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In the Snowy Mountains, Hell hath no fury like a mother scorned. A searing reimagining of Leah Purcell's play and Henry Lawson's classic short story.

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Cast
Leah Purcell - Rob Collins
Production Completion
2020
Genre
Thriller, Western
Production Company
The Drovers Wife: The Legend Of Molly Johnson Productions Pty Ltd
International Sales
Memento Films International

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Screen News

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Podcast – Producer Bruna Papandrea: taking books to screen

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After a year of scooping up all available awards, Purcell is turning her play into a film, TV series and a novel.

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By Pip Bulbeck
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Media Releases

Three Australian films selected for South By Southwest Festival 2021

Three Australian films have been selected for South By Southwest (SXSW) Festival, which will be held online next month from 16 – 20 March, including two world premieres.

11 Feb 2021