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When 15-year-old Jamie Vlassakis meets a man who pledges to protect him, a friendship begins. As the relationship grows so do Jamie's suspicions, until he finds his world threatened by both his loyalty for, and fear of, his newfound father figure, John Bunting, Australia's most notorious serial killer.

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Cast & Crew & Production Details

Director
Justin Kurzel
Writers
Shaun Grant
Producer
Sarah Shaw  Anna McLeish
Executive Producers
Robin Gutch  Mark Herbert
Dir. of Photography:
Adam Arkapaw
Composer:
Jed Kurzel
Editor:
Veronika Jenet
Production Designer:
Fiona Crombie
Cast
Daniell Henshall - Lucas Pittaway - Aaron Viergever - David Walker - Louise Harris - Keiran Schwerdt
Production Completion Date
2011
Genre
Crime, Drama
Production Company
Snowtown Pty Ltd
Australian Sales
Madman Entertainment Pty Ltd
International Sales
Protagonist Pictures
Theatrical release
2011/05/19 (Australia)
TV release
2013/05/25 (Australia)
Online release
2005/01/01 (Australia)
Video release
2011/09/21 (Australia)
Cable/Sat release
2012/01/29 (Australia)

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Screen News

Australian film Snowtown receives Jury Special Mention at Cannes Critics' Week

Screen Australia congratulates the team of the Australian feature film Snowtown for receiving the Special Mention of the President of the Jury at the 50th Semaine de la Critique, a parallel section of the Cannes Film Festival.

23 May 2011
By Screen Australia
Head of Cannes Critics' Week visits Australia in November