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Mystery Road

Mystery Road
  • 2013
  • Australia
  • 112 min
  • Directed by: Ivan Sen
  • Cast: Aaron Pedersen, Hugo Weaving, Jack Thompson
  • UK release: 29 August 2014

When Jay Swan (Pedersen), an Indigenous Australian detective, returns to his native town of Winton from the big city, he finds himself an outsider; then his first case involves the murder of an Indigenous Australian girl. Expertly controlled and strikingly atmospheric murder mystery disguised as a modern western.

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Mystery Road

26 Aug 20144 stars

An atmospheric, expertly controlled modern western starring Aaron Pedersen and Hugo Weaving

Writer-director Ivan Sen's flinty, slow-burning murder mystery is a western wrapped in the trappings and clichés of a modern thriller. Aaron Pedersen's Stetson-wearing detective Jay Swan is just as much of an outsider as John Wayne's Ethan Edwards in…

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