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$ 0 Million

The Nightingale is a 2018 English-language Adventure Drama motion picture written and directed by Jennifer Kent and produced by Kristina Ceyton, Jennifer Kent, Steve Hutensky and Bruna Papandrea under the banner of Causeway Films in collaboration with Made Up Stories, Bron Studios and FilmNation Entertainment. 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'. Written by Mae no. The nightingale stars Aisling Franciosi in the title role along with an ensemble cast including Sam Claflin, Baykali Ganambarr, Damon Herriman, Harry Greenwood, Ewen Leslie and Charlie Shotwell. The music was composed by Jed Kurzel. Cinematography was done by Radek Ladczuk and editing by Simon Njoo. The movie has a running time of 136 minutes. It was released on 31st January 2019 in English,Irish Gaelic and Palawa kani languages. The motion picture made a box office gross of $0 million. Distribution rights for the movie were acquired by Transmission Films.

Certificate 18 (UNITED KINGDOM)
Release Date 29 AUG 2019

Scottish gaelic, Aboriginal, English, Irish


Adventure , Drama , Thriller

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