NITRAM

Rating: MA15+
Length: 112 mins
Cast: Caleb Landry Jones, Judy Davis, Anthony LaPaglia

Nitram (Caleb Landry Jones) lives with his mother (Judy Davis) and father (Anthony LaPaglia) in suburban Australia in the Mid 1990s. He lives a life of isolation and frustration at never being able to fit in. That is until he unexpectedly finds a close friend in a reclusive heiress, Helen (Essie Davis). However when that friendship meets its tragic end, and Nitram’s loneliness and anger grow, he begins a slow descent into a nightmare that culminates in the most nihilistic and heinous of acts.

“Caleb Landry Jones is a master of character work in both subdued scenes and intense ones; he evokes the erraticism of a ticking time bomb.” – The Play List

“Kurzel has gone about this task with blazing moral integrity, seeking to explain the apparently inexplicable in human terms.” – Daily Telegraph

“Nitram is an uncommonly tough, taxing film with an aftershock that’s hard to shake.” – Hollywood Reporter

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