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Synopsis of Van Diemen's Land
"Van Diemen's Land" is an Australian thriller film, which is based on the life of Australia's most notorious convict, Alexander Pearce. It will be released to Australian cinemas on September 24, 2009, and has been rated MA15+ for Strong Violence and Coarse Language.
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The true story of Australia’s most notorious convict, Alexander Pearce and his infamous journey into the beautiful yet brutal Tasmanian wilderness. A point of no return for convicts banished from their homeland, Van Diemen’s Land was a feared and dreaded penal settlement at the end of the earth. In 1822, eight convicts escaped in a fateful bid for freedom. This band of Irish, English and Scottish thieves were immediately hurled into chaos as their plan failed and they were thrust into the heart of a harsh and foreboding landscape.
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