SWEET COUNTRY

dIRECTED BY WARWICK THORNTON (SAMSON & DELILAH)
STARRING HAMILTON MORRIS, BRYAN BROWN AND SAM NEILL

FROM 22 FEB

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Inspired by real events, Sweet Country is a period western set in 1929 in the outback of the Northern Territory, Australia. When Aboriginal stockman Sam (Hamilton Morris) kills white station owner Harry March (Ewen Leslie) in self-defence, Sam and his wife Lizzie (Natassia Gorey-Furber) go on the run. They are pursued across the outback, through glorious but harsh desert country.

Sergeant Fletcher (Bryan Brown) leads the posse with the help of Aboriginal tracker Archie (Gibson John) and local landowners Fred Smith (Sam Neill) and Mick Kennedy (Thomas M. Wright). Fletcher is desperate to capture Sam and put him on trial for murder – but Sam is an expert bushman and he has little difficulty outlasting them. Eventually, for the health of his pregnant wife, Sam decides to give himself up. He is put on trial in the courtroom of Judge Taylor (Matt Day). But will justice be served?

RATING: MA15+

RUN TIME: 113MINS

 

FEBRUARY SESSIONS

THU 22 FEB
8:00PM

FRI 23 FEB
5:30PM

SAT 24 FEB
2:00PM

SUN 25 FEB
11:30AM

TUES 27 FEB
11:30AM

WED 28 FEB
7:45PM

....March session times coming soon.