Fantome Island tells of a leper colony off the northeast coast of Townsville in North Queensland run exclusively for Indigenous Australians from 1940 to 1973. One of the few surviving patients, Joe Eggmolesse returns to the leprosarium where in 1945, at the age of seven, he was sent for what became a decade-long stay.
The film is available now on DVD from Ronin Films, with educational pricing and ordering details on their website.
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