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Author: John HillcoatChris BrownJackie O'SullivanChiara MenageCat VilliersAll authors
Publisher: [Los Angeles, Calif.] : First Look Studios, [2008]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the Australian outback during the 1880s, Charlie Burns is presented with an impossible proposition by local law enforcement. The only way for him to save his younger brother from the gallows is to find and kill his psychotic older brother within nine days. Local law enforcer Captain Stanley has recently arrived from Britain and is facing problems of his own as he tries to shield his innocent wife from the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Thrillers (Television programs)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Western films
Suspense films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Hillcoat; Chris Brown; Jackie O'Sullivan; Chiara Menage; Cat Villiers; Nick Cave; Guy Pearce; Ray Winstone; Danny Huston; John Hurt; David Wenham; Emily Watson; Warren Ellis; UK Film Council.; Surefire Films.; Jackie O Productions.; First Look Studios.
ISBN: 1592418317 9781592418312
OCLC Number: 652680729
Language Note: English soundtrack; optional Spanish subtitles or English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: DVD release of the 2005 motion picture.
Special features include: director and writer commentary; 5 behind-the-scenes featurettes; previews; photo gallery, theatrical trailer, deleted scenes.
Credits: Director of photography, Benoit Delhomme ; editor, Jon Gregory ; music, Nick Cave, Warren Ellis.
Cast: Guy Pearce, Ray Winstone, Danny Huston, John Hurt, David Wenham, Emily Watson.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for strong grisly violence, and for language.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby digital; DTS; Anamorphic 16x9 widescreen; SDH; Region 1; NTSC.
Responsibility: UK Film Council presents a Surefire Films production of an Autonomous and Jackie O Productions co-production in association with Pictures in Paradise with the participation of the Pacific Film and Television Commission and the Film Consortium ; producers, Chris Brown and Jackie O Sullivan ; producers, Chiara Menage and Cat Villiers ; screenplay, Nick Cave ; director, John Hillcoat.

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In the Australian outback during the 1880s, Charlie Burns is presented with an impossible proposition by local law enforcement. The only way for him to save his younger brother from the gallows is to find and kill his psychotic older brother within nine days. Local law enforcer Captain Stanley has recently arrived from Britain and is facing problems of his own as he tries to shield his innocent wife from the brutalities of their new surroundings and deal with mounting pressures from renegade natives and his superior. Adapted from container.

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