Interview: Jennifer Kent

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to bring you more Australian film coverage by making a donation to Cinema Australia below.  Writer and director Jennifer Kent talks us through the making of her horrific and deeply affecting masterpiece, The Nightingale. You can read our full review of the film here. “I really wanted the violence…

Competition: The Nightingale (Now Closed)

Thanks to Transmission Films, we’ve got a bunch of double passes to give away to The Nightingale. 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…

Review: The Nightingale

The Nightingale Written and Directed by Jennifer Kent Produced by Kristina Ceyton, Bruna Papandrea, Steve Hutensky and Jennifer Kent Starring Aisling Franciosi, Sam Claflin, Baykali Ganambarr, Damon Herriman, Harry Greenwood and Ewen Leslie  “You should feel uncomfortable. That’s the point.”   by Matthew Eeles Let’s cut to the chase. Are you prepared to sit through that…

Q&A screenings of The Nightingale announced

Help us continue to bring you more Australian film coverage by making a donation to Cinema Australia below.  Filmmaker Jennifer Kent will be appearing at special Q&A preview screenings of her upcoming film The Nightingale in Sydney, Melbourne and Hobart this August, ahead of its national release later this month. A powerful and beautifully crafted…

The Nightingale trailer is here!

Following a successful film festival run, Jennifer Kent’s The Nightingale finally has a trailer ahead ion its August release. The trailer and poster has been released by US distributor IFC Film. There’s no word yet if the Australian poster and trailer from Transmission Films will be the same. Set in 1825, Clare, a young Irish…

This year’s Sydney Film Festival program is an Australian film lover’s dream

The 66th Sydney Film Festival program was officially launched today by Sydney Film Festival Director Nashen Moodley. “This year celebrates a resurgent year of Australian cinema, with an exceptional selection of contemporary Australian stories including 23 World Premieres,” said Sydney Film Festival Director Nashen Moodley. “From Mirrah Foulkes’ feminist revenge tale Judy & Punch, to…

Causeway Films announce Buoyancy

by Matthew Eeles Causeway Films has recently received funding from Film Victoria and Screen Australia for its new film, Buoyancy. Buoyancy will be shot entirely on location in Cambodia and Thailand and follows the journey of an innocent boy who is enslaved on a Thai fishing trawler. The boy soon realises his only hope of freedom…