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THE NIGHTINGALE is a meditation on the horrors of Australian colonization, set at the turn of the 19th century. The film follows Clare, a 21-year-old native Irish wife and mother held captive beyond her 7-year sentence, desperate to be free of her obsessed master, British lieutenant Hawkins. Clare's husband Aidan intervenes with devastating consequences for all. When British authorities fail to deliver justice, Clare pursues Hawkins, who leaves his post suddenly to secure a captaincy up north. Unfamiliar with the Tasmanian wilderness she enlists the help of an orphaned Aboriginal tracker Billy. Marked by their traumas, the two fight to overcome their distrust and prejudices against the backdrop of Australia's infamous 'Black War'.

Director: Jennifer Kent
Writer: Jennifer Kent
Production: IFC Films
Year: 2018
MetaScore: 76/100
ImdbRating: 7.3
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 29 Aug 2019
Awards: N/A


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Cast

Hawkins - Sam Claflin
Harriet - Claire Jones
Goodwin - Ewen Leslie
Archie - Luke Carroll
Uncle Charlie - Charlie Jampijinpa Brown
Bean Pole Convict - James Edmanson
Dull Convict - Ben McIvor
Sheep Farmer - Sam Smith
Hanging Man 1 - Jerry Bitting
Hanging Man 2 - Benjamin Creek
Stoakes - Nathaniel Dean
Possum Man - Joseph Barrows
Mooltee - Dallas Mugarra
Warrior Man 1 - Terence Perdjert
Warrior Man 2 - Keith Melpi Jabinee
Warrior Man 3 - Kendrick Melpi
Old Woman - Maggie Blinco
Soldier - Caleb Crack
Old Man - Alan Faulkner
Soldier - Zachary Gorman
Escaped Convict - James O'Connell
Major Bexley - Christopher Stollery