The Snowtown Murders
Based on true events, 16 year-old Jamie falls in with his mother's new boyfriend, Australia's most notorious serial killer, and his crowd of self-appointed neighborhood watchmen, a relationship that leads to a spree of torture and murder.
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March 19, 2012 The grimy social realism and gurgling torture scenes place director Justin Kurzel's startling debut midway between Animal Kingdom and Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer.Read in Source
March 15, 2012 The film is a chilling study of an evil, dominant personality and his victims.Read in Source
November 16, 2013 I did not know this film was based on a true story until the closing credits, which makes this story so much more terrifying. Director Justin Kurzel crafted a raw feel that will leave you slack-jawed.Read in Source
March 01, 2012 What is it with first-time Australian filmmakers and ultraviolent true-crime movies about thuggish underclass families?Read in Source
Antagony & Ecstasy
March 12, 2012 It has no particular observations about the mind of psychopaths that is worth the incredibly nasty feeling you get from sitting through its incredibly grim two hours.Read in Source
New York Post
March 02, 2012 Overlong and grim to the point where some scenes are virtually unwatchable...Read in Source
March 15, 2012 Your appreciation of this Australian horror movie will depend on whether you think its artistry justifies its unrelenting ugliness.Read in Source
March 01, 2012 An impressive but exceptionally disturbing feature debut from Australian director Justin Kurzel that pushes the new wave of Aussie crime films up a notch.Read in Source
East Bay Express
March 12, 2012 Is it the Aussie Gummo, or a true-crime drama that takes itself way too seriously? Can it be both simultaneously?Read in Source
September 28, 2012 Unflinchingly nasty, graphic and gut-wrenchingly powerful, Snowtown is a film that dares you to look away, but compels you to keep watching. As portraits of serial killers go, this deserves to be hung on the wall next to Henry.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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