“Where you’d get your black staff from?” “We’re all equal here. We’re all equal in the eyes of the Lord.” Australia 1920s. Inspired by real events, ‘Sweet Country’ is a period western set in 1929 in the outback of the Northern Territory, Australia frontier where justice itself is put on trial. “Come here you little bastard! You run away I’ll shoot you for desertion.”
“You give me that boy you’re hiding. You let him out! You’re harboring a prisoner.” “Sorry sir there’s been a shooting. We’re gonna catch this murderer.” Accused of murder nearly 100 years ago, in ‘Sweet Country’ after shooting a white man an Aboriginal stockman nd his wife try to stay ahead of a fervent posse in the harsh outback of the Northern Territory.
“Sam’s way smarter than we are. All these days we never come within 2 miles of him. Probably sitting out there now looking at you laughing.” “I’m not going back I know he’s here somewhere. I’m going to get him. Sam, coming for you. It won’t be long.” He is eventually caught and and is taken to trial.
“Why did you run Mr. Kelly?” “I shot a white fellow.” Directed by Warwick Thornton from a screenplay written by Steven McGregor and David Tranter, Hamilton Morris stars, with Sam Neill, Ewen Leslie, Bryan Brown, Tremayne Doolan, Thomas M. Wright, and Matt Day. The period drama ‘Sweet Country’ premiered at the Venice Film Festival, and will also play at the Toronto and London Film Festivals next. The film is expected to open in Australia sometime in 2018. Stay tuned.
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