Sweet Country

Synopsis: 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 a posse gathers to hunt him down.
Director(s): Warwick Thornton
Production: Samuel Goldwyn Films
  5 wins & 8 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
113 min

and we been walk all night.

Oh, sorry Sam.

That bloody dog.

That's the last fuckin' time,

I'm tellin' you.

Sorry lord, for swearing.

It's alright boss, you can take

Lucy with you to town?

Because that Harry fella,

he was looking at her funny way.

Yeah, 'course.

Take 'em back to mother.

Her mother can look

after her for little while.

Yeah, alright Sam.

Listen, ah

I'll be away two or three weeks.

Got important business in town.

You and Lizzie camp

in the big house, alright?

You look after the place.

Get up! Come on.

Something wrong?

Whitefella, boss.

Shut your mouth, philomac.

- Right there?

- Gidday.

I'm Harry march.

Just taken over north creek station.

Oh, right. Have you?

Just come to say hello.

Yeah, Archie. Urn

gidday then.

Brought my calling card.

Oh, good on you mate.

Mick Kennedy.

Urn, philomac!

Go inside, get us a couple

of pannikins, will you?

Grab a seat, Harry.

You ah

you got anyone else there with you?

No no, just me and my dog.

Yeah, fair bit of work for one bloke.


I had Fred Smith's blackfella

give me a day's work.

- Did you?

- Yeah.

- Sam?

- Yeah.

No, he did a half-arsed job, too.

Yeah, well

he's a bit of a fuckin'

myall breed, that one.


We had him out here not that long ago.

- He came at me.

- Mm.

Bastard. Nearly fuckin' killed me.

Had to kick him off.

Caused a fair bit of trouble.

Archie over here gave him a good

bloody hiding, didn't ya arch?

Give him a good one? Yeah, got him.



Who's that blackfella?

Keep your own business

to yourself philomac. Shut up.

Don't talk when men are talking.

You too, Archie. Shut up. Stop laughing.

You grab my saddle bag, boy.

You sleep over there.

You piss and shit over there.

Come here.

Whoa, whoa, whoa! No, no, no, no!

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