Rabbit-Proof Fence script
Synopsis: Set in 1931, two sisters, 14-year-old Molly and 8-year-old Daisy, and their 10-year-old cousin Gracie live in the Western Australian town of Jigalong. The town lies along the northern part of Australia's rabbit-proof fence, which runs for several thousand miles.

Keeps the farmland

on this side of the fence.

That Molly's

getting to be a big girl.

Mr Neville's been writing to me

about those girls, you know.


Come on, it's your turn.

Come and get your rations.


Hurry up.




(Women yell)


Come for the three girls,



This is my kids! MINE!

It's the law, Maude.

(Screams) No!

Got no say in it.

No! Mine!

(AII yell)

Move one inch

and I'll lock your mother up!

Neville's their legal guardian.

Get away from us! Go!



(Cries) Give me back my Daisy!

You sit up and you stay!

I've got the papers, Maude!


Don't take them! No!

You've got no say in it!

(Screams) No!


Hear this - don't move!


Nothing you can do here,

old girl!

(Speaks Aboriginal language)

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Doris Pilkington Garimara

Pilkington was born at Balfour Downs Station, near the north Western Australian settlement of Jigalong. Her mother, Molly, named her Nugi Garimara, but she was called Doris after Molly's employer at the station, Mary Dunnet, who thought Nugi was "a stupid name". more…

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