Competition: Win a double pass to see Warwick Thornton’s Sweet Country

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.  …

Another win for Warwick Thornton’s Sweet Country

by Matthew Eeles As anticipation builds locally, Warwick Thornton’s Sweet Country has taken out another international award after its Special Jury Prize win at the 2017 Venice Film Festival. The Australian western, set in 1920’s Northern Territory, has won Best Film in the Platform Competition at Toronto International Film Festival. “Sweet Country is a spiritual…

Sweet Country wins Special Jury Prize at Venice Film Festival

We don’t usually report on international film festivals, but this one’s certainly worth a mention. Warwick Thornton’s Sweet Country has won the Special Jury Prize at the 2017 Venice Film Festival. Following its world premiere screening at the festival, Sweet Country received a standing ovation and has garnered outstanding international critical reviews. The film has also won…

Australian premiere announced for Warwick Thornton’s Sweet Country – First stop Venice

Warwick Thornton’s latest feature Sweet Country has been selected in Official Competition at the Venice Film Festival in September and will have its Australian premiere at the Adelaide Film Festival in October, it has been announced. Inspired by real events and starring Sam Neill, Bryan Brown, Ewen Leslie, Thomas M. Wright, Natassia Gorey-Furber, Anni Finsterer, Matt Day and…