Cannes Film Festival - Justin Kurzel's 'Nitram' in competition

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Based around the Port Arthur gunman, Nitram is the first Australian film in official competition in a decade.

Justin Kurzel's controversial Nitram, inspired by the lead-up to the Port Arthur massacre in Tasmania in 1996, has been announced as one of the 24 films in official competition for the prestigious P'alme d'Or at Cannes. This is the first Australian film in a decade, with the last being Julia Leigh's Sleeping Beauty in 2011.

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