Black River (1993)

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Network: SBS

Premiere: 1993?

Episodes: 1 tvm
Length: 60 minutes


Synopsis: A musical drama based on an opera of the same name, combines choreographed Aboriginal dance sequences with Australia's brightest operatic and acting talent. The story explores the human tragedy surrounding Miriam, as she grows up and witnesses the death of three generations of her Aboriginal family under the hand of white custodianship. (AFC)



Role Actor

Cast list:
Miriam
Judge Grey
Auxa
Auxa's singing
Les
Reg
Mick
Arthur
Young Arthur
Great grandfather
Miriam's mother
Young Miriam
Mick's girlfriend

Bangarra Dance Theatre Australia:
Woman spirit 1
Woman spirit 2
Woman spirit 3
Grandfather spirit
Serpent spirit
Maroochy Barambah
John Pringle
Cindy Pan
Akiko Nakajima
Clive Birch
James Bonefin
Russell Page
Jimmy Little
Brad Morgan
Warren Owens
Linda Rowlands
Kalika Link
Victoria Kennedy


Patricia Handy
Illona Tim
Monica Stephens
Yapuma Gurruwiwi
Djakapurra Munyarryun



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