Trailerama: Animal Kingdom

After his mother overdoses, teenager James Frecheville falls under the care of the extended criminal brood. Will he enter the family business? The trailer’s use of Air Supply suggests writer/director David Michod is taking an ironic look at the Melbourne underworld. Full marks for Guy Pearce’s ‘tache, too.

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  1. Sundance 2010: Winners and Losers « SquallyShowers Says:

    […] Animal Kingdom. This Australian drama has clear connections with Winter’s Bone. David Michod’s film looks at a Melbourne criminal family from the perspective of a teenager. Critics were unimpressed with Michod’s Tarantino-isms–such as an attempt to rehabilitate Air Supply–but the jury thought otherwise. […]

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