104 minutes — 14A, 35mm, Daniel Nettheim, Australia, 2012
A haunted, solitary mercenary (Willem Dafoe at his craggiest) is hired to track down the Tasmanian Tiger, a creature believed extinct for nearly a century. On the hunt, he rediscovers his own believed-extinct humanity, and “the film grows from a simple tale of man versus beast to a complicated parable with multiple implications, roping in all kinds of hot-button issues.” (Slant)
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