Mystery Road (2013)
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as Det. Jay Swan
as Charlie Murray
as Pete Bailey
as Constable Roberts
as Mr. Bailey
as Jim the Coroner
as Old Boy
as Mrs. MacDonald
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As a straight-up, "Law & Order"-esque criminal investigation, it's watchable. But lingering shots and half-baked racial commentary overstate the importance of "Mystery Road."
I won't lie and say Mystery Road kept me on the edge of my seat for its duration, but there is a lot to enjoy in its delicately peeled back layers.
This tightly wound drama evokes a strikingly inventive sense of the Wild West in the Australian Outback.
Sen (who also shoots, scores and edits) goes walkabout through the minefield of contemporary Australian culture, offering an evocative snapshot of an unravelling crime scene - social, racial and economic.
A superior and taut outback adventure, you'd have to go back to Samson and Delilah to find an Australian feature this bonsa.
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Indeed a slow-burning thriller. Not quite up to my taste, though.
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