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The Nightingale

The Nightingale is a movie starring Aisling Franciosi, Sam Claflin, and Michael Sheasby. Set in 1825, Clare, a young Irish convict woman, chases a British officer through the rugged Tasmanian wilderness, bent on revenge for a...

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Slavuj, ナイチンゲール, Słowik
Running Time
2 hours 16 minutes
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Adventure, Thriller, Drama
Jennifer Kent
Jennifer Kent
Sam Claflin, Michael Sheasby, Aisling Franciosi, Claire Jones
Audio Languages
日本語, اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Japanese, اللغة_العربية, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

THE NIGHTINGALE is a meditation on the horrors of Australian colonization, set at the turn of the 19th century. The film follows Clare, a 21-year-old native Irish wife and mother held captive beyond her 7-year sentence, desperate to be free of her obsessed master, British lieutenant Hawkins. Clare's husband Aidan intervenes with devastating consequences for all. When British authorities fail to deliver justice, Clare pursues Hawkins, who leaves his post suddenly to secure a captaincy up north. Unfamiliar with the Tasmanian wilderness she enlists the help of an orphaned Aboriginal tracker Billy. Marked by their traumas, the two fight to overcome their distrust and prejudices against the backdrop of Australia's infamous 'Black War'.

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Katherine Castro

A character study of two policemen, Henry (Jack Nicholson) and Morgan Freeman (Billy Crudup), trying to catch a serial killer who's using several women as a living sex slave. It starts out with Freeman as a confused and scared man, who doesn't know how to do what he's supposed to do, and Henry as an aging, soft-spoken man, who is afraid to show emotion. He's just learning to let it out, but as he goes deeper into the lives of the three women, he comes to realize that Morgan is more of a killer, and Henry is in love with her. Soon, they find out that they have the same killer and he wants revenge, but that's a different story. This is one of the better films to come out in the last few years. It's based on a real event, and it's very well acted. And the fact that it's based on a true story makes it even better. I think this is an amazing movie. 8/10

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Barbara C.

Well, I must admit that I didn't go in to this movie with the intention of seeing an action thriller. I wanted to see a decent movie with a plot, characters and a little bit of romance thrown in. The movie was well made and with some pretty decent acting. For those of you who don't know, Hugh Grant plays the role of a famous serial killer who is on the run from the law after killing three prostitutes and is basically being hunted by his victims until the movie is over. As the movie opens, he is having a break out party and he decides to have a one night stand with a young woman who happens to be his ex-girlfriend. They end up getting into some sort of car accident, but the victim dies, so they find themselves driving and decide to go home. After that they decide to stay at a house with the wife of the young woman and the killer. While there, the young woman gets out of her mother's car to give him a massage and he begins to question her motives and if she is his real sister. This is when he meets a nurse who helps him investigate the fact that he is being framed by the mother and the father. I must say that this is a great movie. There is a great plot, characters and good acting. I do have one criticism. The movie is a little slow, but I understand the reason for this. It is a story about a serial killer and how he goes after women for some reason. The film is a little long and I wish there were more details in it, but I have to admit that I was impressed with the movie. I give it an 8/10.

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Deborah S.

It is hard to argue with the acting and the plot, as it is a very well thought out film, but it is also very slow, sometimes boring, and a few scenes are just plain confusing. The dialogue is very clunky, but it is well done. It is a film that will not appeal to everyone. The characters are thin, and some characters are not developed enough. The film is about three stories that overlap, and there are no clear villains or heroes, even though it is clear that a lot of damage has been done to some of the characters. There are no clear heroes and villains in this film, even though there are many people who want to make a difference, and there are many people who want to save the animals. The story line seems to consist of three stories that are never really tied together, and that is not good. Some of the scenes and the dialogue are clunky and it does not really add anything to the film, but it is not a bad film at all. The film could have been better, but it was very good and it deserves more credit than it gets.

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Janet R.

