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Van Diemen's Land (2009)

The true story of Alexander Pearce, Australia's most notorious convict. In 1822, Pearce and seven fellow convicts escaped from Macquarie Harbour, a place of ultra banishment and punishment,... See full summary »

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Jonathan auf der Heide (screenplay), Oscar Redding (screenplay)
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Cast overview:
Oscar Redding Oscar Redding ... Alexander Pearce
Arthur Angel ... Robert Greenhill
Paul Ashcroft Paul Ashcroft ... Matthew Travers
Thomas M. Wright ... Thomas Bodenham (as Thomas Wright)
Mark Leonard Winter ... Alexander Dalton
Greg Stone ... William Kennerly
John Francis Howard John Francis Howard ... Little Brown
Torquil Neilson Torquil Neilson ... John Mathers
Matt Wilson Matt Wilson ... Duty Soldier
Adrian Mulraney ... Logan
Ben Plazzer Ben Plazzer ... Soldier in boat
Jonathan auf der Heide ... Soldier in boat
Jason Glover Jason Glover ... Lieutenant Cuthbertson
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The true story of Alexander Pearce, Australia's most notorious convict. In 1822, Pearce and seven fellow convicts escaped from Macquarie Harbour, a place of ultra banishment and punishment, only to find a world less forgiving.. the Australian wilderness. Abandon all hope you who enter. Written by Anonymous

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Hunger is a strange silence.


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7 May 2017 | by r-54008See all my reviews

It definitely worth watching! It is a film that reveals the evil side of the humanity, but because it is not an action film or a romantic film, so i give it 8/10. Also, the reflection on humanity disgusted me and which define the film as a thriller. It is a good opportunity to know the history by watching this film, and to think about what action we would take if we were in that position, deeply review ourselves.


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Australia

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English | Irish

Release Date:

24 September 2009 (Australia) See more »

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Dolby Digital

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