Universal City, CA : Universal, c2004.
1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround, DTS.
Includes English and Spanish language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in French or Spanish.
Heath Ledger, Orlando Bloom, Naomi Watts, Joel Edgerton, Laurence Kinlan, Philip Barantini, Kerry Condon, Kris McQuarde, Geoffrey Rush.
Producers, Nelson Woss, Lynda House ; screenplay, John Michael McDonagh ; director, Gregor Jordan ; director of photography, Oliver Stapleton ; editor, Jon Gregory ; music, Klaus Badelt ; costume designer, Anna Borghesi ; production designer, Steven Jones-Evans.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2003.
Based on the novel "Our sunshine" by Robert Drewe.
MPAA rating: R; for violence and brief nudity.
Sixteen-year-old Irish immigrant Ned Kelly is sentenced to three years in prison for stealing horse. After his release, he finds work tending to horses owned by Richard Cook, whose wife becomes interested in Ned. Fitzpatrick, is a police officer interested in Ned's sister Kate. When she refuses his advances, Fitzpatrick steals the family's animals. Not being able to go straight, Ned goes on the run and steals from a string of banks to support himself and his gang.
Special features: Ned Kelly in popular culture ; The real Kelly gang ; artist to feature comparison.
MW, 8-04; 6-09(rpl)