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A period western set on the Northern Territory frontier where justice is put on trial.


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Sam Neill - Bryan Brown - Hamilton Morris - Ewen Leslie - Thomas M Wright - Natassia Gorey-Furber - Gibson John - Anni Finsterer - Matt Day
Production Completion
Crime, Thriller, Western
Production Company
Bunya Productions Pty Ltd  Sweet Country Films Pty Ltd
Australian Sales
Transmission Films Pty Limited
International Sales
Memento Films International

Screen Australia Supported

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Screen News

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Podcast – Andrew Mackie: Transmission Films

Joint managing director Andrew Mackie from Transmission Films on the role of a feature film distributor.

01 Apr 2020
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Podcast – Distribution 101

Behind the scenes on an Aussie western

Check out our behind-the-scenes look at Sweet Country.

23 Jan 2018
By Screen Australia
Australia at Venice 2017

Bunya: Sweet Country, Mystery Road & more

As Bunya Productions goes from strength to strength, its producers discuss remote locations, IP and tackling TV.

17 Jan 2018
By Caris Bizzaca
Australia at Venice 2017

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12 Jul 2019

Screen Australia announces over $1.2 million in Enterprise funding

Screen Australia has announced funding for seven Enterprise Business & Ideas and 12 Enterprise People proposals.

10 Jul 2019