The Drover’s Wife (15)


The Drover’s Wife (15)

F Rated Film
Friday 1st July 2022 - Wednesday 6th July 2022

Dir. Leah Purcell, Australia, 2021, 108 mins. Cast. Leah Purcell, Sam Reid, Rob Collins.

In 1893, heavily pregnant Molly Johnson and her children struggle to survive the harsh Australian landscape after her husband leaves to drove sheep in the high country. She finds an escaped Indigenous Australian convict wounded on her property and an unlikely bond begins to form. Meanwhile, new town lawman Nate Clintoff realises that Molly’s husband is missing and sends his constable to investigate.

A thrilling tale that explores racism and misogyny under colonial rule, and a labour of love for Purcell, who has also adapted Henry Lawson’s short story into a play and a novel.


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 Friday 1st Jul 2022  5:45pm
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 Saturday 2nd Jul 2022  8:00pm
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 Tuesday 5th Jul 2022  5:45pm
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 Wednesday 6th Jul 2022  2:30pm
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 Wednesday 6th Jul 2022  8:30pm
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