A young albino Aboriginal girl (Melissa Middleton) from a convent dormitory, escapes to return to her mother and rightful place in the world. Her story unfolds in flashback during this journey.
10 minute drama
Producer Steve McGregor
Supervising producer Graeme Isaac
Writer/Director Danielle Maclean
The DVD is available from Ronin Films.
Further clips and teachers notes are available from Australian Screen. If you intend to use this film in the classroom please purchase an educational copy from Ronin Films.
Awards and screenings
1998 Nominated for an AFI Award – Best Screenplay in a Short Film
2000 Gold Award for Flickerfest 99 8th International Film Festival
2000 Best Cinematography, 8th Festival of Pacific Arts.
Flickerfest “Best cinematography”
Telluride Film Festival USA
Oberhausen Film Festival Germany
Flickerfest Festival “Best Cinematographer”
Silver Award Australian Cinematographers Society SA and WA Branches
Produced with the assistance of the Indigenous Branch of the Australian Film Commission.