After two years running from the law, gunslinger Ben Hall (Jack Martin) is soon drawn back into bush-ranging by the re-appearance of his old friend John Gilbert. Taking on an eager new recruit, John Dunn, the gang unleash a spree of robberies across the colony of New South Wales to gather enough money to flee the country. But when two policemen are killed during the gang’s audacious raids, they are declared outlaws with a bounty on their heads that will change trusted allies into dangerous enemies.
For the first time, the true s tory of Australia’s most notorious bushranger is brought to life in a sweeping motion picture ‘that breathes fresh life into a genre’–Karl Quinn, Sydney Morning Herald. Written and directed with strict adherence to historical accuracy, The Legend of Ben Hall boasts stunning cinematography, powerful performances and a captivating score.
“Comes thundering over the cinematic hill in a sweeping, glorious surge worthy of a cash-pumped mainstream epic…bold in its sense of ambition and rich with character-driven intimacy”. FlimInk
Meticulously faithful to history…tactile and authentic”. Urban Cinefile
GENRE: Action, Drama, Western, Biography
DIRECTOR: Matthew Holmes
WRITER: Matthew Holmes
PRODUCER: Russell Cunningham, Jessica Pearce, Michael Favelle
CAST: Jack Martin, Jamie Coffa, William Lee, Callan McAuliffe
CLASSIFICATION: M – Mature themes, violence, coarse language and brief nudity
DURATION: 134 minutes