Molly Johnson (Leah Purcell) is pregnant mom of three who’s working a small farm within the rugged Australian outback. Her husband, a sheep drover, is away on a job.She is expert with a rifle and up to now has been in a position to hold her 4 kids protected from intruders. Her life is as harsh because the panorama round her.
Trusting nobody, Molly takes some time to embrace the goodness of Yadaka (Rob Collins), an informed Aboriginal who turns up on the farm shackled and clearly working from one thing. Shortly after she releases him, she goes into labor. He helps her together with her grief after the newborn dies. With nice tenderness he teaches her oldest boy Danny (Malachi Dower-Roberts) the way to use a spear and the way to benefit from his experiences by translating them into tales.
Two strangers within the close by growing city of Everton play main roles within the destinies of Molly and Yadaka. Sergeant Nate Klintoff (Sam Reid) has simply arrived within the space and is looking for out who murdered a outstanding household on a farm close to Molly’s. His spouse Louisa (Jessica De Gouw), a author, speaks out towards the rampant violence towards ladies within the city.
The Legend of Molly Johnson provides an intense depiction of the poisonous trinity of violence, chauvinism, and injustice. Though set in 1893, it feels remarkably modern.