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The Snowtown murders

Author: Justin KurzelAnna McLeishSarah Shaw, (Film producer)Robin GutchMark HerbertAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : IFC Films : Distributed by MPI Home Video, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen versionView all editions and formats
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Based on horrifying crimes discovered in Snowtown, Australia in 1999. The film follows a mother raising her three boys in a poor suburb. She takes up with a new man, hoping for security but instead welcoming a vicious predator into her home. An uncompromising look at the alarming circumstances that led to the notorious crimes.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Crime films
Drama
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Horror films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Teatro
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Justin Kurzel; Anna McLeish; Sarah Shaw, (Film producer); Robin Gutch; Mark Herbert; Shaun Grant; Lucas Pittaway; Daniel Henshall; Louise Harris, (Actress); Anthony Groves; Aaron Viergever; David Walker; Adam Arkapaw; Veronika Jenet; Jed Kurzel; Fiona Crumble; Debi Marshall; Andrew McGarry; Screen Australia.; Warp Films.; Film Victoria.; South Australian Film Corporation.; Adelaide Film Festival (Organization); Omnilab Media (Firm); IFC Midnight (Firm); IFC Films.; MPI Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0788615858 9780788615856
OCLC Number: 797017371
Language Note: In English with optional subtitles in Spanish, English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Inspired by the books "Killing for Pleasure" by Debi Marshall and "The Snowtown Murders" by Andrew McGarry.
Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 2010.
Bonus: Deleted scenes; Interviews: Lucas Pittaway (Jamie), Daniel Henshall (John), Louise Harris (Elizabeth), Justin Kurzel (director), Anna McLeish (producer), Sarah Shaw (producer); Original cast footage; The Snowtown crimes; [feature commentary with director Justin Kurzel].
Credits: Cinematography, Adam Arkapaw ; editor, Veronika Jenet ; composer, Jed Kurzel ; production designer, Fiona Crombie ; costume designers, Alice Babidge, Fiona Crombie ; exective producers, Robin Gutch, Mark Herbert.
Cast: Lucas Pittaway, Daniel Henshall, Louise Harris, Anthony Groves, Aaron Viergever, David Walker.
Awards: Special Jury Prize, Cannes' Critics Week.
Target Audience: Rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, Region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation.
Responsibility: Screen Australia and Warp Films Australia present ; in association with Film Victoria, South Australian Film Corporation, Adelaide Film Festival, and Omnilab Media ; director Justin Kurzel ; producers Anna McLeish, Sarah Shaw ; written by Shaun Grant ; story by Shaun Grant, Justin Kurzel ; [IFC Midnight].

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Based on horrifying crimes discovered in Snowtown, Australia in 1999. The film follows a mother raising her three boys in a poor suburb. She takes up with a new man, hoping for security but instead welcoming a vicious predator into her home. An uncompromising look at the alarming circumstances that led to the notorious crimes.

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