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The proposition / UK Film Council presents a Surefire Films production of an Autonomous and Jackie O Productions co-production in association with Pictures in Paradise with the participation of the Pacific Film and Television Commission and the Film Consortium ; producers, Chris Brown and Jackie O Sullivan ; producers, Chiara Menage and Cat Villiers ; screenplay, Nick Cave ; director, John Hillcoat.

Hillcoat, John, 1961- (Added Author). Brown, Chris, 1950- (Added Author). O'Sullivan, Jackie. (Added Author). Menage, Chiara. (Added Author). Villiers, Cat. (Added Author). Cave, Nick, 1957- (Added Author). Pearce, Guy, 1967- (Added Author). Winstone, Ray, 1957- (Added Author). Huston, Danny, 1962- (Added Author). Hurt, John, 1940-2017 (Added Author). Wenham, David, 1965- (Added Author). Watson, Emily, 1967- (Added Author). Ellis, Warren, 1965- (Added Author). UK Film Council. (Added Author). Surefire Films (Firm) (Added Author). Autonomous Films (Firm) (Added Author). Jackie O Productions. (Added Author). First Look Home Entertainment. (Added Author). Guy Pearce, Ray Winstone, Danny Huston, John Hurt, David Wenham, Emily Watson. (Cast).

Record details

  • ISBN: 1592416640
  • ISBN: 9781592416646
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen format.
  • Publisher: [Los Angeles, Calif.] : First Look Home Entertainment, [2006]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2005.
Special features include: optional commentary by director John Hillcoat and writer Nick Cave; deleted scenes (13 min.); behind-the-scenes featurettes including interviews with cast and crew (28 min.); photo gallery.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Benoit Delhomme ; editor, Jon Gregory ; music, Nick Cave, Warren Ellis.
Participant or Performer Note:
Guy Pearce, Ray Winstone, Danny Huston, John Hurt, David Wenham, Emily Watson.
Summary, etc.:
In the desolate Australian outback of the 1880s, newly-arrived Captain Stanley captures the wanted outlaw Charlie Burns. Seeking to civilize the violent outback frontier, Captain Stanley presents his prisoner with a stark choice: Burns can either watch his beloved younger brother Mikey die on the gallows, or find and betray his older and far more dangerous brother Arthur to the authorities.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for strong grisly violence, and for language.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1 surround; Dolby digital 2.0 stereo; DTS.
Language Note:
In English with optional Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned in English for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
Subject: Brothers > Drama.
Criminal behavior > Drama.
Outlaws > Drama.
Closed captioning.
Australia > History > Drama.
Genre: Video recordings.
Western films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Topic Heading: 16 Unit.

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  • 6 of 6 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Albany Carnegie.


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