Red Hill (2010)

Australia / 98 minutes / color / Arclight, Hughes House, Wildheart, Wolf Creek, McMahon, Screen Australia Dir & Scr: Patrick Hughes Pr: Patrick Hughes, Al Clark Cine: Tim Hudson Cast: Ryan Kwanten, Steve Bisley, Tom E. Lewis, Claire van der Boom, Christopher Davis, Kevin Harrington, Richard Sutherland, Cliff Ellen, John Brumpton, Ken Radley, Jim Daly, Dom Phelan, Eddie Baroo, Jada Alberts, Tim Hughes, Ken Connley, Richard Young.

Convicted murderer Dural “Jimmy” Conway (Lewis) escapes from the Western Bay Maximum Security Prison and, intent on revenge, immediately heads for Red Hill, the remote small town where he lived and was arrested. Starting his first day at the Red Hill PD is Constable Shane Cooper (Kwanten), transferred from the big city on doctor’s advice because wife Alice (van der Boom) lost their first child and is now heavily pregnant once more. As soon as news reaches the town of Jimmy’s escape, the Red Hill PD, headed by Old Bill Butler (Bisley), readies itself for a murderous siege.

Red Hill - Tom E Lewis as Jimmy Conway

Tom E. Lewis, as the vengeful Jimmy Conway, dominates the screen in all his scenes.

Soon enough Jimmy arrives and, wordless (except for the movie’s final seconds), impassive and implacable, his face a mass of burn scars, he starts Continue reading