one of the most affecting and spiritually resonant films of the year.

Release Details
Classification: Mature themes and coarse language
Release Date: 19/10/2016
Languages: English
Number of Discs: 1
Runtime: 81.0 mins
Format: DVD
Barcode: 9322225217416
Audio: Dolby Digital 5.1Dolby Digital 2.0

Copyright: © Arenamedia Pty Ltd, Bangarra Dance Theatre Ltd, Adelaide Film Festival, DFRA Pty Ltd, Soundfirm Pty Ltd


Critical Response

"A spectacular achievement. A strikingly original piece of work."
- THE GUARDIAN

"The cast's emotive physical performances and a stunningly evocative score - fusing traditional and modern Aboriginal sound - builds an experience that virtually explodes with meaning."
- THE GUARDIAN

"A vial of dark and beautiful magic - on every front, an exhilarating achievement."
- THE GUARDIAN

"A unique experience in urgent storytelling through movement"
- VARIETY

"A fluid, organic melding of dance and camera movement."
- VARIETY

"A whirlwind of arresting aesthetics"
- SCREEN INTERNATIONAL

"A sharp, sensory display teeming with physicality, making an overt statement and offering a striking spectacle."
- SCREEN INTERNATIONAL

"Enigmatic and exquisitely beautiful"
- CINEPHILIA



Publication date: 19/10/2016
Format: DVD
ISBN: 9322225217416
Publishing status: Active (web)
Spear