From the writer and director of the Babadook comes the gripping film THE NIGHTINGALE by Jennifer Kent. Screening as part of TPH’s festival Trailblazers: Focus on Australian Women Filmmakers.
“Ambitious, urgent and necessarily brutal” – ★★★★ The Guardian
MA15+ Strong sexual violence, violence, themes and coarse language
Synopsis: Set in 1825, Clare, a young Irish convict woman, chases a British officer through the rugged Tasmanian wilderness, bent on revenge for a terrible act of violence he committed against her family. On the way she enlists the services of an Aboriginal tracker named Billy, who is also marked by trauma from his own violence-filled past.
- 136 MINS