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The Proposition


6 Oct 2005

1 hr 44 min

Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama

This land will be civilized.
Set in the Australian outback in the 1880s, the movie follows the series of events following the horrific rape and murder of the Hopkins family, allegedly committed by the infamous Burns brothers gang. Captain Morris Stanley captures Charlie Burns and gives him 9 days to kill his older dangerous psychopathic brother, or else they'll hang his younger mentally slow brother on Christmas Day.


Status: Released
Countries: Australia, United Kingdom
Language: English
Awards: 13 wins & 26 nominations.
Budget: $2M


John Hillcoat


Cat Villiers (Producer)
Robert Jones (Executive Producer)
Chiara Menage (Producer)
Pam Collis (Producer)
Chris Auty (Executive Producer)
Gina Black (Line Producer)
Sara Giles (Executive Producer)
Michael Hamlyn (Executive Producer)
Norman Humphrey (Executive Producer)
Jackie O'Sullivan (Producer)
Christopher Simon (Producer)
Michael Henry (Executive Producer)
James Atherton (Executive Producer)




Guy Pearce (as Charlie Burns)
Ray Winstone (as Captain Morris Stanley)
Emily Watson (as Martha Stanley)
Danny Huston (as Arthur Burns)
David Wenham (as Eden Fletcher)
John Hurt (as Jellon Lamb)
Noah Taylor (as Brian O'Leary)
Jeremy Madrona (as Asian Prostitute)
Jae Mamuyac (as Asian Prostitute)
Mick Roughan (as Mad Jack Bradshaw)
Shane Watt (as John Gordon)
Robert Morgan (as Sergeant Lawrence)
David Gulpilil (as Jacko)
Bryan Probets (as Officer Dunn)
Oliver Ackland (as Patrick Hopkins)
David Vallon (as Tom Cox)
Daniel Parker (as Henry Clark)



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