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Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 Red Hill
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'When a young police officer, Constable Shane Cooper, relocates to the small high-country town of 'Red Hill' with his pregnant wife, he does so in the hope of starting a new family. But when news of a prison break in the city sends the local law enforcement officers into a panic, Shane's first day on duty quickly goes from bad to worse.

'Enter Jimmy Conway, a convicted murderer serving life behind bars, he returns to the isolated outpost seeking revenge. Now caught in the middle of what quickly becomes a horrifying blood bath, Shane will be forced to take the law into his own hands if he is to survive. A tight action/thriller, 'Red Hill' unfolds over the course of a single day. Told with explosive action and chilling violence, the story is a modern day western set in high-country Australia.'

Source: Patrick Hughes's website, http://www.patrickhughes.com.au/
Sighted: 16/02/2010

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Postcolonial Longing on the Australian Cinematic Frontier Pauline Marsh , 2016 single work criticism
— Appears in: Ilha Do Desterro : A Journal of English Language , vol. 69 no. 2 2016;
'The Tracker and Red Hill are cinematic re-interpretations of Australia’s colonial past, which they characterise by a sense of postcolonial longing and an expectation of intimacy. Both films are portals through which arguments about historical truth, subjective memory and contemporary realities are explored and tested. In this paper I argue that both these two films create the idea that the historical colonial space was a constant interplay of violence and beauty, and of hatred and friendship. As black and white characters negotiate their way in and around these seemingly polemical positions, viewers are also challenged to do the same.' (Publication abstract)
Red Hill (Patrick Hughes, 2010) Kit Harvey , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Senses of Cinema , September no. 64 2012;

— Review of Red Hill Patrick Hughes , 2010 single work film/TV
Variety Reigns on Film's Big Night Michael Bodey , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian , 31 January 2012; (p. 17)
Showdown in a Country Town Jake Wilson , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 25 November 2010; (p. 22)

— Review of Red Hill Patrick Hughes , 2010 single work film/TV
Best Served Cold Helen Barlow , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 28 November 2010; (p. 8)
Action-Packed Gothic Tale Could Do with a Dose of Self-Parody Sandra Hall , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 18 November 2010; (p. 16)

— Review of Red Hill Patrick Hughes , 2010 single work film/TV
Shotgun Does All the Talking Nick Dent , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Mail , 21 November 2010; (p. 10)

— Review of Red Hill Patrick Hughes , 2010 single work film/TV
Secret Business David Stratton , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 20-21 November 2010; (p. 16)

— Review of Red Hill Patrick Hughes , 2010 single work film/TV
Adrenaline Rush Leigh Paatsch , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 25 November 2010; (p. 6)

— Review of Red Hill Patrick Hughes , 2010 single work film/TV
Film Phil Brown , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane News , 24 - 30 November no. 811 2010; (p. 31)

— Review of Red Hill Patrick Hughes , 2010 single work film/TV
Australian Cowboys Ride into Town for the Berlin Film Festival Stephanie Bunbury , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 12 February 2010;
Sweet Reception in Berlin for a Modern Revenge Tale Stephanie Bunbury , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 16 February 2010; (p. 10) The Age , 16 February 2010; (p. 12)
Putting Box Office before Bouquets Jim Schembri , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 2-3 April 2010; (p. 5)
Melbourne Embraces Local Offerings Michael Bodey , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian , 21 July 2010; (p. 17)
Kwanten Leap Neala Johnson , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 30 September 2010; (p. 5)
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