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‘The community is pretty upset’: Port Arthur film widely condemned – The Guardian

Tasmanians have voiced strong opposition to a Justin Kurzel film announced this week, which will examine one of Australia’s darkest days



Survivors, families of victims and the local mayor have expressed deep misgivings about the production of a new film that will depict the days leading up to the Port Arthur massacre, which claimed 35 lives in 1996.
On Monday, streaming service Stan announced the film NITRAM, which has already commenced production in Geelong, Victoria. It is being helmed by Snowtown director Justin Kurzel, and stars Judy Davis, Anthony LaPaglia, Essie Davis and American actor Caleb Landry Jones as the gunman, whose…

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