Germaine Greer labels ‘ Australia’ a disaster!

Writing in Britain’s The Guardian newspaper, expat Aussie and renowned feminist, Germaine Greer, has labelled Baz Luhrmann’s epic feature Australia a disaster.

Writing in Britain’s The Guardian newspaper, expat Aussie and renowned feminist, Germaine Greer, has labelled Baz Luhrmann’s epic feature Australia a disaster.

Greer’s opinion only adds fuel to the fire, with many UK critics also savaging the film. Greer claims Luhrmann’s film glosses over the exploitation of Aboriginal workers and describes the relationship between Kidman and Jackman in the film as the stuff of “Mills and Boon”.

She also goes on to say the film is a “fraudulent and misleading fantasy” designed to promote the Federal Government’s policy of reconciliation.

Greer believes the film’s one asset is 12 year old Aboriginal boy Brandon Walters who plays NUllah – though still condemns Lurhmann for making the boy speak in Pidgin English.

She says the film’s “greatest asset” is Brandon Walters, a 12-year-old Aboriginal boy who plays Nullah.

The film’s star Nicole Kidman has also come under fire for appearing on a German talk show where she played the didgeridoo – an aboriginal instrument forbidden to be played by women…

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