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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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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.
The runtime of Sweet Country is 113 minutes.
The release date of Sweet Country is January 25, 2018.
On April 15, 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.
On April 15, 2021, there were 4857 public reaction to Sweet Country including with memorable moments, realistic portrayal, westernized, historically important, masterful story.
The genre of Sweet Country is Drama,History,Western.
Sweet Country won 2017 Venice Film Festival, 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.
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..
The certification of Sweet Country is R.