Why You Haven't Seen It:
Despite receiving huge acclaim in its own country at the time of release, this Australian film had a mixed release in other countries, not being released in the US until 2005, and even then it was only on DVD.
Why You Should:
At the time, it was heralded as the ‘Australian
’, telling the tale of a young man (played by Heath Ledger) on the run from local gangster Pando (played by Bryan Brown). Both actors give superb performances in the film, but its director Gregor Jordan’s delivery of a fast-paced, exhilaratingly fresh thriller.