Samuel Goldwyn Films | Release Date: April 6, 2018
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.
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Runtime: 113 min
Rating: Rated R for violence, bloody images and for language throughout
Official Site: http://www.samuelgoldwynfilms.com/sweet-country/
Production: Bunya Productions
Genres: Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller, Crime, Western
Country: AU
Languages: English, qac
Director Credit
Warwick Thornton Director
Writer Credit
David Tranter Writer
Steven McGregor Writer
Principal Cast Credit
Anni Finsterer Nell
Bryan Brown Sergeant Fletcher
Ewen Leslie Harry March
Gibson John Archie
Hamilton Morris Sam Kelly
Lachlan J. Modrzynski Constable Campbell
Matt Day Judge Taylor
Natassia Gorey Furber Lizzie
Sam Neill Fred Smith
Tremayne Doolan Philomac
Trevon Doolan Philomac
Cast Credit
Sam Neill Fred Smith
Sotiris Tzelios Picture Show Man
Thomas M. Wright Mick Kennedy
Producer Credit
Andrew Mackie Executive Producer
Christina Kennedy Executive Producer
Craig Deeker Executive Producer
David Jowsey Producer
Greer Simpkin Producer
Oliver Lawrance Executive Producer
Richard Peyton Executive Producer
Scott Otto Anderson Executive Producer
Trevor Kennedy Executive Producer