Confessions of a Headhunter


The story of a headhunter and his partner unfolds through his confessions of glory to reveal the hidden truths of Aboriginal Australia in this irony of icons.

Two Aboriginal men – Frank and Vinnie – seek revenge for the repeated beheading of the statue of their ancestor warrior Yagan.

Based on a short story by Archie Weller, this short drama speaks about the conflict between the Aboriginal people of the Perth area and colonial culture.


Kelton Pell - Vinnie
Bruce Hutchison - Frank
John Gregg
Morton Hansen
Matt Potter
Winner of Cinema Nova Award of the Australian Film Institute for Best Short Fiction Film.

Confessions of a Headhunter is based on a short story of Koori man Archie Weller.

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