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The Proposition (2005) - Plot Summary Poster

Plot Summary

  • Rural Australia in the late nineteenth century: Capt. Stanley and his men capture two of the four Burns brothers, Charlie and Mike. Their gang is held responsible for attacking the Hopkins farm, raping pregnant Mrs. Hopkins and murdering the whole family. Arthur Burns, the eldest brother and the gang's mastermind, remains on the loose and has retreated to a mountain hideout. Capt. Stanley's proposition to Charlie is to gain pardon and - more importantly - save his beloved younger brother Mike from the gallows by finding and killing Arthur within nine days.

    - Written by Armin Ortmann {armin@sfb288.math.tu-berlin.de}
  • A lawman apprehends a notorious outlaw and gives him nine days to kill his older brother, or else they'll execute his younger brother.

    - Written by Anonymous

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...

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