The Proposition | reviewed by: Scott McKay | October 18, 2012
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The Proposition cannot be defined to one genre. It may look like a western up front but its depth and dark tones surpass others in the genre
genre Drama
synopsis 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.
lead actors Guy Pearce | Ray Winstone | Emily Watson | Danny Huston | David Wenham | John Hurt
director John Hillcoat