I've watched a couple of these movies in the past and as you can tell I am quite big on Tarantino and his work. As usual I give it a rating based on a sense of personal taste. In this case it was a 9/10, which means it is quite a good movie, the only real flaw being the amount of blood. If you are interested in the murder mystery genre and are into James Bond films, this is a good place to start. You get lots of great looks at exotic locations (including Africa) and some good performances by a strong cast. The cast is filled with all types of actors. Don Cheadle is an excellent actor and brings the right amount of 'love' to his character. In fact I think his performance here was better than he did in that Oceans trilogy. In conclusion I enjoyed it, but would only recommend it to fans of the genre and to people who enjoy some good movie-making.

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Gail (Rosalind Chao) is a married woman who lives alone in her mansion with her two young children. She is also a cynical, cynical woman who has no time for people and spends all her time researching the "natural law". Gail is killed in a helicopter crash while on vacation with her husband, John (David Strathairn) and their children, Colin (Spencer Treat Clark), Katherine (Olivia Wilde) and Ethan (Liam Aiken). On the day of the funeral, Gail's children receive letters from Gail's husband stating that they would be buried in his estate in America. The children read the letters to their parents and then to their brother Sam (Christian Jolley). Sam believes Gail's death is just another accident and thinks that Gail is planning to meet her husband. Gail's nephew Clarence (Lloyd Griffith) and Gail's niece Kelly (Nicole Marano) discover the letters and they are determined to find out who is responsible for Gail's death. The Brothers Grimm was directed by John Maclean, a writer/director who made several successful independent films that had a strong visual style. This film is an adaptation of a short story by Edgar Allen Poe. The movie is very dark and moody and is very well-done, especially in the sequences where Gail and her children are experiencing the tragic events in her life. The movie has a good soundtrack, an effective use of color and a good score. The performance of Rosalind Chao was very good and the production design and the costumes and settings were very good. The production design was well done and the cinematography and lighting were excellent. The direction was very good, and John Maclean is a very good director who makes good independent films. Overall, The Brothers Grimm was a very well-done movie that is worth seeing. It is a dark movie with many psychological aspects. The movie is worth watching.

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Greetings again from the darkness. Last night I watched the remake of a classic, the thriller, "The Nightingale". Now, I am not a huge fan of the original, but I am a huge fan of the remake. "The Nightingale" is a very well done remake, and as a remake, it is absolutely amazing. I must say that the first half of the movie is pretty much the same as the original. I think that the only change was the addition of James Mason. I really liked the part where he says, "You can't kill me. I'm not a criminal.". The second half of the movie was very exciting, and I really liked how they turned it into a thriller. They kept the suspense going, and it really kept me on the edge of my seat. I really liked the acting of both James Mason and Sam Neill. Both of them were great in the movie. The movie had some really cool twists and turns, and it really kept me on the edge of my seat the entire movie. I really recommend this movie, and I am really glad that they made a remake of the classic movie. I think that it was really great. I think that the remake is definitely better than the original.

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Randy O.

The film was shot in a very style to emphasize the seriousness of the characters, which makes the film all the more powerful. The camera angle during the scene of the child is really good and it will make you feel the tension in the room. The camera is good to show the atmosphere of the place. There are a lot of small details that are done really well to build the atmosphere of the film. The setting of the film is very well chosen to show the pain and loneliness of the character. It was really nice to see a lot of Gothic and fantasy themes. Overall, the film is definitely worth watching.

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Julie Harvey

Clooney, the titular character, was so much more interesting in the first film. He had his backstory, he was often right, and he had a personality that felt more like an asset than a liability. In this film, Clooney is much less confident in his role, more self-absorbed, and therefore less interesting. He's clearly conflicted about whether he should seek revenge or stay silent. In his defense, he doesn't have to do much of the fighting, and the conflict between his personal feelings and the greater good of the team is more of a nice contrast than anything else. Not that the ending was anything to write home about, but it was one of the better moments in the film. Overall, I enjoyed the film and I didn't think it was a major disappointment. I didn't see it as a true sequel, just a continuation of a great series.

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Mark R.

