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Dead Heart

Directed by Nick Parsons
Australia, 1996
Drama, Thriller, Mystery


A story about the cultural clashes between Australian aborigines and the local law enforcement in the village of Wala Wala: in a remote Aboriginal community, a woman is killed for breaking traditional law. To the community, her death is a legal execution, but a local constable sees murder.

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Dead Heart Directed by Nick Parsons

Awards & Festivals



Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards

1997 | Winner: Best Screenplay - Adapted

AACTA International Awards

1996 | 3 nominations including: Best Screenplay, Adapted

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