The Proposition (18)

PUBLISHED: 11:35 20 July 2006 | UPDATED: 10:31 06 May 2010

AUSTRALIA in the late 1800s and Captain Stanley captures two brothers at a murder scene. Stanley informs one brother, played by Guy Pearce, that in order to be considered for a pardon he must go into the outback and kill his third, more dangerous, brothe

AUSTRALIA in the late 1800s and Captain Stanley captures two brothers at a murder scene.

Stanley informs one brother, played by Guy Pearce, that in order to be considered for a pardon he must go into the outback and kill his third, more dangerous, brother.

Written by musician Nick Cave, this film is a boiling pot of dust, dirt and sweat and takes an uncomfortable look at what drives desperate men in desperate situations. 4/5

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