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Title Sweet Country. [Kanopy electronic resource]

Publication Info. Samuel Goldwyn Films, 2017.
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2019.
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (113 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
digital
video file MPEG-4 Flash
Note Title from title frames.
Film
In Process Record.
Performer Anni Finsterer, Bryan Brown, Ewen Leslie, Gibson John, Hamilton Morris, Matt Day, Natassia Gorey-Furber, Sam Neill, Thomas M. Wright, Tremayne Doolan, Trevon Doolan
Event Originally produced by Samuel Goldwyn Films in 2017.
Summary Sam, a middle-aged Aboriginal man, works for a preacher in the outback of Australia’s Northern Territory. When Harry, a bitter war veteran, moves into a neighbouring outpost, the preacher sends Sam and his family to help Harry renovate his cattle yards. But Sam’s relationship with the cruel and ill-tempered Harry quickly deteriorates, culminating in a violent shootout in which Sam kills Harry in self-defence. As a result, Sam 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. Winner of the **Toronto International Film Festival** Platfrom Prize and the **Venice International Film Festival** Special Jury Prize. *"Uncompromising, deliberate, and eerily beautiful, director Warwick Thornton's rugged Australian Western puts a new spin on an old story."* - J.R. Kinnard, ***The Seattle Times***
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language In English
Subject Independent films.
Western films.
Australians.
Drama.
Motion pictures.
Genre Feature films.
Added Author Thornton, Warwick, film director.
Finsterer, Anni, actor.
Brown, Bryan, actor.
Leslie, Ewen, actor.
John, Gibson, actor.
Morris, Hamilton, actor.
Day, Matt, actor.
Gorey-Furber, Natassia, actor.
Neill, Sam, actor.
M. Wright, Thomas, actor.
Doolan, Tremayne, actor.
Doolan, Trevon, actor.
Samuel Goldwyn Films (Firm), Distributor.
Kanopy (Firm), Distributor.
Music No. 4789627 Kanopy
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