Australia isn’t exactly known as a cinematic powerhouse, but the upcoming murder thriller The Snowtown Murders could definitely help them get them on the map. The winner of the Jury Prize at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival, and winner of 4 Australian Academy Awards, the uncompromising film focuses on the relationship between a vulnerable teenager and a father figure who is revealed to be the worst kind of bully. It follows the events leading up the notorious discovery of dismembered bodies rotting in barrels, discovered by police in Snowtown, Australia in 1999.
Watch the chilling trailer here:
The film is gettting a lot of positive buzz after screening at recent film fests. Are you planning to check out this Australian import?