Fun and mindless.
Jesus, what a film, still trying to pick up my jaw. I have never seen anything like this before nor will you ever see something like it again, had me in tears so many times. Main character goes from this young innocent boy to seeing so much shit happen to himself and his fellow countrymen, he comes out looking 30 years older. Harrowing, painful to watch, sad, realistic.
A western set in Australia, where you can totally feel the heat coming off the screen, smell the dirt and sweat on the cast and feel the flies buzzing around your head. Hillcoat's vision is what stands out the most here,so many shots leave you with your mouth agape, a master indeed. It is a slow burn of a film, but once it gets going you get so involved in what's happening that you barely notice the time go by.…