Sweet Country

Interview: Sweet Country director Warwick Thornton on the importance of storytelling as an Indigenous filmmaker

January 29, 2018

In cinemas now, Sweet Country director Warwick Thornton sat down with The Iris’ Peter Gray to talk about the film and the importance of storytelling as an Indigenous filmmaker.... Continue Reading

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Film Review: Sweet Country (Australia, 2018) is Australia’s answer to To Kill A Mockingbird

January 19, 2018

Man on the run. Sweet Country is based on the true, Australian story about a point in history where justice was put on trial. For this reason, it has echoes of To Kill A Mockingbird except that here, Atticus Finch isn’t a lawyer but a preacher played by Sam Neill. The result is a shockingly brutal and important film.... Continue Reading

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Win a double pass to the preview screening of Warwick Thornton’s Sweet Country in Sydney

November 23, 2017

Inspired by real events, Sweet Country is a period western set in 1929 in the outback of the Northern Territory, Australia where justice itself is put on trial.... Continue Reading

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Four Australian films selected for the 2017 Venice International Film Festival

July 31, 2017

Four Australian films have been selected to screen at the Venice International Film Festival this year, with two of them being world premieres.... Continue Reading

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