Original Name: Nitram
English Name: Nitram
Year: 2020
Run Time: 112 Min
Language: English
Type (Colour/ Black & White): Colour
Country: Australia
Director: Justin Kurzel
Producer: Nick Batzias, Virginia Whitwell, Justin Kurzel, Shaun Grant
Cast: Caleb Landry Jones, Essie Davis, Judy Davis, Anthony La Paglia
Screenplay: Shaun Grant
Cinematographer: Germain Mcmicking
Editor: Nick Fenton
Sound Designer: Jed Kurzel, James Ashton
Music Composer: Jed Kurzel
Costume Designer: Alice Babidge
Production Designer: Alice Babidge
Production Company: Good things Productions
World Sales: Wild Bunch International
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  • Cannes FF 2021
  • BFI London FF 2021
  • Busan IFF 2021
  • Thessaloniki IFF 2021

Director’s Selected Filmography:

  • 2019 True History of the Kelly Gang
  • 2016 Assassin's Creed
  • 2015 Macbeth
  • 2011 The Snowtown

Director’s Biography:

Justin Kurzel’s first feature film Snowtown, premiered at Adelaide FF in 2011, winning the Audience Award. The film screened in over 15 international festivals including Toronto in 2011 and International Critics Week in Cannes in 2012 where it was awarded Special Distinction of the President. Justin directed a feature adaptation of Macbeth (2015) which was in competition at Cannes FF. He directed the blockbuster adaptation of Assassins Creed (2016). True History Of The Kelly Gang (2019), a feature film based on the novel by Peter Carey premiered at the Toronto IFF Gala Section. Justin is an Executive Producer and director on the Apple TV/Paramount miniseries Shantaram, based on the book by Gregory David Roberts.


Nitram lives with his mother and father 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. However, when that relationship meets a tragic end, and Nitram’s loneliness and anger grow, he begins a slow descent that leads to disaster.