Sweet Country (15) | Close-Up Film Review

Warwick Thornton is an Australia aboriginal director and cinematographer and this film is based on his tribe’s memories of aborigine life early in the twentieth century, when, as he puts it, “we indigenous Australians weren’t technically slaves but we worked for free, worked for rations, under the authority imposed by a law called the Native Affairs Act.”   Covering similar attitudes but in a totally different era from his powerful 2009 movie “Samson and Delilah”

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