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Sweet Country (2018)

R 113 min - Western, Drama, History - 25 January 2018

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It’s 1929 on the vast, desert-like Eastern Arrernte Nation lands that are now known as the Central Australian outback. Sam Kelly, a middle-aged Aboriginal man, works the land of a kind preacher, Fred Smith. After an ill-tempered bully arrives in town and Kelly kills him in self-defense, he and his wife, Lizzie, go on the run as a posse gathers to hunt him down.

Director:  Warwick Thornton
Writers:  Steven McGregor, David Tranter

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It’s 1929 on the vast, desert-like Eastern Arrernte Nation lands that are now known as the Central Australian outback. Sam Kelly, a middle-aged Aboriginal man, works the land of a kind preacher, Fred Smith. After an ill-tempered bully arrives in town and Kelly kills him in self-defense, he and his wife, Lizzie, go on the run as a posse gathers to hunt him down.


Collections: Warwick Thornton

Tagline: Justice itself is put on trial

Genres: Western, Drama, History

Details

Country:   Australia
Language:  English
Release Date:  25 January 2018

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Bunya Productions, Sweet Country Films

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 53 min

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