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Nick Cave finished the script in three weeks.
The wardrobe was handmade to be as authentic as possible and even the buttons were all handmade for the film.
One of the gunmen in the Burns' fort at the beginning is named "Jack Bradshaw". Although the movie's plot was fictitious, there had been a real 19th century Australian "bushranger" (outlaw) by that name.
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Neither Captain Stanley (Ray Winstone) nor Jellon Lamb (John Hurt) kill anybody or even fire their guns throughout the whole movie, despite being a policeman and a bounty hunter, respectively.
Despite being brothers, Mikey (Richard Wilson) and Arthur (Danny Huston) never speak to each other onscreen.
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Originally, John Hillcoat approached Nick Cave about doing the soundtrack for a Western, eventually he asked if Cave would write the screenplay as well.

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Jellon Lamb has only two scenes: his introduction and his death.
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