|Release Date||:||04/06/2018 (US)|
|Genre||:||Drama, History, Western|
|Time||:||01 Hours 53 Minutes|
Movie: Sweet-Country-(2018) It’s 1929 on the vast, desert-like, Eastern Arrernte Nation lands that are now known as the Central Australian outback. Sam Kelly, a middle-aged Aboriginal man, works the land of a kind preacher, Fred Smith. After an ill-tempered bully arrives in town and Kelly kills him in self-defence, he and his wife go on the run as a posse gathers to hunt him down.
Written by Gimly on January 31, 2018
I went in to Sweet Country completely blind, had no idea what it was about, knew literally nothing beyond Sam Neill being in it, and the fact that it was called "Sweet Country" (good thing too, 'cause the trailer I watched for it a week later spoils literally the most important and final plot point). Sweet Country is a slow-burn venture in the right way, that makes some odd stylistic choices which perhaps would have better served a different sort of movie. A distinctive film for a year that has had a lot of same-same movies. _Final rating:★★★½ - I really liked it. Would strongly rec... read the rest.