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Sweet Country

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Sweet Country

Release Date: January 25, 2018

Year    :   2018
Slogan    :   «Justice itself is put on trial»
Genres    :   Drama, History, Western
Production Companies    :   Bunya Productions, Sweet Country Films
Director    :   Warwick Thornton
Producers    :   Anousha Zarkesh, David Jowsey, Greer Simpkin, Fiona Lanyon, Jesse Goninon, Elspeth Baird, Tanith Glynn-Maloney, Emma Marshall, Kim Bostock
Writers    :   David Tranter, Steven McGregor, Stephen Cleary
RunTime    :   113 mins.

It’s 1929 on the vast, desert-like, Eastern Arrernte Nation lands that are now known as the Central Australian outback. Sam Kelly, a middle-aged Aboriginal man, works the land of a kind preacher, Fred Smith. After an ill-tempered bully arrives in town and Kelly kills him in self-defence, he and his wife go on the run as a posse gathers to hunt him down.

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