A sweeping, historical epic set against the brutal backdrop of a stunning Australian landscape in 1920s Alice Springs, SWEET COUNTRY follows the story of Sam, a middle-aged Aborigine man who becomes a wanted criminal after a violent altercation with a bitter war veteran. When Sam is forced to flee across the harsh desert country, pursued by a hunting party led by the local lawman, the true details of his supposed crime start to surface, and the community begins to question whether justice is really being served.
Screened with Mar a Thachair Do Dh’fhwar a Sgur a Dhol Dhan Eaglais
Dir. John Murdo MacAulay, UK, 5 mins, 2018, FilmG award winner, Gaelic/English subtitles
Sgeulachd mu fhear òg diadhaidh, a tha a’ call a mhisneachd nuair a tha earbsa air a bhriseadh. Am meadhan a’ chòmhstri aige, tha strainnsear a’ toirt dhà cuireadh a dhol air cuairt gus an fhìrinn obrachadh a-mach dhà fhèin.
The story of a godly young man, disillusioned in the wake of a betrayal of trust. In the midst of his conflict, a stranger invites him on a journey to discover the truth for himself.
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