Sep 23, 2013

Rabbit-Proof Fence (Hadashi No 1500 Mile) (2002)

Filmed in Australia, it's the true story of a young Aboriginal girl, her sister, and little cousin, who are stolen away from their home and sent to a girls camp to learn the ways of Western culture. They escape and travel over a thousand miles through the bush on foot back to their mother. They used three non-actors to play the parts and they are amazing. Very inspiring movie.

The documentary (45 min long) on the DVD is a must-see too. Add this to your list of non-Hollywood movies to see.

Rating: A-

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