The Right Hand Man (Region Free)

Type: New Blu-Ray

Part of our Sunburnt Screens, for the first time The Right Hand Man comes to life on Blu-ray with exclusive restoration and extra features.

Extraordinarily beautiful, Judith Crist stagecoach driver (Hugo Weaving) goes to work for a dying, one-armed aristocrat (Rupert Everett) in 1860s Australia. The two men are soon involved in an intense, complex relationship with a spirited and beautiful young woman (Catherine McClements).

A thoughtful drama with meditations on mortality, class, independence and love, it is an atypical journey into the nation's past.Directed and adapted for the screen by an all-female team (director Di Drew and screenwriter Helen Hodgman) a rarity for the era this lavish and ambitious Australian period drama was shot mostly on location in Bathurst, New South Wales.

Director: Di Drew
Cast: Hugo Weaving, Catherine McClements, Rupert Everett , Arthur Dignam


  • Audio commentary with Producer Steven Grives and film buff Paul Harris
  • A conversation with Steven Grives and Catherine McClement
  • Original theatrical trailer