The Proposition is a 2005 western film directed by John Hillcoat and written by Nick. It stars Guy Pearce, Ray Winstone, Emily Watson, John Hurt, Danny Huston and David Wenham. Nick and Warren also composed and performed the music for the film. Set in the Australian outback in the 1880s, the movie follows a series of events following the horrific rape and murder of the Hopkins family, likely committed by the infamous Burns brothers gang.
“Undeniably impressive, bloodily violent, Peckinpah-style myth-making tinged with romantic longing.”