Detective Jay Swan arriveert in het mijnstadje Goldstone vanwege een onderzoek naar een vermiste vrouw. De corrupte autoriteiten verlenen weinig medewerking.
Language
English
Publisher
One2see movies, © 2017
1 dvd-video
Recording date
2016
Playing time
110 min.
Note
Engels gesproken, Nederlands ondertiteld
EAN
8711983103290

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 50 times in Flemish libraries

Reviews

Thriller van de Australische regisseur Ivan Sen (Mystery road). Detective Jay Swan (Aaron Pedersen), een Aboriginal, arriveert in het mijnstadje Goldstone op zoek naar een vermiste Chinese toeriste. Hij wordt niet zo vriendelijk ontvangen door de corrupte burgemeester Maureen (Jacki Weaver), maar de jonge agent Josh besluit hem te helpen. Het gaat om een web van misdaad en corruptie rond een mijnbouwproject, Aboriginal-rechten en sekswerkers. Luke Buckmaster (theguardian.com) schrijft: '(...) In the magnificent, big-thinking Goldstone, which played opening night at this year’s Sydney film festival, writer/director Ivan Sen combines two genres we never really had, to make one film no Australian should miss. (...) It’s a gorgeous film to watch, but a better and bigger one to think about. (...)'

About Ivan Sen

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Ivan Sen (born 1972) is an Indigenous Australian filmmaker. He is a director, screenwriter and cinematographer, as well as an editor, composer and sound designer. His work is both extensive and acclaimed in Australian circles.

Drawing on his mixed heritage, his films present themes that revolve around issues of dislocation, place and identity.

Early life

Ivan Sen was born in 1972 in Nambour, Queensland, the second child of Donella and Duro Sen. His mother Donella belongs to the Gamilaroi nation of Northern New South Wales, and Duro was born in Croatia to a German father and Hungarian mother.

Before moving to Tamworth, New South Wales four years after Sen was born, in his mother’s efforts to escape domestic violence, the family would regularly visit her birthplace, Toomelah. The Aboriginal community there was the last destination of three forced relocations of the Gamilaroi. Founded in …Read more on Wikipedia