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Sweet Country

From Warwick Thornton, director of Samson and Delilah, comes this gripping Aussie Western that melds stunning visuals and a piercing tale of colonialism.

When Sam, a middle-aged Aboriginal man, accidentally kills a bitter war veteran in self-defence, he becomes a wanted criminal for the murder of a white man, and is forced to flee with his wife across the deadly outback, through glorious but harsh desert country.

 A hunting party led by the local lawman Sergeant Fletcher is formed to track Sam down. But as the true details of the killing start to surface, the community begins to question whether justice is really being served. 

Hamilton Morris, Bryan Brown and Sam Neill star.

Event Information

Running Time: 1hr 53mins

BBFC Advice: 15

Director(s): Warwick Thornton

Country of Origin: Australia

Year of release:

Language(s): English

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