THE NIGHTINGALE (18)

WHO’S IN IT?

Aisling Franciosi (Jimmy’s Hall), Sam Claflin (Me Before You), Baykali Ganambarr (film debut), Damon Herriman (Judy & Punch), Harry Greenwood (Hacksaw Ridge), Ewen Leslie (The Railway Man), Charlie Shotwell (Captain Fantastic), Michael Sheasby (Felony), Charlie Jampijinpa Brown (film debut), Magnolia Maymuru (film debut), Nathaniel Dean (Alien: Covenant), Luke Carroll (Now Is Good)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Jennifer Kent (The Babadook), director, writer, producer; Kristina Ceyton (Cargo), Steve Hutensky (2:22) and Bruna Papandrea (Warm Bodies), producers; Jed Kurzel (Slow West), composer; Radek Ladczuk (My Days of Mercy), cinematographer; Simon Njoo (Spear), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In 1825, young Irish convict Clare (Franciosi) serves under British Army Lieutenant Hawkins (Claflin) in Australia. However, when he commits a horrific act of violence against her and her family, before fleeing across the wilderness, Clare acquires the services of Aboriginal guide Billy (Ganambarr) to help track down Hawkins and his men and exact her revenge…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Jennifer Kent’s long-awaited follow-up to acclaimed horror hit The Babadook is a haunting and extremely disturbing tale of revenge that’ll leave you shaken as well as stirred.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 29TH NOVEMBER 2019

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