Film review: ‘THE DRY’ by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

New Australian film The Dry, which is based on the Jane Harper novel and stars Eric Bana, explores some familiar Australian movie themes.  There’s the prodigal son who, like Ben Mendelsohn in Beautiful Kate, returns to his small rural home town having left under controversial circumstances.  Also, like Picnic at Hanging Rock, Jindabyne and Black Rock there’s a perplexing mystery

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