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


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Cast & Crew & Production Details

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 Ltd
International Sales
Memento Films International

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Screen News

Five Indigenous Australian films (and one TV series) everyone should see

The Indigenous Department at Screen Australia, the government agency charged with supporting Australian film and television production, is celebrating its 25th year and rather than send a cake, we figured we’d seek out some guidance on what to watch.

08 Aug 2018
Go to The New York Times

Sweet Country screening in Bendigo aims to strengthen rapport between police and central Victoria's Aboriginal community

About 230 people took police up on the offer to attend a movie night with a difference.

07 May 2018
Go to Bendigo Advertiser

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

Media Releases

Screen Australia’s Indigenous Department publish new strategy

Screen Australia has today published The Next 25 Years – the Indigenous Department’s new strategy.

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