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3.7
711 Ratings

The Last Wave

Directed by Peter Weir
Australia, 1977
Drama, Fantasy, Thriller

Synopsis

In Peter Weir’s The Last Wave, Richard Chamberlain stars as Australian lawyer David Burton, who takes on the defense of a group of aborigines accused of killing one of their own.

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The Last Wave Directed by Peter Weir

Awards & Festivals

Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival

1982 | Winner: Best Actor (Clavell de Plata)

AACTA International Awards

1978 | 2 wins including: Best Achievement in Sound

1978 | 5 nominations including: Best Director

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