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Sweet country / Samuel Goldwyn Films presents ; Screen Australia and South Australian Film Corporation and Create NSW in association with Screen Territory, Memento Films International and Adelaide Film Festival present ; a Bunya production ; a Warwick Thornton film ; directed by Warwick Thornton ; produced by Greer Simpkin, David Jowsey ; screenplay by David Tranter and Steven McGregor.

Available copies

  • 0 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

3 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
McIntosh Public Library DVD SWE (Text) 33500013142955 Main Checked out 10/26/2019
Moorhead Public Library DVD SWE (Text) 33500013142963 Main Checked out 10/22/2019

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 113 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Inc., [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2017.
Anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1).
Includes trailers.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Editor, Nick Meyers ; director of photography, Warwick Thornton.
Participant or Performer Note:
Bryan Brown, Hamilton Morris, Thomas M. Wright, Ewen Leslie, Gibson John, Natassia Gorey-Furber, Matt Day, Anni Finsterer, Tremayne Doolan, Trevon Doolan, Sam Neill.
Summary, etc.:
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 neighboring 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-defense.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for violence, bloody images and for language throughout.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; English 5.1 Dolby digital, stereo.
Language Note:
English dialogue with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); closed-captioned in English.
Subject: Indigenous peoples > Drama.
Self-defense > Drama.
Murder > Drama.
Justice > Drama.
Indigenous peoples.
Justice.
Murder.
Self-defense.
Genre: Feature films.
Action and adventure films.
Historical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Western films.
Feature films.
Action and adventure films.
Historical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Western films.
Fiction films.
Crime films.
Historical films.
Action and adventure films.
Crime films.
Drama.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Action and adventure films.
Crime films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Historical films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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