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NITRAM

NITRAM depicts the events leading up to one of the darkest chapters in Australian history in an attempt to understand why and how this atrocity occurred.

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.

Directed by: Justin Kurzel

Written by: Shaun Grant

Produced by: Nick Batzias, Virginia Whitwell

Cast: Caleb Landry Jones, Judy Davis, Essie Davis, Anthony LaPaglia

Distribution: Madman Entertainment

International Sales: Wildbunch

Status: Completed

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