The Last Wave


Restored 2019


A Sydney lawyer defends five Aboriginal Persons in a ritualized taboo murder and in the process learns disturbing things about himself and premonitions.

Primary Production Companies: McElroy & McElroy
Producers: Hal McElroy, Jim McElroy
Director: Peter Weir
Editor: Max Lemon
Editor's Assistants: Peter Fletcher, Justin Milne
Colorist: James Parsons
Visual / SFX: Mont Fieguth
Writers: Peter Weir, Tony Morphett
Cast: Richard Chamberlain, Olivia Hamnett, David Gulpilil, Frederick Parslow, Vivean Gray, Nandjiwarra Amagula
Format: Feature Film
Genres: Drama, Thriller
Services: Authoring, Colour Grading, Film Scanning & Digitisation, Mastering - Prep for Cinema, DVD, Blu-Ray, NetFlix & VOD
Distributors: McElroy & McElroy, The South Australian Film Corporation, The Australian Film Commission

Awards: 4 Wins and 8 Nominations

Awards Won: Australian Film Institute: Best Achievement in Sound, Best Achievement in Cinematographey. Avoriaz Fantastic Film Festival: Special Jury Award. Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival: Clavell de Plata - Best Actor.
Award Nominations: Australian Film Institute: Best Director, Best Actor in a Lead Role, Best Screenplay Original, Best Original Music Score, Best Achievement in Editing. Avoriaz Fantastic Film Festival: Grand Prize

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