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36e 18 - 27.03.2022

Sweet Country

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In 2017, the FIFF Midnight Screenings highlighted, with the help of three iconic examples of film noir (Goldstone, Hounds of Love and Killing Ground), the rude health of Australian cinema and its examinations of trauma. A state of health that was confirmed last September at Venice by Sweet Country, which won the Special Jury Prize. This sublime, 1920s-set western is darkly beautiful and addresses the cruel fate of the Aboriginal people.

  • Swiss Premiere
  • Fiction
  • Australia
  • 2017 | 112 min. | Colour
  • Language : English | Arrernte
  • Subtitles : Français | Deutsch
Cast & Crew
Screenplay
David Tranter
Steven McGregor
Cinematography
Dylan River
Warwick Thornton
Editing
Nick Meyers
Music
Jemma Burns
Damien Lane
Sound
Will Sheridan
David Tranter
Cast
Sam Neill
Hamilton Morris
Thomas M. Wright
Anni Finsterer
Bryan Brown
Producer
David Jowsey
Production Company
, Bunya Productions
, Sweet Country Films
Print Contact
Praesens-Film AG
Dave Schnell
ds@praesens.com
Warwick Thornton
Australia, 1970
Filmobiography
    1996 From Sand to Celluloid: Payback (short, first of 13 films)
1998 Cinematographer: Radiance (first of 33 credits as cinematographer)
2005 Green Bush (short, awarded at Berlinale)
2007 Nana (short, awarded at Berlinale)
2009 Samson and Delilah (Golden Camera, Cannes)
2013 The Darkside
 

Conception: By the way studio - Développement: Agence MiNT

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