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.
Justin Kurzel is an Australian film director and screenwriter. His first feature film Snowtown, premiered at the Adelaide Film Festival in 2011, winning the Audience Award. The film screened in over 15 international festivals including Toronto in 2011 and the International Critics Week in Cannes in 2012 where it was awarded the Special Distinction of the President. In 2014, Kurzel directed a feature adaptation of Macbeth that was part of the official competition of the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. His 2019 film True History of the Kelly Gang, a feature film based on the novel by Peter Carey, had its world premiere in the Gala Section of the Toronto Film Festival.
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