NZIFF 2019 #5
I had no idea what was happening but in this movie’s defence I was asleep for most of it.
NZIFF 2019 #4
Definitely got mixed feelings about this one. It's an incredibly bold and brave film. It's a raging take-down of the violence of colonialism and a shocking exposé of the racism, misogyny and exploitative cycles that all colonial nations are built on. But I would also be lying if I said the movie isn't too long and occasionally feels a little flat and superfluous.
The Nightingale is shockingly violent and intense. The violence depicted here isn't stylised or…