The Proposition - Nothing Could Have Prepared Me
Posted on: May 1, 2006
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Charlie Burns (Guy Pearce) has an encounter with an old fortune hunter.
Set in the outback of Australia in the 1880's, the movie follows the turn of events after the horrific rape and murder of a settler family by Charlie Burns (Guy Pearce) and his brothers. Charlie is offered a proposition by Captain Stanley (Ray Winstone). He and his younger brother Mikey can go scott free of the crime they have committed, if Charlie kills his older brother Arthur, an outlaw Capt. Stanley is intent on bringing to justice. If Charlie fails to comply, Mikey will be hanged on Christmas Day.