Australian movie called Rabbit Proof Fence : Assignment

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Film Review(Rabbit Proof Fence)
ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1Question 1: Plot and key themes in the film................................................................................1Question 2: Critical analyse of how racism is displayed in the film...........................................2Question 3: Learning from this movie and discussion on how knowledge is important forTorres Strait Islander and Aboriginal people nursing care..........................................................3Question 4: Explaining feeling and thought when I finished the movie.....................................4CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................5REFERENCES................................................................................................................................6
INTRODUCTIONReview of a film provides adequate information in relation with aspects that are coveredin the movie. The readers are able to understand the key learning that is being presented (Haag,2010). Main focus of this assignment is made on the Australian movie called Rabbit Proof Fencedirected by Phillip Noyce. This report covered discussion over the plot and key themes that arecovered in the movie. Further, it includes critical analysis for how racism is displayed in the film.Lastly, it also covers feeling when the movie got over and though that came.Question 1: Plot and key themes in the filmThe movie starts from the year 1931 that is focused on two sisters Daisy (8 years), Molly(14 years) and their cousin Gracie (10 years) who live in the town of Jigalong which is inWestern Australian. This town is located at northern part of one of the fences making upAustralian rabbit-proof fence and this runs for over thousand miles. A.O. Neville which is theofficial protector of Western Australian Aborigines, he is also called as Mr. Devil by localpeople (Roell, 2010). He signs an order in which he aims at relocating girls to his re-educationcamp. All the children at this place are referred as “half-castes” by Neville. The reason for whichthey are called by this term because one of the parent will be Aboriginal and one will be white.As per the motive that Neville plan is that all the Aboriginal people of Australia are dangerousand all children who are “half-castes” should be bred out of existence. As per the plan made, heplaced all the girls in a camp with half-castes and it was the place were both boys and girls grewtogether. This way, presumably become servants and labourers to white families and this isconsidered to be good situation in their life. When these people will marry, then it will be withwhite people and this way, slowly Aboriginal blood will diminish (Collins, 2010). Thus, thesethree children were forcefully taken from their families and then send to the camp that is atMoore River Native Settlement at South west. More specifically, it is about 90 km from north ofPerth.During the time at camp, three among one (Molly) noticed a rain cloud and then shethought of escaping as rain will make it difficult to cover their tracks. All three of them decidedto run away during the rain but at the same day their absence was noticed. In order to catch them,Aboriginal tracker, Moodoo was called on. With the skills that possessed, children were able toevade Moodoo many times (Dolgopolov, 2014). Further, the route that they travelled providedthem with the opportunity to receive aid from strangers in the harsh Australian country in which1
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