Directed by Warwick Thornton
Written by Stephen McGregor and David Tranter
Produced by David Jowsey and Greer Simpkin
Starring Hamilton Morris, Bryan Brown, Thomas M. Wright, Ewen Leslie, Anni Finsterer, Matt Day and Sam Neill
Running time 100 mins Classification TBC
Thanks to Transmission Films we have 5 in-season double passed to give away to Warwick Thornton’s Sweet Country.
The latest film from Warwick Thornton. Inspired by real events, Sweet Country is a period western set in 1929 in the outback of the Northern Territory, Australia.
Inspired by real events, Sweet Country is a period western set in 1929 in the outback of the Northern Territory, Australia. When Aboriginal stockman Sam (Hamilton Morris) kills white station owner Harry March (Ewen Leslie) in self-defence, Sam and his wife Lizzie (Natassia Gorey-Furber) go on the run. They are pursued across the outback, through glorious but harsh desert country.
Sergeant Fletcher (Bryan Brown) leads the posse with the help of Aboriginal tracker Archie (Gibson John) and local landowners Fred Smith (Sam Neill) and Mick Kennedy (Thomas M. Wright). Fletcher is desperate to capture Sam and put him on trial for murder – but Sam is an expert bushman and he has little difficulty outlasting them. Eventually, for the health of his pregnant wife, Sam decides to give himself up. He is put on trial in the courtroom of Judge Taylor (Matt Day). But will justice be served?
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Terms and Conditions: Competition open to Australian residents only. Competition closed Sunday, 14 January 2018