Australian history – or, at least, the version taught in schools – is short of Aboriginal heroes. Which makes this gripping doco – exquisitely narrated by Ernie Dingo – all the more signifi cant. It tells of a moment of rebellion against This spirited, spunky little crime pic was one of the best Australian fi lms of 1999. When $ 10,000 in cold, hard cash goes missing on the mean streets of innercity Sydney, someone must pay. Combines the grit and urgency of
with some fi rst- rate fl ourishes reminiscent of early Tarantino, but doesn’t shirk an undeniably Australian take on events. Stars Bryan Brown, the late Heath Ledger and Rose Byrne.