The Dry is a mystery film released in 2021, directed by Robert Connolly and based on the novel of the same name by Jane Harper. The film follows a federal agent named Aaron Falk, played by Eric Bana, as he returns to his hometown in rural Australia to attend the funeral of his childhood friend, who has died under suspicious circumstances. As Falk investigates the circumstances surrounding his friend's death, he uncovers long-buried secrets and conflicts that threaten to tear the community apart.
The film received positive reviews from critics and audiences, with many praising the performances of the cast, particularly Bana as the lead character, and the film's moody and atmospheric tone. The Dry is a well-made mystery film that keeps you guessing until the end, and is definitely worth checking out if you enjoy slow-burning, character-driven mysteries.