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Mystery Road

Detective Jay Swan (a brilliant Aaron Pedersen) is barely back in town before a gruesome murder case lands on his lap

The first of Ivan Sen’s Western-noir series – followed by Goldstone and a TV adaptation – with the magnetic Aaron Pedersen as Jay Swan: a rookie detective returning to his home town to solve the grisly murder of a young Aboriginal girl.

This is a stylistic departure for Sen and wonderfully maps the conventions of the classical Western onto the rough and unforgiving landscape of Outback Queensland.

A gripping and lively reimagining of the quintessential cop drama reframed in an unmistakably Australian context.

With Hugo Weaving, Jack Thompson and Jack Charles.

  • DIRECTOR: Ivan Sen
  • Duration: 121 mins
  • Country: Australia
  • Language: English
  • Date: 2013
  • Format: DCP, Colour
  • Courtesy: Bunya Productions
  • Source: Bunya Productions
  • Rating: M (Mature themes, violence and coarse language)

Event starts
Wednesday 20 November, 2019
Event ends
Wednesday 20 November, 2019
Venue
The Capitol
Venue Address
113 Swanston St
Location

Melbourne ,

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