Bana plays a fed agent returning to his childhood village where a long-ago co-worker of his allegedly murdered his wife and young son before blowing his head off with the shotgun. The plot seems trite, but it avoids many of the clichéd details that plague lesser films: Bana is surprisingly laid back. The supporting cast elevates the film, showcasing the wealth of excellent character actors in Australia--- and the prevalence of beautiful actresses with the talent to match.
I paid for it and I'm glad I did; it's not on any app we have...
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Topic - "The Dry:" from Oz comes this complex, more-than-worthwhile thriller starring - tinear 15:56:31 06/16/21 (4)
- Sawr it at the walkie about two weeks ago . . . - Billy Wonka 16:16:08 06/17/21 (3)
- "Lightweight story?" A man suspected of killing wife and son--- and then suicide? - tinear 13:31:20 06/19/21 (2)
- One man's tragedy is another's lightweight tale . . . - Billy Wonka 20:16:30 06/19/21 (1)
- Bana isn't John Wayne, that's for sure. His character isn't the trite, tough guy detective. nt - tinear 05:27:13 06/21/21 (0)