The Proposition (2005)

Set in the Australian outback in the 1880s, the movie follows the series of events following the horrific rape and murder of the Hopkins family, allegedly committed by the infamous Burns brothers gang. Captain Morris Stanley captures Charlie Burns and gives him 9 days to kill his older dangerous psychopathic brother, or else they'll hang his younger mentally slow brother on Christmas Day.

Directing:
  • John Hillcoat

Writing:
  • Nick Cave

Stars:
Release Date: 2005-10-06
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  • Country: AU, GB
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 104
  • Budget: $2,000,000
  • Revenue: $5,048,693
John Hurt
John Hurt
Jellon Lamb
David Wenham
David Wenham
Eden Fletcher
Danny Huston
Danny Huston
Arthur Burns
Guy Pearce
Guy Pearce
Charlie Burns
Ray Winstone
Ray Winstone
Captain Morris Stanley
Emily Watson
Emily Watson
Martha Stanley
Richard Wilson
Richard Wilso...
Mike Burns
Noah Taylor
Noah Taylor
Brian O'Leary
Robert Morgan
Robert Morgan
Sergeant Lawrence
David Gulpilil
David Gulpili...
Jacko
Bryan Probets
Bryan Probets
Officer Dunn
Oliver Ackland
Oliver Acklan...
Patrick Hopkins
Bogdan Koca
Bogdan Koca
Paul Broussard
Leah Purcell
Leah Purcell
Queenie
Tom Budge
Tom Budge
Samuel Stoat
Ralph Cotterill
Ralph Cotteri...
Dr. Bantrey