The Drover's Wife The Legend of Molly Johnson

The Drover's Wife The Legend of Molly Johnson

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Jetty Memorial Theatre
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109 Mins
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WINNER · JURY GRAND PRIZE · ASIA PACIFIC SCREEN AWARDS

Leah Purcell (LantanaJindabyne) writes, directs, and stars in this clear-eyed reimagining of Henry Lawson’s classic tale.

Having carved out a home in the sweeping landscapes of the remote Snowy Mountains, the heavily pregnant Molly Johnson protects her children and her property with a fierce intensity, awaiting the return of her drover husband. When Yakada (Rob Collins), a fugitive Indigenous man arrives at Molly's homestead unannounced, she meets him with hostility. Navigating this stranger who carries a clue to her past, and the unwelcome attention of local law enforcement drawn by her husband’s extended absence, Molly is driven to do what it takes to keep her family safe.

”A subversive survival story that brings an unflinching new perspective to Australian cinema’s ongoing engagement with the frontier.”
– The Conversation 
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Jetty Memorial Theatre

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