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Gregor Jordan


Heath Ledger
Orlando Bloom
Geoffrey Rush
Naomi Watts
Joel Edgerton
Laurence Kinlan





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Indyfreak 06/30/2016 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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If you're looking for a action/adventure type of story, you'll be sorely disappointed. If you're alright with a character study taking place in the 19th century outback with strong performances from a young and talented cast ,you're set.

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02/03/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

"Ned Kelly" by Yojimbo

This outback-set western is based on the life of Ned Kelly, Australia's most celebrated outlaw who enjoyed a Robin Hood like reputation in the late 19th century. Although a lot of period set, rose-tinted tales of the old west tend to romanticize their heroes, Ned Kelly's reverential treatment of the subject matter goes beyond romanticism and into sheer fantasy. All the lawmen are a bunch of corrupt, murdering rapists, save Geoffrey Rush who hardly gets a look in, and Ned Kelly is shown as a totally innocent and noble champion of the people and he and his gang sweep through the land robbing from the rich and giving to the poor, stopping only for some wombat stew and to bed some swooning groupies. The characterisation as a whole is borderline laughable, Heath Ledger having little to do but ...

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08/09/2007 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Not bad, great cast

The story of Ned Kelly has been enshrouded in myth and exaggeration for time out of hand, and this film is no exception. What ensures Ned Kelly has a permanent place in history is the effort he went to in order to even the odds against the policemen hunting him. During several battles, he marched out wearing plates of beaten iron, off which the bullets available to police at the time would harmlessly bounce. Indeed, it is only because there were a few bright sparks among the Victorian police who noticed he hadn't plated up his legs that he was captured and hanged. The story has been told in schools and histories of Australia for so long that some permutations of the story have, ironically, become boring. The more the stories try to portray Kelly as some inhuman or superhuman monster, the ...

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