The Proposition 16 years old

This land will be civilized.

The Proposition

Set in the Australian outback in the 1880s, the movie follows the series of events following the horrific rape and murder of the Hopkins family, allegedly committed by the infamous Burns brothers gang. Captain Morris Stanley captures Charlie Burns and gives him 9 days to kill his older dangerous psychopathic brother, or else they'll hang his younger mentally slow brother on Christmas Day.


The Proposition Cast

Name Character
Emily Watson She was 39, now 55 years old as Martha Stanley
John Hurt He was 66, 77 years old when he died as Jellon Lamb
Guy Pearce He was 38, now 54 years old as Charlie Burns
Tom Budge He was 24, now 40 years old as Samuel Stoat
Gary Waddell He was 53, now 69 years old as Officer Davenport
Danny Huston He was 44, now 60 years old as Arthur Burns
David Wenham He was 40, now 56 years old as Eden Fletcher
Ray Winstone He was 49, now 65 years old as Captain Morris Stanley
Noah Taylor He was 36, now 52 years old as Brian O'Leary
David Gulpilil He was 52, now 68 years old as Jacko
Leah Purcell She was 35, now 51 years old as Queenie
Robert Morgan He was 33, now 49 years old as Sergeant Lawrence
Bogdan Koca He was 54, now 70 years old as Paul Broussard
Richard Wilson He was 292, 278 years old when he died as Mike Burns
Mick Roughan as Mad Jack Bradshaw
Ralph Cotterill He was 74, now 90 years old as Dr. Bantrey
Daniel Parker as Henry Clark
Bryan Probets He was 34, now 51 years old as Officer Dunn
Oliver Ackland He was 25, now 42 years old as Patrick Hopkins

The Proposition Crew

Name Department
Robert Jones as Executive Producer. Production
Jon Gregory as Editor. He was 6 (now 22) years old Editing
Benoît Delhomme as Director of Photography. He was 44 (now 60) years old Camera
Michael Hamlyn as Executive Producer. Production
Nikki Barrett as Casting. Production
Gary Davy as Casting. Production
John Hillcoat as Director. He was 45 (now 61) years old Directing
Chris Auty as Executive Producer. He was 48 (now 64) years old Production
Kami Naghdi as Legal Services. Crew
Bryce Menzies as Legal Services. Crew
Chris Kennedy as Production Design. He was 57 (64) years old when He died Art
Gina Black as Line Producer. Production
Pam Collis as Producer. Production
Sara Giles as Executive Producer. Production
Michael Henry as Executive Producer. He was 71 (now 86) years old Production
Norman Humphrey as Executive Producer. Production
Chiara Menage as Producer. Production
Jackie O'Sullivan as Producer. Production
Cat Villiers as Producer. She was 50 (now 66) years old Production
Brock Norman Brock as Production Executive. Production
Maxine Dennett as Art Department Assistant. Art
James Atherton as Executive Producer. He was 134 (now 150) years old Production
Christopher Simon as Producer. He was 43 (now 58) years old Production
Nick Cave as Original Music Composer. He was 48 (now 64) years old Sound
Nick Cave as Screenplay. He was 48 (now 64) years old Writing
Warren Ellis as Original Music Composer. He was 38 (now 54) years old Sound
Brendan Donnison as ADR Voice Casting. Production
Margot Wilson as Costume Design. She was 47 (now 64) years old Costume & Make-Up
Sally Gordon as Key Makeup Artist. Costume & Make-Up
The Proposition poster
The Proposition (16 years)

This land will be civilized.

  • Release day: Thursday, October 06, 2005
  • Runtime: 104 minutes
  • Budget: 2000000.00
  • Revenue: 5048693.00