ANIMAL KINGDOM is a psychological crime drama set in the Melbourne underworld and tells the story of seventeen-yea-old “J” (Josh) as he navigates his survival amongst an explosive criminal family and the detective who thinks he can save him. Gripping, mesmerising and intriguing, ANIMAL KINGDOM is the debut feature of writer/director David Michod whose previous short films have screened extensively internationally and in Australia, including the multi-award winning CROSSBOW, ANIMAL KINGDOM has screened at Sundance 2010 in its world premiere.
Cast and Credits
Starring: Ben Mendelsohn, Joel Edgerton, Guy Pearce, Luke Ford, Jacki Weaver
Directed by: David Michôd
Release Year: 2009