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form y Charlie's Country single work   film/TV  
Issue Details: First known date: 2013 2013
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Rolf de Heer and David Gulpilil collaborate to create a tragi-comic portrait of Charlie's struggle to understand how he should define himself as an Aboriginal in modern Australia.

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Oscar Spotlight Fails to Shine on Australia as Babadook and Lego Movie Snubbed Luke Buckmaster , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Guardian Australia , 16 January 2015;
Star Turn at Awards Leigh Paatsch , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Mail , 25 January 2015; (p. 36)
Sci-fi Thriller Leads Film, TV Awards Garry Maddox , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 28 January 2015; (p. 9)
Shock, Horror, Best Film Tie 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Mercury , 30 January 2015; (p. 5)
SA Takes Double Honours with Two Best Film Gongs at AACTAs Vicky Roach , Matt Gilbertson , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 30 January 2015; (p. 7)
'South Australia has burst through as the big winner at this year's AACTA Awards with more than a dozen SA productions and actors snapping up prizes...'
Celebrating Drama, Horror and Divine Inspiration Leigh Paatsch , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Mail , 25 January 2015; (p. 80)
David Gulpilil Still a Shining Star at AACTA Awards for Charlie's Country 2015 single work column
— Appears in: National Indigenous Times , 4 February 2015; (p. 13)
'He rose to fame through films including Crocodile Dundee, Australia and Walkabout...'
A Night of Upsets as Critics Name Best Film Garry Maddox , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 11 March 2015; (p. 11)
Goliath of Acting Is David to Locals Bryan Littlely , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 21 March 2015; (p. 5)
'He's one of Australia's most celebrated movie starts, having featured in everything from Storm Boy, to Crocodile Dundee and Australia...'
Barramundi i "I want to eat a piece of Charlie’s fish", Peter Gebhardt , 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: Eureka Street , 3 March vol. 25 no. 4 2015;
Destined Again to be a Winner Antimo Iannella , Anna Vlach , Matt Gilbertson , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 11 March 2015; (p. 24)
French Feel for Festival Penelope Debelle , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 3 June 2015; (p. 24)
They Are My Totem : We Sing and Dance to the Pelicans Penelope Debelle , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 10 October 2015; (p. 16)
Michod and de Heer Films in Competition in Cannes 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 19-20 April 2014; (p. 12)
Aussie Films Big at Cannes Neala Johnson , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Mail , 11 May 2014; (p. 32-33)
De Heer's Story of Country Helps Heal Penelope Debelle , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 19 April 2014; (p. 4)
Aussies Centre Stage in Cannes 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Mail , 11 May vol. 11 May no. 2014; (p. 80)
Bets Pay Off Penelope Debelle , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 17 May 2014; (p. 33)
Exclusive First Look at Charlie's Country from Rolf de Heer and David Gulpilil Garry Maddox , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 21 May 2014; The Age , 21 May 2014; The Sydney Morning Herald , 21 May 2014;
Cannes Gong for Gulpilil Follows Performance of His Lifetime 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian , 26 May 2014; (p. 5)
Out of the Shadowlands Jane Freebury , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 12 July 2014; (p. 27)

— Review of Charlie's Country Rolf De Heer 2013 single work film/TV
A Rare Talent Saved from Himself Actor Saved from Himself Sandra Hall , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 13 July 2014; (p. 19) The Sun-Herald , 13 July 2014; (p. 19)

— Review of Charlie's Country Rolf De Heer 2013 single work film/TV
De Heer and Gulpilil Have Saved the Best for Last Paul Byrnes , 2014 single work
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 17 July 2014; (p. 30-31)

— Review of Charlie's Country Rolf De Heer 2013 single work film/TV
Searching for Salvation in a Troubled Country Nick Dent , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Mail , 13 July vol. 13 July no. 2014; (p. 81)

— Review of Charlie's Country Rolf De Heer 2013 single work film/TV
Star Turn from Gulpilil Evan Williams , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 19-20 July 2014; (p. 14)

