The Proposition

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Director

John Hillcoat

Cast

Guy Pearce as Charlie Burns

Ray Winstone as Capt. Stanley

Emily Watson as Martha Stanley

Danny Huston as Arthur Burns

John Hurt as Jellon Lamb

David Wenham as Eden Fletcher

Noah Taylor as Brian O’Leary

David Gulpilil as Jacko

Leah Purcell as Queenie

Richard Wilson as Mike Burns

Tommy Lewis as Two Bob

Writers

Nick Cave (screenplay)


Summary

In 1880s Australia, a lawman offers renegade Charlie Burns a choice that to save his younger brother from the gallows, Charlie must hunt down and kill his older brother who is wanted for rape and murder. Venturing into one of the Outback's most inhospitable regions, Charlie faces a terrible moral dilemma that can end only in violence.

Genre

Western

Released

September 12, 2005 (TIFF)

Runtime

1hrs 44min

MPAA

R, for strong grisly violence, and for language

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