WHO’S IN IT?
Hamilton Morris (film debut), Sam Neill (Hunt for the Wilderpeople), Bryan Brown (Beautiful Kate), Thomas M. Wright (Everest), Matt Day (Muriel’s Wedding), Ewen Leslie (Dead Europe), Anni Finsterer (Johnny Ghost), Gibson John (film debut), Natassia Gorey-Furber (film debut)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Warwick Thornton (Samson & Delilah), director, cinematographer; Steven McGregor (Cold Turkey) and David Tranter (film debut), writers; David Jowsey (Satellite Boy) and Greer Simpkin (Goldstone), producers; Dylan River (We Don’t Need A Map), cinematographer; Nick Meyers (Balibo), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In the outback of the Australian Northern Territory during the late 1920s, Sam Kelly (Morris) is an Aboriginal farmer sent to help a bitter war veteran named Harry (Leslie) by renovating his cattle yards. After a disagreement between the two men, Sam kills Harry in self-defence and is hunted down for killing a white man, but as the manhunt rages on the true nature of the killing is brought more and more to light…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
This is a powerful outback-set Western that focuses on strong morals and decisions that many of us would make with little hesitation.