Biography of Rolf De Heer

Rolf de Heer is a Dutch-Australian film director, producer, and writer.

Born in Heemskerk, Netherlands, de Heer moved to Australia as a child. After studying at the Australian Film, Television and Radio School in Sydney, de Heer began his feature-length directing career with Tail of a Tiger in 1984. He is best known for the films Bad Boy Bubby, The Tracker, Ten Canoes, and Charlie's Country, all of which have been nominated for awards at Australian and international film festivals.

Study Guides on Works by Rolf De Heer

Charlie's Country (2013) is a drama film about a Yolngu man who lives in an Indigenous "outstation" community on Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory of Australia. Although Charlie is supposedly free to live a traditional way of life among fellow...