- It played up the spaghetti-Western element of the book perfectly*.
- Costumes. Brilliant.
- The landscape (but I am partial to the Wimmera** district).
- Winslet nails the accent.
*Director Jocelyn Moorhouse described the film as “Clint Eastwood’s Unforgiven with a sewing machine.”
**Ham’s novel was set in the fictional town of Winyerp, which was based on the Victorian town of Murtoa.