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The Nightingale Movie Review

Clare (Aisling Franciosi) is a young Irish convict who chases Hawkins (Sam Claflin) a repugnant British Officer across the Tasmanian wilderness in an act of revenge. Hawkins and some of his men have perpetrated unthinkable horrors upon Clare and her young family. //   Clare enlists the help of Billy (Baykali Ganambarr), an Aboriginal tracker to aid in her quest. During their journey they learn to respect each other as they witness horrible savagery foisted upon the native ...

Jennifer Kent to appear at Q&A preview screening of The Nightingale!

A powerful and beautifully crafted Australian story, THE NIGHTINGALE has received critical acclaim and captivated audiences around the world. The film premiered at Venice Film Festival 2018, where it was awarded the Special Jury Prize and Marcello Mastroianni Award for Best Young Performer, before screening at Sundance Film Festival, Sydney Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival London and has been selected to screen at the upcoming Melbourne International Film Festival. The highly anticipated ...

Bloody Tasmanian revenge thriller The Nightingale wins at Venice Film Festival!

THE NIGHTINGALE, which enjoyed its world premiere on September 6 in Venice, was the only female-directed film to screen in competition at the festival. On receiving the Special Jury Prize over the weekend, Kent said “To all those women out there wanting to make films, please go and do it, we need you.” THE NIGHTINGALE is Ganambarr’s first performance onscreen, where he stars in a lead role as Billy. He is a passionate dancer and actor, and performs with the internationally acclai...