— Review of Charlie's Country Rolf De Heer 2013 single work film/TV
Another Fine Piece of the Patchwork Paul Byrnes , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 19 July 2014; (p. 29)

— Review of Charlie's Country Rolf De Heer 2013 single work film/TV
Review : Charlie's Country Nick Dent , 2014 single work
— Appears in: Brisbane News , 16-22 July no. 989 2014; (p. 32)

— Review of Charlie's Country Rolf De Heer 2013 single work film/TV
Not Your Mother Country Luke Davies , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Monthly , August no. 103 2014; (p. 54-55)

— Review of Charlie's Country Rolf De Heer 2013 single work film/TV ; 20,000 Days on Earth Nick Cave Iain Forsyth Jane Pollard 2014 single work film/TV
Like Everything and Nothing Tara Judah , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Overland [Online] , July 2014;

— Review of Charlie's Country Rolf De Heer 2013 single work film/TV
2014 in Film : The Year We Went Post-truth Tara Judah , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Overland [Online] , December 2014;

— Review of The Babadook Jennifer Kent 2013 single work film/TV ; Charlie's Country Rolf De Heer 2013 single work film/TV
Gulpilil's Award Welcome Addition to Opera House Memories Garry Maddox , 2013 single work
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 28 May 2013; (p. 8)
After Jail, Gulpilil Rebuilds His Life with the Help of an Old Friend Garry Maddox , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 12 October 2013; (p. 10)
'Screen Worship' : The 2013 Adelaide Film Festival Kath Dooley , 2013 single work essay
— Appears in: Senses of Cinema , December no. 69 2013;
Michod and de Heer Films in Competition in Cannes 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 19-20 April 2014; (p. 12)
Aussie Films Big at Cannes Neala Johnson , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Mail , 11 May 2014; (p. 32-33)
De Heer's Story of Country Helps Heal Penelope Debelle , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 19 April 2014; (p. 4)
Aussies Centre Stage in Cannes 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Mail , 11 May vol. 11 May no. 2014; (p. 80)
Bets Pay Off Penelope Debelle , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 17 May 2014; (p. 33)
Exclusive First Look at Charlie's Country from Rolf de Heer and David Gulpilil Garry Maddox , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 21 May 2014; The Age , 21 May 2014; The Sydney Morning Herald , 21 May 2014;
Cannes Gong for Gulpilil Follows Performance of His Lifetime 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian , 26 May 2014; (p. 5)
From Jail to Cannes : Film Director Rolf de Heer Talks about the Movie That Helped Save David Gulpilil Stephanie Bunbury , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 24 May 2014; The Age , 24 May 2014; The Sydney Morning Herald , 24 May 2014;
Gulpipil a Star at Cannes Film Festival 2014 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 4 June no. 577 2014; (p. 3)
Yolngu man David Gulpilil received a best actor award at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival in France for his role in Charlie's Country.
Gulpilil : Not as Easy as Black and White Paul Toohey , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Mail , 15 June 2014; (p. 66-67)
'It should have been a night of celebration at Cannes after winning an international film industry award. Instead, David Gulpilil chose to shun the spotlight and stay in Darwin. That decision says much about the actor's tortured life, caught in between two worlds.'
Back from the Brink Garry Maddox , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 12 July 2014; (p. 22) The Sydney Morning Herald , 12-13 July 2014; (p. 14-15)
'Actor David Gulpilil has turned his life around, thanks to help from a friend, writes Garry Maddox.'
I Am David Michael Bodey , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 12-13 July 2014; (p. 12-13)
'David Gulpilil's latest film has not only helped resurrect his career, it may have just saved his life, writes Michael Bodey.'
Indigenous Story Wins Hearts and Accolades at Cannes 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 24 May 2014; (p. 38)
Rolf in Cannes Country Penelope Debelle , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 23 May 2014; (p. 29)
Movie Talent's in Good Nick 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 10 July 2014; (p. 28)
Genius Caught Between Cultures Penelope Debelle , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 16 July 2014; (p. 27)
'He Was Drinking Himself to Death' Vicky Roach , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Mail , 13 July vol. 13 July no. 2014; (p. 20)
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