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The Resource Sweet country, Samuel Goldwyn Films ; Memento Films International ; Bunya Productions ; Screen Australia ; South Australian Film Corporation ; Create NSW ; screenplay by David Tranter, Steven McGregor ; produced by Greer Simpkin, David Jowsey ; directed by Warwick Thornton, (Blu-ray)

Sweet country, Samuel Goldwyn Films ; Memento Films International ; Bunya Productions ; Screen Australia ; South Australian Film Corporation ; Create NSW ; screenplay by David Tranter, Steven McGregor ; produced by Greer Simpkin, David Jowsey ; directed by Warwick Thornton, (Blu-ray)

Label
Sweet country
Title
Sweet country
Statement of responsibility
Samuel Goldwyn Films ; Memento Films International ; Bunya Productions ; Screen Australia ; South Australian Film Corporation ; Create NSW ; screenplay by David Tranter, Steven McGregor ; produced by Greer Simpkin, David Jowsey ; directed by Warwick Thornton
Contributor
Actor
Film director
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
Director of photography, Warwick Thornton ; editor, Nick Meyers ; production designer, Tony Cronin
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for violence, bloody images and for language throughout
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Bryan Brown, Hamilton Morris, Thomas M. Wright, Sam Neill, Gibson John, Ewen Leslie, Natassia Gorey-Furber, Anni Finsterer, Matt Day, Tremayne Doolan, Trevor Doolan
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1947-
  • 1983-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Thornton, Warwick
  • Brown, Bryan
  • Morris, Hamilton
  • Wright, Thomas M.
  • Neill, Sam
  • Samuel Goldwyn Films (Firm)
  • Memento Films
  • Buyna Productions
  • Screen Australia
  • South Australian Film Corporation
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Self-defense
  • Murder
  • Justice
  • Australia
Technique
live action
Label
Sweet country, Samuel Goldwyn Films ; Memento Films International ; Bunya Productions ; Screen Australia ; South Australian Film Corporation ; Create NSW ; screenplay by David Tranter, Steven McGregor ; produced by Greer Simpkin, David Jowsey ; directed by Warwick Thornton, (Blu-ray)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2017
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
on1038788793
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 113 min.)
Lccn
00707671
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396530980
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
53098
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
Blu-ray, region A, wide screen (2.40:1); 5.1 DTS-HD MA; 1080p high definition; requires Blu-ray player
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Sweet country, Samuel Goldwyn Films ; Memento Films International ; Bunya Productions ; Screen Australia ; South Australian Film Corporation ; Create NSW ; screenplay by David Tranter, Steven McGregor ; produced by Greer Simpkin, David Jowsey ; directed by Warwick Thornton, (Blu-ray)
Publication
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2017
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
on1038788793
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 113 min.)
Lccn
00707671
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396530980
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
53098
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
Blu-ray, region A, wide screen (2.40:1); 5.1 DTS-HD MA; 1080p high definition; requires Blu-ray player
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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