UNCIVILISED

Director

Charles Chauvel

Producer

Charles Chauvel

Genres

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Film synopsis

The adventures of a high-society authoress, Beatrice Lynne (Margot Rhys) investigating a
northern Aboriginal tribe ruled by a white king, Mara (Dennis Hoey). On her travels to
northern Australia, Beatrice is kidnapped by an Afghan trader (Ashton Jarry) who later sells
her to Mara the white king. After many adventures including opium smuggling and a battle,
Beatrice and Mara fall in love and live together in Mara’s kingdom. Black and white – from NFSA website

Running time

79 minutes

Country of origin

Australia

Year of production

1936