History Theatre / BranNueDae

31st May '16 1:40:42 AM PaulA
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* GoingNative: the [[spoiler:ending, where all the main characters eat a meal in Willy’s mum’s house and suddenly realise “We’re all Aboriginal today!”]]
** For the record: [[spoiler:Willy, Tadpole, Rosie and Roxanne ''are'' indigenous, but Slippery is the result of a liaison between Benedictus and Roxanne, while Annie mentions she has some Aboriginal blood]].
* EloquentInMyNativeTongue: Most of the Aboriginal characters speak English using very Aboriginal accents and slang words, which are sometimes seen by white Australians as being uneducated. We rarely hear them speak their native languages, presumably for access purposes.


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* EloquentInMyNativeTongue: Most of the Aboriginal characters speak English using very Aboriginal accents and slang words, which are sometimes seen by white Australians as being uneducated. We rarely hear them speak their native languages, presumably for access purposes.
* GoingNative: the [[spoiler:ending, where all the main characters eat a meal in Willy’s mum’s house and suddenly realise “We’re all Aboriginal today!”]] For the record: [[spoiler:Willy, Tadpole, Rosie and Roxanne ''are'' indigenous, but Slippery is the result of a liaison between Benedictus and Roxanne, while Annie mentions she has some Aboriginal blood]].
31st May '16 1:39:58 AM PaulA
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* TheAlcoholic: Uncle Tadpole spends Willy's last few dollars on booze, forcing them to hitchhike a very long distance. Don't really see him drinking again after that incident though.


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* HonoraryUncle: Uncle Tadpole. In a twist, [[spoiler:it's revealed that he is Willy's father, much to everybody's surprise except Willy's mum]].
31st May '16 1:33:44 AM PaulA
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* AllStarCast: the film version is full of well known Australian actors and a couple of well known Aussie singers: Rocky [=McKenzie=], Creator/JessicaMauboy, Ernie Dingo, Music/MissyHiggins, Creator/GeoffreyRush and Magda Szubanski
6th May '15 11:25:04 PM jormis29
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* AllStarCast: the film version is full of well known Australian actors and a couple of well known Aussie singers: Rocky McKenzie, Creator/JessicaMauboy, Ernie Dingo, Missy Higgins, Geoffrey Rush and Magda Szubanski

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* AllStarCast: the film version is full of well known Australian actors and a couple of well known Aussie singers: Rocky McKenzie, [=McKenzie=], Creator/JessicaMauboy, Ernie Dingo, Missy Higgins, Geoffrey Rush Music/MissyHiggins, Creator/GeoffreyRush and Magda Szubanski
19th Apr '13 3:49:45 AM pikachukid
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** For the record: [[spoiler:Willy, Tadpole, Rosie and Roxanne ''are'' indigenous, but Slippery is the result of a liaison between Benedictus and Roxanne, while Annie mentions she has some Aboriginal blood]].
20th Jun '12 5:59:14 AM emiveritas
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* AllStarCast: the film version is full of well known Australian actors and a couple of well known Aussie singers: Rocky McKenzie, Jessica Mauboy, Ernie Dingo, Missy Higgins, Geoffrey Rush and Magda Szubanski

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* AllStarCast: the film version is full of well known Australian actors and a couple of well known Aussie singers: Rocky McKenzie, Jessica Mauboy, Creator/JessicaMauboy, Ernie Dingo, Missy Higgins, Geoffrey Rush and Magda Szubanski
26th Jan '12 1:52:25 PM SeptimusHeap
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* MinorCharacterMajorSong: Annie singing Afterglow (IfYouKnowWhatIMean)

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* MinorCharacterMajorSong: Annie singing Afterglow (IfYouKnowWhatIMean)Afterglow.
24th Jan '12 4:26:22 AM SeptimusHeap
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Bran Nue Dae is a stage musical that debuted in 1990 and is about Willy (no, not like [[IfYouKnowWhatIMean that]]), an Australian Aboriginal boy from Broome who attends a Catholic Aboriginal mission boarding school in the ShiningCity of Perth in the late 1960s. German priest Father Benedictus, the school principal, is hoping for Willy to join the priesthood as his career. However, Willy has other plans; he just wants to live and fish in Broome and spend time with his GirlNextDoor LoveInterest. After caught stealing from the school canteen, he runs away from school and makes his way back home, teaming up with a minor [[TheAlcoholic Alcoholic]], TooQuirkyToLose HonoraryUncle, a hippy and her reluctantly hippy boyfriend and a bus of football players. Hilarity ensues.

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Bran Nue Dae is a stage musical that debuted in 1990 and is about Willy (no, not like [[IfYouKnowWhatIMean that]]), that), an Australian Aboriginal boy from Broome who attends a Catholic Aboriginal mission boarding school in the ShiningCity of Perth in the late 1960s. German priest Father Benedictus, the school principal, is hoping for Willy to join the priesthood as his career. However, Willy has other plans; he just wants to live and fish in Broome and spend time with his GirlNextDoor LoveInterest. After caught stealing from the school canteen, he runs away from school and makes his way back home, teaming up with a minor [[TheAlcoholic Alcoholic]], TooQuirkyToLose HonoraryUncle, a hippy and her reluctantly hippy boyfriend and a bus of football players. Hilarity ensues.
23rd Jan '12 10:17:51 PM transfinite
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* EloquentInMyNativeTongue: somewhat subverted, as most of the Aboriginal characters speak English using very Aboriginal accents and slang words, which are sometimes seen by white Australians as being uneducated. We rarely hear them speak their native languages, presumably for access purposes.
* CrapsackWorld: somewhat subverted. Aboriginals in the ‘60s had very few freedoms, but the show and film take a humorous view while still highlighting the discriminations and problems of the time.

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* EloquentInMyNativeTongue: somewhat subverted, as most Most of the Aboriginal characters speak English using very Aboriginal accents and slang words, which are sometimes seen by white Australians as being uneducated. We rarely hear them speak their native languages, presumably for access purposes.
* CrapsackWorld: somewhat subverted.Played for laughs. Aboriginals in the ‘60s had very few freedoms, but the show and film take a humorous view while still highlighting the discriminations and problems of the time.
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