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The Screen Guide

Set in the 1880s, the film opens in the middle of a frenzied gunfight between the police and a gang of outlaws. Charlie Burns and his brother Mikey are captured by Captain Stanley. Together with their psychopathic brother Arthur, they are wanted for a brutal crime. Stanley makes Charlie a seemingly impossible proposition in an attempt to bring an end to the cycle of bloody violence.

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Cast & Crew & Production Details

Cast
Guy Pearce - Ray Winstone - Danny Huston - John Hurt - David Wenham - Emily Watson - Noah Taylor - Leah Purcell - Mr T Lewis
Production Completion Date
2005
Genre
Drama
Co-Production
Australia/United Kingdom Co-Production
Production Company
Jackie O Productions (The Proposition) Pty Ltd  Autonomous Films
Australian Sales
Becker Group Ltd
International Sales
The Works  First Look (New York, Los Angeles)

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