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The Hunter (9-Sep-2011)

Director: Daniel Nettheim

Writers: Alice Addison; Wain Fimeri; Daniel Nettheim

From novel: The Hunter by Julia Leigh

Original Score by: Matteo Zingales; Michael Lira; Andrew Lancaster

Producer: Vincent Sheehan

Keywords: Action/Adventure, Hunting

A mercenary embarks on a mission under orders from a shadowy conglomerate to hunt down the last Tasmanian tiger, encountering unforeseen complications along the way.

Martin David, a lonely, skillful mercenary, is hired by multinational biotechnology outfit Red Leaf to head out to Tasmania to gather samples of the Tasmanian tiger, further instructed to kill all remaining tigers after doing so so that no rival companies may have a shot at extracting their DNA. Posing as a university researcher and taking up residence in the home of Lucy Armstrong and her two children, Martin finds himself forging an emotional connection with the troubled family, an unexpected development that threatens to compromise the integrity of his mission even as he draws ever closer to the elusive creature he was sent to target.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Willem Dafoe
22-Jul-1955   Last Temptation of Christ
Sam Neill
14-Sep-1947   Played Reilly, Ace of Spies
Frances O'Connor
12-Jun-1967   Artificial Intelligence: AI


Willem Dafoe   ...   Martin
Frances O'Connor   ...   Lucy
Morgana Davies   ...   Sass
And Introducing
Finn Woodlock   ...   Bike
Sam Neill   ...   Jack
Jacek Koman   ...   Middleman
Callan Mulvey   ...   Rival Hunter
John Brumpton   ...   Publican
Dan Wyllie   ...   Pool Player
Sullivan Stapleton   ...   Doug
Jamie Timony   ...   Free
Dan Spielman   ...   Simon
Maia Thomas   ...   Shakti
Marc Watson-Paul   ...   Jarrah


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