62nd TIFF: Greek Premiere

Nitram lives with his mother and father in suburban Australia in the mid-1990s. He lives a life of isolation and frustration, 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.

Screening Schedule

No physical screenings scheduled.

Direction: Justin Kurzel
Script: Shaun Grant
Cinematography: Germain McMicking
Editing: Nick Fenton
Sound: Steve Single
Music: Jed Kurzel
Actors: Caleb Landry Jones, Judy Davis, Anthony LaPaglia, Phoebe Taylor, Sean Keenan
Production: Good Thing Productions
Producers: Nick Batzias, Virginia Whitwell, Justin Kurzel, Shaun Grant
Co-production: Melbourne International Film Festival
Costumes: Alice Babidge
Production Design: Alice Babidge
Make Up: Fiona Rees-Jones
Format: DCP
Color: Color
Production Country: Australia
Production Year: 2020
Duration: 112'
Distribution in Greece: Spentzos Films
Contact: Wild Bunch International

Justin Kurzel

Justin Kurzel’s first feature film Snowtown premiered at Adelaide Film Festival 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. In 2014, Justin directed a feature adaptation of Macbeth starring Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard where it was in competition at the Cannes Film Festival in 2015. In 2016 he directed the blockbuster adaptation of Assassins Creed starring Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Jeremy Irons, and Charlotte Rampling. True History of the Kelly Gang, a feature film based on the novel by Peter Carey, premiered at the 2019 Toronto Film Festival Gala Section.


2005 Blue Tongue (short)
2011 The Snowtown Murders
2015 Macbeth
2016 Assassin's Creed 
2019 True History of the Kelly Gang
2021 Nitram