Australian Screen

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The Balanda and the Bark Canoes (2006)

There are many humorous moments when director Rolf de Heer’s directions to the actors get lost in translation.

Length: 52 minutes

Original aspect ratio: 16 x 9 (TV)

Production company:


National Film and Sound Archive

NFSA title number: 718565

Education Resources:

education content clip 2, 3