The Nightingale

Film, Drama
Recommended
The Nightingale
Photo: Matt Nettheim

About

The content on this page is provided by a Time Out partner.

THE NIGHTINGALE follows Clare (AISLING FRANCIOSI), a 21-year-old Irish convict in 1820s Tasmania, who having served her 7-year sentence, is desperate to be free of her abusive master, Lieutenant Hawkins (SAM CLAFLIN) who refuses to release her from his charge. Clare's husband Aidan (MICHAEL SHEASBY), retaliates and she becomes the victim of a harrowing crime at the hands of the lieutenant and his cronies. Unable to secure justice from the British authorities, Clare decides to pursue Hawkins, who leaves his post suddenly to secure a captaincy up north.

Details

Release details

Rated:
R18+
Duration:
135 mins

Cast and crew

Director:
Jennifer Kent
Screenwriter:
Jennifer Kent
Cast:
Aisling Franciosi
Sam Claflin
Baykali Ganambarr

Users say

LiveReviews|0
1 person listening