Drover's Wife, The

THE DROVER'S WIFE is the awesome cinematic adaptation of director/writer/star Leah Purcell's own award-winning stage play, inspired by Henry Lawson’s short story.

Molly Johnson (Purcell) lives with her family in the remote Snowy Mountains in 1893. Her husband away droving sheep, Molly must care for their four children while taking care of the homestead. Despite being heavily pregnant, Molly keeps various threats - from nature and other people - at bay. But when Yadaka (Rob Collins), an Aboriginal man on the run from white law enforcement, intrudes on the sanctuary she has carved out, the brutal hardships and secrets that have followed them both throughout their lives must be confronted.

Co-starring Jessica De Gouw, Nicholas Hope and Bruce Spence.
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Legend Deluxe: In-Cinema dining session.
Event: Special event screening, complimentary & discount tickets do not apply
CC & AD: Closed Captions or Audio Description available for individual/personal use in those shows indicating a 'CC & AD' notation on a film's session time booking button. Please note that only selected sessions are capable of offering the Closed Captions or Audio Description option, please contact the cinema in the event of confusion to avoid disappointment.

Session times for the new cinema week, commencing each Thursday, will be released the Tuesday afternoon prior

Rating MA15+
Genre Drama
Running Time 108
Language
New & Noteworthy
Closed Caption eNews Privilege MDFF Monthly Matinee NT Live met First Nations Acknowledgement