Australian western set on the Northern Territory frontier in the 1920s, where justice itself is put on trial when an aged Aboriginal farmhand shoots a white man in self defense and goes on the run as posse gathers to hunt him down.

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Sergeant Fletcher
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Judge Taylor
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Philomac
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Philomac
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Nell
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Archie
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Harry March
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Picture Show Man
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Mick Kennedy
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Australian western set on the Northern Territory frontier in the 1920s, where justice itself is put on trial when an aged Aboriginal farmhand shoots a white man in self defense and goes on the run as posse gathers to hunt him down.

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CEO of Create NSW [Create New South Wales], Michael Brealey, said of this film's World Premiere: "Selection at the Venice Film Festival is a stunning achievement for director Warwick Thornton, one of the country's finest filmmakers, and also for NSW-based producers Greer Simpkin and David Jowsey. 'Create NSW' is proud to have supported Warwick, David and Greer on many of their projects over recent years. We look forward to Sweet Country (2017) being warmly received at Venice." See more »

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Fred Smith: We're all equal here. We're all equal in the eyes of the Lord.
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