Facts

The film Van Diemen’s Land was released in 2009.
Directed by Australian Jonathan auf der Heide.
Written by Jonathan auf der Heide and lead actor Oscar Redding.

Heide’s the third person to have a crack at representing infamous cannibal Alexander Pearce.

The Last Confession of Alexander Pearce was released in 2008. A film which takes a different angle to Van Diemen’s Land by working backwards from Pearce’s confession.

 Also in 2008 was the release of Jody Dwyer’s Dying Breed. This film takes on the cannibals who descended from Alexander Pearce.

Locations

Great Otway National Park, Victoria, Australia
Lake Binney, Tasmania, Australia
Pine Tier Lagoon, Bronte Park, Tasmania, Australia
Wild Rivers National Park, Tasmania, Australia

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