Interview: Director Daniel Nettheim talks 'The Hunter' Daniel Nettheim is a name more or less fresh to the feature film world. After 2000's ANGST, the Sydney-born director has been working steadily in Australian television, having helmed dozens of episodes for the continent's most popular series. With THE HUNTER, Nettheim makes his mark in a distinct way. A methodically-paced thriller with ecological issues on its mind, the film stars Willem Dafoe as a...
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The Hunter Synopsis and Credits

THE HUNTER is the story of Martin, a skilled and ruthless mercenary sent into the Tasmanian wilderness on a hunt for a tiger believed to be extinct. Hired by an anonymous company that wants the tiger's genetic material, Martin arrives in Tasmania posing as a scientist. He proceeds to set up base camp at a broken-down farmhouse, where he stays with a family whose father has gone missing. Usually a loner, Martin becomes increasingly close to the family; however, as his attachment to the family grows, Martin is led down a path of unforeseen dangers, complicating his deadly mission.

"The Hunter" stars Frances O'Connor, Sam Neill, and Willem Dafoe.

Directed by Daniel Nettheim.
Written by Alice Addison and Wain Fimeri.
Produced by Vincent Sheehan.
Production company/distributor: Magnolia Pictures.

Release Date: April 06, 2012


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