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    Interview: Aisling Franciosi and Baykali Ganambarr Discuss Their Work in Jennifer Kent’s ‘The Nightingale’

    When Jennifer Kent announced her new film, “The Nightingale,” fans of her freshman feature, “The Babadook,” expected another horror film. But as the project began to take shape, it was clear that this new work would tell the story of a much different kind of horror. Set in the rugged and dangerous wilds of 1820s […] More

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    Interview: Jennifer Kent Discusses Violence, Art, and Her New Film ‘The Nightingale’

    Writer and director Jennifer Kent caught audiences by surprise with her feature film debut, “The Babadook” in 2014. The atmospheric horror film about a widowed single mother whose son starts seeing a terrifying entity called the Babadook, quickly established Kent as an exciting new director to watch. Her follow up film, “The Nightingale,” surprised viewers […] More

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    Miami Film Festival 2019: Jennifer Kent’s ‘The Nightingale’ Sings a Violent, Traumatic, and Relevant Tune

    Miami Film Festival 2019: Walking through the rainforests of Tasmania, the sounds of creatures, man, and insects echo through the treetops. A young woman named Clare (Aisling Franciosi) aims a rifle at her black aborigine guide Billy (Baykali Ganambarr). The jungle is thick, hot, and full of death. Director Jennifer Kent proved she could make […] More