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Based on the acclaimed novel by Julia Leigh, THE HUNTER is a powerful psychological drama that tells the story of Martin (Willem Dafoe), a mercenary sent from Europe by a mysterious biotech company to the Tasmanian wilderness on a dramatic hunt for the last Tasmanian Tiger.

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Cast & Crew & Production Details

Director
Daniel Nettheim
Writers
Alice Addison
Writer of original material
Julia Leigh
Producer
Vincent Sheehan
Executive Producers
Liz Watts  Anita Sheehan  Paul Wiegard
Dir. of Photography
Robert Humphreys ACS
Composer
Andrew Lancaster  Michael Lira  Matteo Zingales
Editor
Roland Gallois
Production Designer
Steven Jones-Evans
Cast
Willem Dafoe - Frances O'Connor - Sam Neill - Morgana Davies - Sullivan Stapleton - Dan Wyllie - Dan Spielman
Production Completion
2011
Genre
Drama, Thriller
Production Company
Porchlight Films Pty Ltd
Australian Sales
Madman Films
International Sales
eOne

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