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Another movie based on the Alexander Pearce story

Today I would like to turn your attention to another movie that was based on the Alexander Pearce story. It was actually released before Van Diemen’s Land. I say that it was based on the Alexander Pearce story, but it would be much more appropriate to say that it is loosely based on the Alexander…


The Last Confession of Alexander Pearce – the movie

As an instant “fan for life” of Van Diemen’s Land after watching the movie for the first time I immediately went online in order to find and read as much as possible about the movie. I do this for the majority of the movies that I watch to be honest. Once I discovered that there…


Van Diemen’s Land the movie – is it a true story?

Even though the movie Van Diemen’s Land was advertised as being based on a true story, there are some inconsistencies with the story that are worth pointing out. For example according to the official records from the court documentation (death sentence) Alexander Pearce gave three different confessions to three different people about his escape from…