• 2015
  • Australia
  • Directed by: Kim Farrant
  • Written by: Michael Kinirons, Fiona Seres
  • Cast: Nicole Kidman, Hugo Weaving, Joseph Fiennes, Nicholas Hamilton, Maddison Brown
  • UK release: 5 February 2016

Catherine (Kidman) and Matthew (Fiennes) move from Canberra to the Australian outback with their teenage kids (Hamilton, Brown) but they, like their offspring, are troubled. Sweaty melodrama which holds its secrets fairly well, benefiting from a a psychologically (and physically) baring performance from Kidman and good work from Fiennes.

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1 Feb 20163 stars

Nicole Kidman gives it her all in this atmospheric but underwhelming Australian melodrama

Hot, sweaty and combustible, Kim Farrant’s narrative feature debut Strangerland is an outback melodrama that, for a while, hides its secrets well. Nicole Kidman, back on home soil for the first time since Baz Luhrmann’s 2008 epic Australia, joins Joseph…

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27 Mar 2014

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Joseph Fiennes has joined the cast of 'Strangerland'. The 43-year-old actor is set to star as Nicole Kidman's husband in the upcoming mystery drama, which will follow them as their lives unravel after their two teenage children go missing in the desert…

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21 Oct 2013

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Nicole Kidman has signed up to star in 'Strangerland'. The Oscar-winning actress will return to her native Australia, along with Guy Pearce and Hugo Weaving, for a new mystery drama about a couple whose teenage children disappear into the Aussie…

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