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Director  Rachel Perkins
Writer  Sue Smith
Language  English
7/10 IMDb

Genres  Drama, Biographical film
Country  Australia
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Release date  9 June 2012 (2012-06-09) (Australia)
Nominations  Logie Award for Most Popular Actress
Awards  Logie Award for Most Outstanding Actress
Cast  Jimi Bani (Koiki Eddie Mabo), Colin Friels (Justice Moynihan), Deborah Mailman (Bonita Mabo)
Similar movies  Related Rachel Perkins movies

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Mabo is an Australian docudrama TV film, released in 2012, which relates the successful legal battle waged by Torres Strait Islander man Eddie Koiki Mabo to bring about native land title legislation. The title role is played by Jimi Bani and that of his wife, Bonita Mabo, by Deborah Mailman. The film was written by Sue Smith and directed by Rachel Perkins. It was produced by the ABC and Blackfella Films with the assistance of SBS and filmed at Mer Island (Torres Strait), Magnetic Island, Brisbane and Canberra. It premiered at the Sydney Film Festival 2012.

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Cast

  • Jimi Bani as Eddie Mabo
  • Gedor Zaro as Young Eddie
  • Deborah Mailman as Bonita Mabo (née Neehow)
  • Ewen Leslie as Bryan Keon-Cohen
  • Tom Budge as Greg McIntyre
  • Felix Williamson as Ron Castan
  • Leon Ford as Henry Reynolds
  • Lasarus Ratuere as Malcolm Mabo
  • References

    Mabo (film) Wikipedia
    Mabo (film) IMDb Mabo (film) themoviedb.org