The Hunter
First screened in September 2012
Director: Daniel Nettheim. Cast: Willem Dafoe, Frances O'Connor, Sam Neill, Morgana Davies, Finn Woodlock, Sullivan Stapleton, Jacek Koman, Callan Mulvey, John Brumpton, Jamie Timony, Dan Spielman, Maia Thomas. Screenplay: Alice Addison (based on the novel by Julia Leigh, and an earlier adaptation by Wain Fimeri).
Twitter Capsule: Mood, scenery barely cover over competing impulses toward the oblique and the maudlin. A wholesale misreading of Leigh.

Photo © 2011 Porchlight Films/Screen NSW/Screen Tasmania/
Screen Australia, © 2012 Magnolia Pictures
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C–

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