• Publication date: March 12, 2012

The Proposition

Set in Australia in the 1880s, the movie follows the events after the murder of the Hopkins familycommitted by the infamous Burns brothers gang.

Program data

Duration: 115

Production Year: 2005

MBC Max:

March 23, 2012 04:05 (KSA) ~ March 23, 2012 03:05 (CLT)

Capt. Stanley and his men capture two of the four Burns brothers, Charlie and Mike.

Their gang is held responsible for attacking the Hopkins farm, raping pregnant Mrs. Hopkins and murdering the whole family.

Arthur Burns, the eldest brother and the gang's mastermind, remains at large has and has retreated to a mountain hideout.

Capt. Stanley's proposition to Charlie is to gain pardon and - more importantly - save his beloved younger brother Mike from the gallows by finding and killing Arthur within nine days.

Starring:

  • Guy Pearce
  • Ray Winstone
  • Emily Watson
  • Danny Huston
  • David Wenham
  • John Hurt

Directed by: John Hillcoat

Rating: R for strong grisly violence, and for language