Rabbit-Proof Fence

Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)

4 corrected entries

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Corrected entry: When the girls are taken away from their home they have only the clothes they are wearing. When they arrive at Moore River they all carry bags. (00:15:15)

NancyFelix

Correction: They were given bags after they left their home to use at Moore River.

Corrected entry: It takes the girls six weeks to cover 1200 miles, approx 20 miles per day, but they had no water with them.

Correction: You are aware that this is a true story, right? The girls scrounged from farms and aboriginal hunters that they encountered along the way, taking what little food and water they could find in order to continue their journey. Just because we don't see it, that doesn't mean that it didn't happen.

Tailkinker Premium member

Corrected entry: One night the girls hide in a maid's room. Here they are discovered by the farmer who comes in to have sex with the maid (it looks as if he does this habitually). When he sees them under the blanket he pulls up his pants and leaves the room. Now the maid comes in and really begs them to stay because he would come back if they left, and the intensity with which she does this is not really in line with the fact that this would save her only for this one night. (00:54:00)

NancyFelix

Correction: I'm pretty sure that, even for only one night, the maid would prefer not to be raped by her master.

Corrected entry: At one point Gracie decides to walk off on her own to a nearby station to pick up a train to her mother. Later, when it is already getting dark, Molly decides to turn around and meet up with her, but when they arrive at the station the sun is shining again. (01:04:50)

NancyFelix

Correction: When Gracie leaves and Molly & Daisy go by themselves, a couple of days pass before Molly decides to go get Gracie. Then, it could be the next day, or a few days later when they find Gracie at the station.

Continuity mistake: When the girls sit down for their first breakfast at Moore River a mug appears next to Molly's plate when the camera aims across the table. (00:18:10)

NancyFelix

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Question: At the beginning the tracker is quite determined to catch the girls. Later it seems that he deliberately misses their tracks (out of admiration for their cleverness and courage?), but then again he is seen all by himself trying to follow them. Is there any evidence from the book that he wanted them to make it home?

NancyFelix

Chosen answer: The Tracker didn't actually want to catch the girls, he only had the job so he could stay close to his daughter in Moore River. He has a lot of admiration for Molly's cleverness, how she covers the tracks and so deliberatly misses the tracks to give the girls a chance.

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