Sweet Country

Sweet Country

DVD - 2018
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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
Publisher: Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2018]
Copyright Date: ©2017
Branch Call Number: DVD Sweet 2017
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (approximately 113 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
digital,optical,stereo,English 5.1 Dolby digital
video file,DVD video,region 1
Audience: MPAA rating: R; for violence, bloody images and for language throughout

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bobrandle22
Aug 21, 2018

But for the ending. Overall OK, then a rust to finish in the last 5 minutes. Why do so many movies make the same mistake.
cheers Bob

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jimg2000
Aug 04, 2018

A by the book racially charged Aussie Western. Accolades all around from the pundits praising the Outback setting and cinematography. Hate to admit, watched most of it at 1.5X to 2.0X. Even the climatic end was predictable. However, did enjoyed the felicitous song "Peace In The Valley" performed by Johnny Cash with the Carter Family as the credit rolled.

"There will be peace in the valley for me, some day
There will be peace in the valley for me, oh Lord I pray"

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