Animal Kingdom: 'I’m coming to get you'

Animal Kingdom: 'I’m coming to get you'
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At the very start of the film a young man (J, played by James Frecheville) is on the couch watching a TV game show while an older woman sits slumped – apparently asleep – beside him. A few seconds later two ambulance workers turn up and we realise that the woman is his mother and she has overdosed from heroin. In a phone conversation to his grandmother (Jacki Weaver) an hour or more later, we discover the mother has died and her son is at a loss at what to do next. His grandmother is obviously the only person to whom he can turn. Summary by Lynden Barber