Nitram (2022)

Director: Justin Kurzel Run Time: 112 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 2021

Starring: Anthony LaPaglia, Caleb Landry Jones, Essie Davis, Judy Davis, Sean Keenan

Country: Australia
Language: English

About the film:

Palme d’Or nominee and winner of Best Actor for Caleb Landry Jones at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival. Nitram lives with his parents in suburban Australia in the mid-90s. He lives a life of isolation and frustration at never fitting in. As his anger grows, he begins a slow descent into a nightmare that culminates in the most heinous of acts.

“based on a real-life case of murder and family dysfunction… hypnotically disquieting”

—Peter Bradshaw for The Guardian

About the filmmaker:

Acclaimed Australian director Justin Kurzel crafted short films and music videos before his striking feature debut The Snowtown Murders (2011) followed by the Palme d’Or nominated Shakespearean adaptation Macbeth (2015), the video game adaptation Assassin’s Creed (2016), and True History of the Kelly Gang (2019).

Kurzel returns to the true crime genre with Nitram.

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