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Shane Cooper
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Old Bill
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Jimmy Conway (as Tom E. Lewis)
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Alice Cooper
Christopher Davis ...
Slim
Kevin Harrington ...
Jim Barlow
Richard Sutherland ...
Manning
Ken Radley ...
Earl
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Rex
Cliff Ellen ...
Gleason
Jim Daly ...
Ted
Dom Phelan ...
Ken
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Tim Hughes ...
Micky Carlin
Ken Connley ...
Joseph Carlin
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A young police officer must survive his first day's duty in a small country town.

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Revenge just rode into town.

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Thriller | Western

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Rated R for strong bloody violence, and language | See all certifications »

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5 November 2010 (USA)  »

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Busca Sangrenta  »

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$8,650 (USA) (5 November 2010)

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$20,960 (USA) (14 January 2011)
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Betsy (the horse) was left at the police station when Cooper returned from Gleason's farm and Cooper drove a police vehicle to Skins Creek Road. Assuming that Jimmy took Betsy, Betsy would have been left at the Main Street. But Betsy was found by Cooper outside the barn after he freed himself from the handcuffs. See more »

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Shane Cooper: Alice? Have you seen my gun?
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Featured in At the Movies: Summer Special 2010/11 (2010) See more »

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What a Friend we Have in Jesus
Music by Charles Crozat Converse and lyrics by Joseph M. Scriven
Performed by Charlie Parr
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Superior crime-thriller from Australia
19 June 2010 | by (Edinburgh, Scotland, UK) – See all my reviews

Red Hill could best be described as an Australian take on the American Western. It centres on a young policeman who moves to a remote town to work with the local police department. The town is immediately laid under siege by an escaped Aboriginal convict who appears to have a grudge against the local police officers and their lackeys. Dark secrets from the past are gradually revealed.

This is a very well put together film. Cinematography, music and acting are all of a very high calibre. Ryan Kwanten is particularly good as the young policeman with insecurities and fears of his own; Kwanten makes for a very likable lead and injects some moments of humour into the suspenseful narrative. Tommy Lewis is also highly memorable as Jimmy Conway, the silent escaped convict with grimly burned face. The Australian landscape is captured nicely and the score compliments proceedings well.

It has to be said that the storyline is a little predictable. There isn't really anything overly new here. But this is not a significant problem as it really is a very well put together film. It's a solid thriller, and along with Wolf Creek proves that the Australian film industry is more than capable of delivering superior product in this genre. This one is well worth your time.


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