Frances O'Connor, above, center) and her two children (dad's gone missing in those mountains some time back, and mom is not a little depressed), but this hunter soon warms to them and they to him. Green activists, meanwhile, are trying to shut down logging on the mountain, and the loggers are growing increasingly angry.
Sam Neill, above), has designs on mom and is clearly annoyed at Martin's intrusion; he may very well have another agenda, as well. This meaty stew is stirred slowly and not at all melodramatically. Even when events occur that would be fodder for Hollywood's big-budget violence-and-explosions factory, these are handled with a smart restraint that keeps us focused on the real issue.
*Not to be confused with the movie of the same name that opened at the beginning of 2012.