A special mini-episode to discuss the performances in Jennifer Kent’s The Nightingale.
Editor-in-Chief Alex Heeney (@bwestcineaste), Associate Editor Brett Pardy (@antiqueipod), and Editor at Large Mary Angela Rowe (@lapsedvictorian) welcomed special guest Joe Lipsett (@bstolemyremote) for an extensive discussion of Jennifer Kent’s The Nightingale. Due to length, we saved our discussion on the film’s performances for this special mini-episode.
About Jennifer Kent’s The Nightingale
Set in Australia in 1825, the film follows a young Irish convict, Clare (Aisling Franciosi), on her mission of revenge through the Tasmanian wilderness. She’s chasing after the British officer (Sam Claflin) who brutally raped her and committed great violence against her family. Clare enlists the help of Billy (Baykali Ganambarr), an aboriginal man, as her guide.
Watch the trailer here.
Show Notes and Recommended Reading
Listen to our episode on The Nightingale.
Read Manuela Lazic’s essay on progressive representations of violence against women.
This episode was edited by Edward von Aderkas.
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