The Nightingale (2011) Was it worth watching? Yes It was worth watching. There was a lot of action, a little romance, a bit of drama, and it was well done. It is a solid movie, and will keep you on your toes. I liked the twist and turns in the plot. The characters were very well drawn and brought out their personalities. The storyline of the film is interesting and interesting to follow. The film is very entertaining and will keep you engaged. The setting is beautiful, and the cinematography is stunning. The cinematography is just like in the book. The cinematography was excellent, and very entertaining. The Nightingale is an excellent movie to watch. It is entertaining, and entertaining. It is a solid movie. 8/10

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Paul Patterson

I just watched this film on cable and I have to say it was a good film. The story was engaging, the acting was good, and the directing was fine. The only thing I did not like was that the production and lighting were a bit off in some scenes. Other than that, it was a good film. I would recommend it to anyone who wants to see a good movie.

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Jeremy Watkins

Yes, I did like the story of the girl from a nearby village who suddenly is trapped and can't escape. The music was really good and the cinematography was brilliant. I like the scene when the girl gives her feelings to the boy from the village. I also like the end of the film. The performance of the actors was not bad. I also like the movie very much.

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A group of mafia don't let the crimes in the town to go unpunished. On a fishing trip, a woman and her husband are kidnapped and she is held captive in the basement of a wealthy house. The wife, in a last desperate attempt, tries to run away but the owner of the house, a tough man, follows. The action starts in the garage. The movie keeps moving forward, there are many plot twists. But there are some which are unexpected. The only thing I could say in the negative way is that the movie is not perfect. Some parts of the movie are so predictable. For example, the person who escapes the house on a motorbike has to wait for hours in the forest before he could escape. The movie is about a mafia family and they show their evil intentions and no one will dare to tell about the murders. After the end of the movie, I was amazed. I found the movie as a good entertainment.

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Jonathan A.

I didn't see this movie in the theater. I saw it on DVD. And I'm glad I did. It's an interesting movie. It's a good story with some good twists. It's a little slow at times but I guess that's to be expected. It's one of those movies where you really need to pay attention to the details to fully enjoy it. It's a very good film and I'd recommend it to anyone who likes a good story.

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Joseph J.

THE NIGHTINGALEE was an excellent adaptation of a Clive Cussler novel. I don't know if it's true, but this is a story about a dead man, who had just committed suicide, and he ends up being found dead by an American soldier in Africa, after he was shot, after he was captured. He's the reason for the captivity and not only that, he's the reason why they're keeping the American prisoner captive. His name is Jeff, he's called Jeffrey by his captors, he's called Joe by the American. Jeff has committed suicide. So, now they're going to have to bring him back. And they're going to try to get him to the States, and bring him back to his family, and to tell them the things he wants to tell them. So he's got to get to the States before the government can shut him down. The way the movie is, it's all in the mind of the director, and the writer, and the writers. So, if you like thrillers, this is a must-see, because it's a terrific adaptation of a great book. The only thing that might be a little lacking is the action, because it's very subtle, the violence, because it's very slow, but it's very suspenseful. You really have to be looking for it. So I highly recommend it. It's also good for family, because there's a strong story in there. And I think it's better for children than adults, because it's very slow, very focused. But I think it's very good for children because it's a story about a man who commits suicide, and it's a very sad story, a very sad story. So, if you like thrillers, I highly recommend it.

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The story is very simple, a young American woman, Shelly, a journalist, is kidnapped by a group of terrorists, and is held for ransom. She is kidnapped with the intention of getting back her famous poem, the Nightingale, that is read in the CIA headquarters. While Shelly is being held, the CIA secretly keeps an eye on her and tries to save her. The CIA has some good intentions, but the movie has many flaws. One of them is the fact that Shelly is a woman and is not suited to the role. Another flaw is that the CIA is not shown as a very effective organization. The movie also has many flaws. For example, the CIA is not very professional and the CIA agents seem to be almost robots. Another flaw is that the CIA agents seem to not have a lot of training and their behavior seems very amateur. Lastly, the CIA and Shelly are not very believable. The CIA and Shelly are not very human. In the end, the CIA is not very credible and the CIA agents are not very believable. Overall, the movie is good. It is not a masterpiece, but it is good. It is a good movie, but it is not a masterpiece.

