True Blood’s Jason, Ryan Kwanten has a new film called, “Mystery Road” which will open the Sydney Film Festival on June 5, 2013. The film is written, directed, shot and scored by multi-awarded Aboriginal Director Ivan Sen and tells the story of a policeman, played by Aaron Pederson, who has returned to his remote hometown in the outback to investigate the murder of a teenage Aboriginal girl.
The film’s star line-up includes Jack Thompson, Ryan Kwanten, Tasma Walton, Damian Walshe Howling and Hugo Weaving, who also plays a policeman in the small town. Aaron Pedersen has the lead role of an indigenous detective who returns home to an Outback town to solve the murder of a teenage indigenous girl. Ryan Kwanten plays a pig hunter and Jack Thompson is a pastoralist who’s seen better times. The cast also includes Tony Barry, Tasma Walton, Damian Walshe-Howling, David Field and newcomers Trisha Whitton and Siobhan Binge.
“It has conventions of the western, the thriller, elements of murder, mystery, but he used that and made a thrilling exciting film that takes a look at the social political context,” says Ms Moody.
Read more about the film’s screening here: sbs.com.au
Additional source: deadline.com