From ANIMAL PEOPLE, March 2013:
The Hunter Starring Willem Dafoe, Frances O’Connor, & Sam Neill. Directed by Daniel Nettheim. Adapted from novel The Hunter by Julia Leigh. Porchlight Films, 2011 (Australia). U.S. release on April 6, 2012.
By Kim Bartlett & Wolf Clifton A year after release, the 2012 film The Hunter remains worth a second look. Based on the novel The Hunter by Julia Leigh, the film version stars Willem Dafoe, Frances O’Connor, and Sam Neill. Dafoe, a mercenary, hunts the last living thylacine, or “Tasmanian tiger,” on assignment from a biotech company that hopes to isolate, identify, and somehow use the toxin that thylacines are said to have used to paralyze prey. Read more