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The Hunter
  • 2011

    Psychological thriller

    based on the novel by Julia Leigh

     

    Cast

    Willem Dafoe,
    FRANCES O'CONNOR, SAM NEILL

     

    Director

    Daniel Nettheim

     

    Writers

    Screenplay by Alice Addison
    Original Adaptation by Wain Fimeri & Daniel Nettheim

     

    Producer

    Vincent Sheehan

     

    Cinematographer

    Robert Humphreys
    (Suburban Mayhem, Somersault)
  • Developed with the assistance of

    Screen Australia
    Screen Tasmania
    SPARK participant 2004
    Cinemart participant 2004

     

    International Sales

    Entertainment One

     

    Australia/New Zealand Distributor

    Madman Entertainment

     

    Finance

    Screen Australia
    Screen NSW
    Screen Tasmania
    Porchlight Films

     

    Official Website

     

    View teaser trailer at official website
  • Theatrical Release

    In Cinemas 6 October 2011

     

    Where To Buy

    Original Soundtrack
    download now from iTunes 

    DVD & Blu-Ray
    available now from DVD retailers

    The Hunter (movie)
    download now from iTunes  

    The Hunter (novel)
    by Julia Leigh
    available from good booksellers
    or at www.penguin.com.au

     

Based on the acclaimed novel by Julia Leigh, The Hunter is a powerful psychological drama that tells the story of Martin, a mercenary sent from Europe by a mysterious biotech company to the Tasmanian wilderness on a dramatic hunt for the last Tasmanian tiger. 

 

Toronto International Film Festival, Canada, September 2011

 

Busan International Film Festival, South Korea, October 2011

 

Festival de Rio, Brazil, October 2011

 

Abu Dhabi Film Festival, October 2011

 

Doha International Film Festival, Qatar, October 2011

 

Rotterdam International Film Festival, The Netherlands, January 2012

 

Belgrade International Film Festival, Serbia, February 2012

 

Luxembourg City Film Festival, March 2012

 

South by Southwest, USA, March 2012

 

Beijing Panorama, China, April 2012

 

Transilvania International Film Festival, Romania, June 2012

 

Durban International Film Festival, South Africa, July 2012

 

Haifa International Film Festival, Israel, September 2012

 

AACTA Award for Best Cinematography
Robert Humphreys ACS

 

AACTA Award for Best Original Music Score
Matteo Zingales, Michael Lira, Andrew Lancaster

 

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