Yolngu Boy
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Yolngu Boy
Three Aboriginal teenagers growing up in Northern Australia come together as they deal with the responsibilities of their shared cultural background and their individual emotional issues. Lorrpu (John Sebastian Pilakui) has a deep respect for his Aborigine heritage and wants to learn more about the history and customs of his people; he also begins negotiating the tricky path of romance when he meets Yuwan (Lirrina Mununggurr), a girl his age taking a vacation from school. Two of Lorrpu's best friends are Milika (Nathan Davis), who is more interested in football than his cultural heritage,… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The film rides the teenagers' churning anger, despair and elation throughout. . . . The heartbreaking ending is neither naive about how white culture is destroying a millennia-old way of life nor too hopeful about the power of ancient traditions and belie"
‑ Brian Gibson, Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)
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