• Sweet Country (2018)

Sweet Country

Release Date: April 6th, 2018

R |1 hr 53 min

Plot Summary

An Aboriginal man goes on the run after he kills a white man in self-defense.

Cast: Bryan Brown, Matt Day, Tremayne Doolan, Anni Finsterer, Natassia Gorey Furber, Gibson John, Ewen Leslie, Hamilton Morris

Director: Warwick Thornton

Genres: Western , Historical drama

Production Co: Bunya Productions

Keywords: Emotional, Intense, Pursuit, Murder, Gripping, Escape, Fall

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Kate TaylorThe Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    The story is both fresh and archetypal; the landscape both hard and delicate – and beautifully observed. Memories and premonitions are intriguingly inserted into the action and the performances...are note perfect. show more

  • 80
    David RooneyThe Hollywood Reporter

    In terms of its visual command, the movie could hardly be more expressive. show more

  • 90
    Lee MarshallScreen International

    One of the many pleasures of this understated drama is its slow-burn magnetism and lack of flashy genre posturing. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

Awards

Winner Best Cinematography
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2018)
Winner Best Original Screenplay
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2018)
Nominated Best Casting
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2018)
Nominated Best Sound
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2018)
Winner Best Editing
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2018)
Winner Best Film
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2018)
Winner Best Direction
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2018)
Nominated Best Costume Design
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2018)