The Resource Sweet country, Samuel Goldwyn Films ; Screen Australia and South Australian Film Corporation and Create NSW in association with Screen Territory, Memento Films International and Adelaide Film Festival present ; a Bunya production ; a Warwick Thornton film ; directed by Warwick Thornton ; produced by Greer Simpkin, David Jowsey ; screenplay by David Tranter and Steven McGregor

Sweet country, Samuel Goldwyn Films ; Screen Australia and South Australian Film Corporation and Create NSW in association with Screen Territory, Memento Films International and Adelaide Film Festival present ; a Bunya production ; a Warwick Thornton film ; directed by Warwick Thornton ; produced by Greer Simpkin, David Jowsey ; screenplay by David Tranter and Steven McGregor

Label
Sweet country
Title
Sweet country
Statement of responsibility
Samuel Goldwyn Films ; Screen Australia and South Australian Film Corporation and Create NSW in association with Screen Territory, Memento Films International and Adelaide Film Festival present ; a Bunya production ; a Warwick Thornton film ; directed by Warwick Thornton ; produced by Greer Simpkin, David Jowsey ; screenplay by David Tranter and Steven McGregor
Contributor
Actor
Cinematographer
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Presenter
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Sam, a middle-aged Aboriginal man, works for a preacher in the outback of Australia's Northern Territory. When Harry, a bitter war veteran, moves into a neighboring outpost, the preacher sends Sam and his family to help Harry renovate his cattle yards. But Sam's relationship with the cruel and ill-tempered Harry quickly deteriorates, culminating in a violent shootout in which Sam kills Harry in self-defense
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Editor, Nick Meyers ; director of photography, Warwick Thornton
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for violence, bloody images and for language throughout
Language note
English dialogue; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.S944 2018
PerformerNote
Bryan Brown, Hamilton Morris, Thomas M. Wright, Ewen Leslie, Gibson John, Natassia Gorey-Furber, Matt Day, Anni Finsterer, Tremayne Doolan, Trevon Doolan, Sam Neill
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1947-
  • 1983-
  • 1980-
  • 1971-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Thornton, Warwick
  • Simpkin, Greer
  • Jowsey, David
  • Tranter, David
  • McGregor, Steven
  • Brown, Bryan
  • Morris, Hamilton
  • Wright, Thomas M.
  • Leslie, Ewen
  • John, Gibson
  • Gorey-Furber, Natassia
  • Day, Matt
  • Finsterer, Anni
  • Doolan, Tremayne
  • Doolan, Trevon
  • Neill, Sam
  • Samuel Goldwyn Films (Firm)
  • Screen Australia
  • South Australian Film Corporation
  • Create NSW (Firm)
  • Northern Territory
  • Memento Films
  • Adelaide Film Festival (Organization)
  • Bunya Productions
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
113
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Self-defense
  • Murder
  • Justice
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Sweet country, Samuel Goldwyn Films ; Screen Australia and South Australian Film Corporation and Create NSW in association with Screen Territory, Memento Films International and Adelaide Film Festival present ; a Bunya production ; a Warwick Thornton film ; directed by Warwick Thornton ; produced by Greer Simpkin, David Jowsey ; screenplay by David Tranter and Steven McGregor
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2017
  • Anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1)
  • Includes trailers
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1037951775
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 113 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396531017
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 53101
  • 3874394
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region1, anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; English 5.1 Dolby digital, stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Sweet country, Samuel Goldwyn Films ; Screen Australia and South Australian Film Corporation and Create NSW in association with Screen Territory, Memento Films International and Adelaide Film Festival present ; a Bunya production ; a Warwick Thornton film ; directed by Warwick Thornton ; produced by Greer Simpkin, David Jowsey ; screenplay by David Tranter and Steven McGregor
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2017
  • Anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1)
  • Includes trailers
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1037951775
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 113 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396531017
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 53101
  • 3874394
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region1, anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; English 5.1 Dolby digital, stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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