Black and White Poster

Release Date: 2002

DVD Release Date: October 18th, 2005

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 39 min

Plot Summary
In 1958, an aboriginal man, Max Stuart (David Ngoombujarra), is tried for the alleged murder of a young white girl. A judge gives him the harshest punishment, execution, despite a lack of substantial proof, aside from a confession he signed despite his illiteracy. Several individuals spring up in response to the judge's swift decision. Stuart's defense lawyers (Robert Carlyle, Kerry Fox) fight the ruling, while a young Rupert Murdoch (Ben Mendelsohn) explores the issue in a newspaper.

Cast: Robert Carlyle, Charles Dance, Kerry Fox, Colin Friels, Ben Mendelsohn, David Ngoombujarra, Roy Billing, John Gregg

Director: Craig Lahiff

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Sony Pictures Classics

Keywords: Judge, 1950s, Murder, Office, Rescue, Underdog, Quest, Gripping

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