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DVD: Animal Kingdom | reviews, news & interviews

DVD: Animal Kingdom

DVD: Animal Kingdom

David Michôd’s striking debut sees a family of Australian armed robbers set to implode

Grandma 'Smurf' is played by a stunning, Oscar-nominated Jacki Weaver

David Michôd’s stark, screw-tight debut is, in his own words, a “grand Melbourne crime drama”. Though it presents us with a menagerie of criminality it eschews many of the paradigms of the genre and feels courageous in its elegant, near suffocating intensity.

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