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I can't say I've seen a great film in my life, but I can say this film was good. The story and the setting were wonderful. I enjoyed it. There were some times when it felt like a really good film, but it was a bit too slow for me. It didn't have a lot of action and it didn't have a lot of blood. But it was well worth watching. The actors all did a good job. I'm not going to tell you the ending. I think it will be good to you to see. The only thing that I would have done differently was to have the main character be younger. He was a bit too old for the part. It would have made the movie more of a mystery. It was also a bit too much of a romance. I didn't think it was good enough for the film to be great. I didn't think it was worth a good rating of 8.7. It was worth a good rating of 8. I would give it a 6 out of 10. I would recommend this film to anyone. It's good. I would recommend this film to anyone.

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Michelle G.

One of the most memorable moments in a movie is when the hero is confronted by a villain, and the hero is the one who delivers the punch. This movie did that. The acting was superb, and the film has a great script. The music is quite beautiful. This movie is one of the best films I've seen in the last few years. I highly recommend it.

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A movie that makes you feel like you are right there, with the two main characters. It's a great movie that has a great cast, that's why it's a great movie. I'm really glad I watched this movie and I'm glad that it was rated R. I think it was a great movie that people should see. I give it a 8 out of 10.

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Barbara Crawford

Tarantino was a pioneer in the late '60s and early '70s when he started to make films that had more of a direct cinematic approach to the storytelling process. While his films have been somewhat less successful (e.g. City of Angels, The Elephant Man, and others) he has been known to produce some of the best films of the genre, such as the groundbreaking Poltergeist and The Haunting in Connecticut. The Nightingale is his first film to come out of the mainstream, and it is an interesting and fun film that is a decent adaptation of a novel by Mark Bowden, a science fiction writer. The Nightingale is set in the future, in which technology has progressed to the point where a person's brain can be implanted into a host body, such as in the case of the young boy who has his own body. The boy is nicknamed "The Nightingale" by his friends because of his innate ability to become invisible to the world around him. The Nightingale is a strange boy who is quite the recluse, but when he finally is discovered by the other kids at school, he gets sent to a special school where he can find out what his powers are and be exposed to them. He is a good student, but his friends and family don't seem to care that he is different, and they think that he's a nerd. When the Nightingale is told that his body has been surgically altered, he goes to a special clinic to have the procedure done, and when he returns home, he finds that his body has been taken over by a friend of his named Ed, and he is being kept as a slave. His mother has sent him to a secret society called The Nightingale Club, where he is forced to do chores for the people in the club. His mother has also been working to make sure that he does not speak to anyone else, and he is not allowed to use the restroom, but he has been taught that he must remain silent. He gets so angry that he begins to become invisible, and he starts to slowly change his appearance, becoming a beautiful girl who wears clothes that are the color of the day. He also begins to believe that he is invisible, and he is also allowed to communicate with the people in the club. Eventually, he is able to use his powers to become invisible, and he has become the star of the club. He then begins to get himself out of the club and back into the real world. This is a great film that is a good adaptation of a book that is a fantastic story. It is a fun, exciting film that will keep you interested throughout the entire film. The Nightingale is a great film, and it is definitely worth seeing. It is definitely an enjoyable film that is definitely worth watching.

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I liked this movie. It is quite a different take on a classic tale, in a similar vein to "Nosferatu" and "The Sixth Sense". It has a more European feel to it, and the atmosphere of the times. Unfortunately, I think the most interesting character in this movie is the former Nazi officer. I also think that this is where the film falters a bit. I don't think it is necessarily a bad thing, but there is no real story to hang on this. Still, it is an interesting, good movie.

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An excellent and well made movie. It had the tension of a thriller. It kept you on the edge of your seat for the entire movie. You wanted to know who was going to survive and what was going to happen. You wanted to know who would live and who would die. I really enjoyed it. I really liked it. I hope to see it again some day. I don't want to give too much away because it was really good. It was well done and the actors did a great job. I highly recommend this movie.

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It was a good movie. I liked the characters and the story line. I found the acting and directing good, but I think the story line was pretty weak. I felt the story was somewhat lacking in depth. It was like they had to do a lot of exposition. The film could have done with some more action and drama. The story was a bit dull at times. But the acting was good, and I enjoyed the movie.