Shifting Sands - Grace: Sugar cane

Title:
Shifting Sands - Grace: Sugar cane
NFSA ID:
507912
Year:
1998
Category:
WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are advised that the following clip may contain images and voices of deceased persons
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Grace is walking through the sugar cane fields. In flashback the two sisters, playing in the cane fields, place necklaces around each other’s necks, laughing with glee. Grace walks back through the sugar cane. Thunder clouds roll overhead. Loretta strokes the top of her mother’s coffin.

Summary by Romaine Moreton

Enoch’s drama about how Piety is mourned by a sister and a daughter – is a story about loss and belonging, identities interwoven through family histories.

Grace Synopsis

This short drama from Wesley Enoch depicts the emotional journey of an Indigenous woman back to Australia for the funeral of her sister.

Grace Curator's Notes

A drama from Wesley Enoch that depicts the emotional journey of an Indigenous woman (Justine Saunders) back to Australia for the funeral of her sister.

Notes by Romaine Moreton

Production company:
Crow Films
Producer:
Owen Johnston, Justin Malbon
Supervising producer:
Graeme Isaac
Director:
Wesley Enoch
Writer:
Wesley Enoch
Cast:
Binowee Bayles, Minya Bayles, Wayne Blair, Roxanne McDonald, Justine Saunders