Port Arthur massacre

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‘It’s still really, really raw’: Port Arthur massacre film Nitram premieres in Hobart to half-empty cinema
How will the controversial film be received in a town that won’t speak the killer’s name?

Sarah Aitken

15, Oct, 2021 @12:22 AM

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Nitram review – intensely disquieting and extraordinary Port Arthur massacre film
Justin Kurzel’s exploration of the lead-up to one of Australia’s worst mass shootings is a film of eerie, queasy foreboding

Luke Buckmaster

29, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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‘I was incredibly scared of it’: Justin Kurzel on making Port Arthur massacre film Nitram
Ahead of its cinematic opening, the creators of a controversial film examining a dark chapter of Australian history explain their motivation

Kelly Burke

25, Sep, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Nitram review – deeply disturbing drama about mass killer Martin Bryant
Director Justin Kurzel shies away from depicting the Port Arthur massacre itself but outstanding performances mean it’s still a highly unsettling story

Peter Bradshaw

16, Jul, 2021 @3:50 PM

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Nino Bucci (now) and Matilda Boseley (earlier)

28, Apr, 2021 @8:31 AM

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How Australia’s global gold standard on gun control is being eroded
The people credited with lowering the gun-death rate after the Port Arthur massacre say the firearm lobby has since been boosted and gun laws chipped away

Elias Visontay

24, Apr, 2021 @8:00 PM

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From the Port Arthur film to true crime – where is the line on telling stories of real life atrocities? | Martin McKenzie-Murray
Sensitivity to trauma should be fundamental, but some of the objections to Nitram have been frustratingly vague

Martin McKenzie-Murray

12, Dec, 2020 @7:00 PM

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'We need to remember': Doctor who treated Port Arthur victims defends new film
Dr Bryan Walpole says he has no problem with the controversial movie, as survivors, Scott Morrison and the film-makers themselves weigh in

Kelly Burke

03, Dec, 2020 @4:30 PM

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Port Arthur massacre film to be directed by Snowtown's Justin Kurzel
Stan-produced film NITRAM will feature big-name Australian actors with US actor Caleb Landry Jones as the gunman

Kelly Burke

30, Nov, 2020 @4:34 AM

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One Nation and Port Arthur conspiracies: a long and dishonourable history
Pauline Hanson publicly denies the 1996 massacre was a set-up, but the believers have consistently found a home in her party

Calla Wahlquist

06, Apr, 2019 @8:00 PM

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Good to hear One Nation doesn't want our gun laws relaxed - it certainly sounded like it did | First Dog on the Moon
The trauma of a massacre is real and yet the gun lobby loves to portray itself as the ‘victim’ while its opponents play politics

First Dog on the Moon

29, Mar, 2019 @6:28 AM

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Fact or fiction? Pauline Hanson's defence of the One Nation scandal
Senator defends her party’s conduct amid a guns and donations scandal with an 18-minute diatribe

Christopher Knaus

28, Mar, 2019 @8:20 AM

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