The Resource Tnorala - baby falling

Tnorala - baby falling

Label
Tnorala - baby falling
Title
Tnorala - baby falling
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tnorala is the Aboriginal name for Gosse's Bluff, a dramatic meteorite impact crater set in a vast plain 175km west of Alice Springs. This significant dreaming site for Western Arrernte people is steeped in mystery and tragedy. The story of its creation and the events that occurred there are narrated to the camera by Aunty Mavis Malbunka, one of the traditional story-tellers for the place. Legend says that while stars danced in the Milky Way, a child fell to earth and was lost to its parents, the morning and evening stars, who still search for their baby to this day. Today, ancestors of Tnorala's traditional owners are remembered and honoured by their descendants and visitors that are drawn to this stunning and eerie landscape. The film is another fine example of the outstanding documentaries that Warwick Thornton made for CAAMA before he went on to win international acclaim for this first feature, Samson and Delilah in 2009. His haunting cinematography of the awe-inspiring landscapes in and around Tnorala, together with a moody impressionistic music score, make this a remarkable and memorable film
Member of
Cataloging source
NZEN
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director: Warwick Thornton ; producer Liz Warning
Date time place
Originally produced by Ronin Films in 2007
Language note
Arrernte language with English subtitles
Runtime
22
Series statement
The CAAMA collection
Technique
live action
Label
Tnorala - baby falling
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
kan1042312
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, 22 min. 23 sec.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, stereo., sound, color.
Publisher number
1042312
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)897765789
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Tnorala - baby falling
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
kan1042312
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, 22 min. 23 sec.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, stereo., sound, color.
Publisher number
1042312
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)897765789
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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