|Starring: Richard Chamberlain, Olivia Hamnett, David
Gulpilil and Nandjiwarra Amagula
Director of Photography: Russell Boyd
Music by: Charles Wain
Written by: Peter Weir, Tony Morphett and Petru Popescu
Running Time: 1hr, 46min.
Not received overly well in Australia, this film was a success overseas, appearing in Variety's Top 50 charts for the year. Look for Peter Weir's daughter, Ingrid Weir, playing Richard Chamberlain's daughter.
|The Criterion Collection has released The Last Wave on DVD. Special features include: "new digital transfer supervised by Peter Weir and enhanced for 16x9 televisions", interview with director Peter Weir, original theatrical trailer, English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired, and optimal image quality: RSDL dual-layer edition.|
Carlo Cavagna: "similar to Weir's previous film... however, Picnic at Hanging Rock is a far superior movie."
John Denvir: "gives a perspective on law we don't find in Hollywood films"
Ralph A Hummel: "Weir is a master at using cinematic tools and this film is his best."