Warwick Thornton

The New Boy review – an ambitious undertaking by one of Australia’s best

By Charles Bramesco

A young arrival at an Australian nunnery begins to exhibit unusual powers in Warwick Thornton's fantastical drama.


A24 will stream Warwick Thornton’s “looping film” The Beach this Thanksgiving

By Charles Bramesco

The “continuous, week-long sensory experience” luxuriates in the tropical vibes of the Australian shore.

10 essential Indigenous Australian films

By Shane O’Reilly

To celebrate the release of Sweet Country, seek out these amazing works directed by and starring native Australians.

Sweet Country

By Aimee Knight

Warwick Thornton’s gorgeous period drama cuts to the heart of Australia’s dark colonial past.

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