Film

The Nightingale

Director
Jennifer Kent
Certificate
18
Running Time
136 mins

Jennifer Kent, Australian writer/director of the brilliant The Babadook, returns with an epic period vengeance thriller, set against the backdrop of colonialism.

Aisling Franciosi plays a young Irish convict who’s held in bondage to cruel Lieutenant Sam Clafin. Following a horrific act of violence, she recruits Aboriginal tracker Baykali Ganambarr to hunt him down in the Tasmanian wilderness.

By robin askew, Thursday, Oct 31 2019

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