Australian western set on the Northern Territory frontier in the 1920s, where justice itself is put on trial when an aged Aboriginal farmhand shoots a white man in self defense and goes on the run as posse gathers to hunt him down.
Justice seen to be done just isn't enough.
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Did You Know?
The film's "Sweet Country" title has dual meanings. First, it refers to the water-melon patch of the grandfather of the film's co-screenwriter David Tranter
, and second, it refers to the landscape and countryside of the picture which is lush, beautiful, and sweet. See more
We're all equal here. We're all equal in the eyes of the Lord.
References The Picture Show Man