• The Snowtown Murders (2012)

The Snowtown Murders

Release Date: March 2nd, 2012

DVD Release Date: August 14th, 2012

Not Yet Rated |2 hr 0 min

Plot Summary

A charismatic but violent predator (Daniel Henshall) takes his girlfriend's teenage son (Lucas Pittaway) under his wing and makes him an accomplice in a murder spree.

Cast: Daniel Henshall, Lucas Pittaway, Craig Coyne, Richard Green, David Walker, Bob Adriaens, Louise Harris, Frank Cwiertniak

Director: Justin Kurzel

Genres: Crime drama , Thriller

Production Co: South Australian Film Corporation, Screen Australia, Warp Films Australia

Keywords: Pursuit , Murder , Emotional , 1990s ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    The film is a chilling study of an evil, dominant personality and his victims. It works primarily through an astonishingly good performance by Daniel Henshall as Bunting. show more

  • 80
    Movieline

    The Snowtown Murders is the latest and bleakest in a string of Australian crime films showing flashes of virtuoso talent, and has more than a little in common with David Michôd's 2010 hit "Animal Kingdom." show more

  • 70
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Only the truly ghoulish will find any pleasure in Snowtown, Justin Kurzel's well-crafted but hard-to-watch true-crime debut. show more

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