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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, cu...

Sweet Country

Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 22 Critic Reviews
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88
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 40 User Ratings
7.1
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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, cu...

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 22 Critic Reviews
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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 22 Critic Reviews
88
100% Positive
22 Reviews
0% Mixed
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0% Negative
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 40 User Ratings
7.1
70% Positive
28 Ratings
20% Mixed
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10% Negative
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 40 User Ratings
7.1
70% Positive
28 Ratings
20% Mixed
8 Ratings
10% Negative
4 Ratings

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Production Company Bunya Productions, Sweet Country Films
Release Date Apr 6, 2018
Duration 1 h 53 m
Rating R
Tagline Justice seen to be done just isn't enough.
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Awards
• 6 Wins & 10 Nominations
Australian Film Critics Association Awards
• 6 Wins & 9 Nominations
Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards
• 3 Wins & 8 Nominations