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The Hunter

The Hunter
  • 3 stars
  • 2011
  • Australia
  • 102 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Daniel Nettheim
  • Written by: Julia Leigh, Alice Addison, Wain Fimeri
  • Cast: Willem Dafoe, Frances O'Connor, Sam Neill
  • UK release: 6 July 2012

Martin (Dafoe) is a mercenary hired to track down the presumed extinct Tasmanian Tiger; during his hunt he meets recently widowed Lucy (O'Connor) and her young children. Dafoe is fun to watch, but it's basically another tale of an alienated male loner who becomes a better person around kids.

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The Hunter

12 Jun 20123 stars

Willem Dafoe heads to Tasmania in this enjoyable if not entirely effective drama

A classical music-loving mercenary (Willem Dafoe) is hired by a shady biotech company to carry out a hit in Australia. His target is to secure the DNA of the presumed extinct Tasmanian Tiger. Posing as an academic researcher, he lodges at the ramshackle…

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