Jennifer Kent, director of The Babadook has a new film set to be freed against the solemn backdrop of Colonial era Australia, where a convict sets out for revenge against ruthless soldiers.
Like The Babadook, we see that this will be from an intensely personal perspective; Claire (Game of Thrones star Aisling Franciosi)’s relationship with fellow lost soul Billy (played by Baykali Ganambarr) sets the entire tone and reminds me a little bit of the relationship formed in Jim Jarmusch’s exceptional 1995 period piece, Dead Man.
The Nightingale will be released on August 2, 2019.
There’s obviously a lot to unpack in that trailer and I think the film will need to be seen in order to appreciate fully; there’s no shorthand when it comes to Kent’s work, which can be good and bad.
What do you think Wasteoids? Did the trailer work for you?
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