Thalu – Episode 1
Duration: 13 minutes
In the episode ‘Escape!’, seven adventurers must navigate their way on Ngarluma Ngurra to find eight stones and a key before the mysterious cloud destroys their Country. When they are encountered by the kids, Nanna Bea and Nanna Skinny offer advice to help them on their quest.
- Nanna Bea and Nanna Skinny are the all-knowing Elders in this episode. What did you notice about their strengths? How are these characters central to driving the narrative in this episode?
- Elders are important people in our community. What would you like to share about an Elder in your life?
In pairs, document possible ways to overcome the mysterious cloud which has been making people and the Country sick. Decode the advice, identify the symbolism and consider if there is any foreshadowing in the dialogue between Nanna Bea and Nanna Skinny to inform your strategy.
It’s hungry and it’s greedy and it’s eating everything.
Can it be stopped? Yes, it can.
Can it be turned back on itself? Maybe.
But to stand a chance, you mob will have to stick together.
On your travels, you’ll find eight stones and a key. All marked.
When you find them, hold them. You’ll be needing them.
That key is no ordinary key. You’re gonna need to look after it
and make sure nothing happens to it.