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Sweet Country

2018-01-25 | Drama / History
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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.
Director: Warwick Thornton
Stars: Hamilton Morris, Bryan Brown

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On November 26, 2021, there were 4878 public reaction to Sweet Country including technically impressive directing, panoramic view, sweeping cinematography, magnificent scenery, dazzling cinematography.
The casts of Sweet Country are Hamilton Morris starring as Sam Kelly, Bryan Brown starring as Sergeant Fletcher, Sam Neill starring as Fred Smith, Thomas M. Wright starring as Mick Kennedy, Ewen Leslie starring as Harry March, Matt Day starring as Judge Taylor.
Sweet Country won 2017 Toronto International Film Festival, 2019 Australian Directors Guild Awards, 2019 Australian Film Critics Association Awards, 2019 Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards, 2018 Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Awards, 2018 Australian Writers' Guild, 2018 Luxembourg City Film Festival, 2017 Adelaide Film Festival, 2017 Asia Pacific Screen Awards.
The director of Sweet Country is Warwick Thornton, the writer is David Tranter, Steven McGregor.
On November 26, 2021, the IMDB rating of Sweet Country is 6.9/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 96/100, Metacritic rating is 87/100, TMDB rating is 6.0/10.
The runtime of Sweet Country is 113 minutes.
The release date of Sweet Country is January 25, 2018.
The genre of Sweet Country is Drama,History,Western.
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..