Jennifer Kent’s The Nightingale is a Western revenge yarn of such heightened cruelty and suffering that it basically…
Aisling Franciosi (Clare)Maya Christie (Baby Brigid)Baykali Ganambarr (Billy)Addison Christie (Baby Brigid)Damon Herriman (Ruse)Harry Greenwood (Jago)Claire Jones (Harriet)Ewen Leslie (Goodwin)Sam Claflin (Hawkins)Charlie Shotwell (Eddie)Michael Sheasby (Aidan)Charlie Jampijinpa Brown (Uncle Charlie)Eloise Winestock (Luddy)Magnolia Maymuru (Lowanna)Matthew Barker (Goodwin's Ensign)Charles McCarthy (Convict Violinist)Ben Morton (Wallace)Matthew Burton (Outpost Soldier)
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.
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